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Bogus Leads coming in through Syndicated Sites

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Nordajgt, Oct 10, 2011.

  1. Nordajgt

    Nordajgt Regular Member Premium Member

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    Hey Guys,

    I really need some advice because I've already called Google on the issue and we'll see if they can even do anything. So I have been getting these really obviously bad leads for the last month, and my sales people are up in arms about it. So i coded a ref script that shows me in SQL where each lead comes in from. I found a list of these dummy sites that are what looks to me like they have copied my Google Adwords Adtext, desc, and URL. Now, i have reason to believe it's a bot doing it but I have no idea why. Google is saying the ads that are on these sites are not theirs and in no way reflect a conversion on their end or cost me money. I figured this out already.

    What i need to do is put some sort of block on these sites, and as much as i wish a simple robots edit could do it, i don't think they are the same site everyday. P.M me and i'll send you the URL that I'm talking about for further information.

    Really need some help on this, i'm losing money everyday.

    Thanks Gents
     
  2. Nordajgt

    Nordajgt Regular Member Premium Member

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    Decided to through an Image captcha up and so far so good. Confirming this is a bot
     
  3. GrizzlyAdams

    GrizzlyAdams Regular Member

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    I was going to suggest a captcha... gg