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blanking referrer.. problems with networks?

Discussion in 'Affiliate Programs' started by danchoksy, Jan 28, 2009.

  1. danchoksy

    danchoksy BANNED BANNED

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    any of you had any problems blanking your referrer?

    one of my networks bitched about it today..

    what do you guys say when your AM asks u why u are blanking the referrer
     
  2. gimme4free

    gimme4free Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Why dont you mix in your traffic with others so that they only see a few blanks?
     
  3. WickednDivine

    WickednDivine Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I think it's just as legit to have ALL your referrers blanked. mixing it just looks like your trying to hide some of it IMO.
     
  4. danchoksy

    danchoksy BANNED BANNED

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    the method im using i really need to blank the referrer
     
  5. danchoksy

    danchoksy BANNED BANNED

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    On a different note, my double meta refresh script doesnt work with chrome.. anyone able to blank referrer with chrome users?
     
  6. gimme4free

    gimme4free Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I meant send legit traffic in in a way that looks normal with referring URL as well as black hat blank traffic. I don't think they really care, they just email you asking where your traffic is coming from.
     
  7. calm

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    Couldnt you make a different landing page and make the traffic come from there?
     
  8. periodmao

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    But almost all sales are generated from black hat traffic. Sending a ton of useless legit traffic will cause bad results.
     
  9. gimme4free

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    I didnt say send a ton of useless traffic. Send an amount to mix it in but this is just your choice.
     
  10. booman

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    Why blank when you can spoof?
     
  11. GeoffreyF67

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    As long as the advertiser is making money then the AM has no room to complain imo.

    You are doing what any good business owner would do and protecting your trade secrets. I.E. not revealing the source of your traffic.

    G-Man
     
  12. Jimmyvee

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    First beforing answering them, ask them "is there a problem with my conversations?" They will more than likely say no. Then there should not be a problem with the traffic...right?

    Also you can just tell them that you have been burned before with other CPA companies that have stole your source and now you are just taking precautions that it doesn't happen again.
     
  13. GeoffreyF67

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    Oh no, you talk just fine :p

    LOL

    Good idea tho.

    G-Man
     
  14. Jimmyvee

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    LOL too funny I meant to say "conversions"