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Erik

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When I search for OMER on google, or type www.spearfishing.com/omer into the address bar, I get sent to Roger Yazbecks Picasso store.
Anybody know what the hell's going on with that? I don't know enough about websites and search engines to understand why this happens. Is there nasty business afoot?
I can still find OMER America, but it takes some digging.
Cheers,
Erik Y.
 

Cliff Etzel

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FYI - I have taken over the web mastering duties for OMER here in the states - you can reach OMER's site at http://www.omerdiving.com - Roger is unwilling to redirect traffic to OMER's website that originated on the spearfishing.com domain - he has stated in no uncertain terms that he isn't going to redirect any traffic that comes to the spearfishing.com domain - so please get the word out regarding the new web address.

I can tell you that I have dealt with both parties and that Mark and Eddie Laboccetta are great to work with and are great people who stand behind their products.
 
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Erik

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Thanks Cliff. So does Roger own that domain? I remember that OMER and a spearo forum and I think Spearfishing Magazine all had links there?
Mark has done me some great deals and a few favours too.
Cheers,
Erik Y.
 

JMD

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Hey Cliff,

Love the redisign of the omer site, spankin!

Any chance your gonna add an online store?
 

Cliff Etzel

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My understanding is that Technosport (OMER USA) originally resided at the spearfishing.com/omer web address - without going into details, the original webmaster bailed when given a better offer by Picasso America - took the domain with him and left Mark high and dry.

Technosport had someone develop a stop gap site and then contacted me to redesign/adapt the OMER Corporate site to fit their needsbecause they felt they needed to improve their web presence.

They aren't adding any online shopping - they feel strongly in supporting their network of retailers.
 
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JMD

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Fair enough, how about some links to the folks who carry their stuff then?
 

Cliff Etzel

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We just went llive with the basic site this week and will be adding more content - I'll pass along to Mark the suggestion for a list of dealers on their site.

Thanks for the suggestion.
 

JMD

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No problem, and the site really does look great. I ran accross it a couple weeks back when looking to replace a pair of tunas I had finally used up over a couple years of hard diving.
 

Erik

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I agree that the new site looks awesome. Nice work!
Cheers,
Erik Y.
 
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