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Can Buying Traffic Have A Negative Impact On Your Sites Rank/Income?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by FallenSputnik, Mar 4, 2016.

  1. FallenSputnik

    FallenSputnik Junior Member

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    Hey guys,

    Might seem like a stupid questions - but I was just wondering if buying traffic from places like adf ly/linkbucks etc - can that somehow hurt your Alexa rank?

    Also, can that impact your advertising network income such as from adsense etc.

    Thank you.
     
  2. Nonilol

    Nonilol Elite Member

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    Alexa is basically estimating the amount of traffic you get.
    Definitely will not hurt (might even help), as far as I know they do not care about the traffic source.
     
  3. Typlo

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    Unless you have your site verified with Alexa, and it's script on your site, Alexa estimates the traffic you receive based on users with the Alexa tool bar installed. While it could be possible traffic from those sources could help your Alexa ranking, I'd image it wouldn't have any effect. Won't hurt your ranking.

    It can most definitely hurt your earnings and get your Adsense account closed. Could hurt you with other ad networks as well, if the traffic is low quality. Good rule of thumb, if it isn't adding value for the networks advertisers, your account will eventually be closed / banned.
     
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    Doesn't matter where you get traffic from as long as it is high quality traffic. Maybe try for relevant niche specific target traffic.
     
  5. FallenSputnik

    FallenSputnik Junior Member

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    Hmmm okay - just wanted to get a general idea - especially with people who will be visiting the site are from people trying to make money with alexa/clicking on advertised link.

    If anybody has different insight is welcomed to share.
     
  6. FallenSputnik

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    final bump just in case :cheerlead
     
  7. johnoning89

    johnoning89 Newbie

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    If the quality of the traffic is good then you have nothing to worry about. Here are some popular platforms where you can buy reviews from blogger influencers, social media influencers and pitch bloggers with your content:


    PostJoint - Buy credits to create campaigns
    GetReviewed - 25$ monthly fee, no additional commissions
    SponsoredReviews - 50% commission/transaction
    Blogdash - 250$/month pitch authority bloggers
    PayPerPost - Different Packages, starting at 9$/month
    If you have more platforms please share, I would be thankfull.
     
  8. JimmyTwoTimes

    JimmyTwoTimes Registered Member

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    Why not test it out on a throw-away domain and a sign-up form?
     
  9. FallenSputnik

    FallenSputnik Junior Member

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    Good good people before me probably didn't do that themselves and willing to share knowledge for free themselves :p.
     
  10. jollyman

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    Buying traffic is prohibited by Ad sense and could lead to your account being banned where as organic traffic is always the best and safest way ever.
     
  11. FallenSputnik

    FallenSputnik Junior Member

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    There is more than one advertising network - there are much better than adsense out there, especially if you are dealing with organic traffic mate, but as a side note - adsense has 0.0000001% chance of finding out if someone purchased traffic unless you declared it publicly
     
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    webhostingman Junior Member

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    I won't risk buying traffic if they are not targeted. However I don't think they will have any negative impact on your ranking as far as seo is concerned.
     
  13. jollyman

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    When it comes to Adsense's, not all traffic ( buying ) is good traffic, nor is all traffic equal in terms of quality. Simply, buying traffic is just to get traffic - many sites that "sell" traffic don't care if the visitors are interested in your site or not...they just do it for money.
     
  14. muneeb3372

    muneeb3372 Newbie

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    I think buying traffic is not good.
     
  15. Emma laurencez

    Emma laurencez Registered Member

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    can you recommend panel to buy traffic ? i mean cheap and quality traffic to sell on fiverr.com ? i can pay $0.30-60 to 1000 hits. ( 1K - 0.30/0.60 USD ) i used popunder, trafficus and hitbulk.com
    but can't be a satisfied with the price :( :( i need cheap site for reselling

    Thank you!