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Jan 19, 2009
Wow Scott, you really need to get your marketing guys or whomever talked you into this and bang their heads together (if this includes yourself, I'm all for it). What a woeful self promotion. I'm embarrassed for you.
 
 
Jan 19, 2009
I think it's a fairly intelligent way to advertise your business. Scott may have lost some people who think it was unethical but they'll be a lot more vocal than those who thought the website was good. You'll always get more complaints than you will complements in any industry, cartooning included.

On a vaguely related note: has anyone else here been to www.comparethemeerkat.com yet? I don't know if the ads are running internationally but it's a much better site than www.comparethemarket.com, the site it's advertising.
 
 
Jan 19, 2009
Wow, promoting your real new company through Dilbert in a strip...Okay, I have to admit that was pretty smooth.
 
 
Jan 19, 2009
I wrote to the support: "Was this application really made by a cartoon character?" and got this answer:

"Thank you for your email. Actually, no it wasn't but I guess you already knew
that. The DilbertFiles.com service has been developed by a Dutch company that
have a lot of experience building web applications.
Please let me know if you have any other questions."

OK, no Dilbert. BTW: The company behind is www.sendyourfiles.com
 
 
Jan 19, 2009
while waiting for the site to load up, I always imagine Scott has been abducted by elbonian terrorists, who use pre-industrial age servers to host the site. As dilbertfiles.com appears to be not secure, I think I'm right
 
 
 
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