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can I just redirect URL in FB ads

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by aussiejack, Jan 31, 2016.

  1. aussiejack

    aussiejack Regular Member

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    I have a fb ad running. Now I want to redirect my leads to another site which would not be approved by facebook. Can I just make a redirect?

    So at the moment:

    Facebook ad ----> User clicks on Site A

    My goal

    Facebook ad ----> User clicks on Site A ----> gets redirected to Site B

    Technically that is easy but I am just wondering if google has bots / crawlers etc who check for little scammers like me
     
  2. 444444

    444444 Junior Member

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    My experience with Facebook is that they will ban you at the second they smell something fishy and then you pretty much lost your ads account which is quite hard to recover.
     
  3. aussiejack

    aussiejack Regular Member

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    ok but how do they smell it?
     
  4. dammo

    dammo Newbie

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    Not sure it would be worth the risk.
     
  5. Awavekid

    Awavekid BANNED BANNED

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    This.

    SIKE. Don't listen to 4444444 or whatever, he does Facebook ads himself and he basically over exaggerate's everything about Facebook.

    You can use a meta refresh redirect after they approve a clean link, afterwards you can switch the redirect to whatever.
     
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  6. aussiejack

    aussiejack Regular Member

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    cool

    but is that a meta refresh redirect?


    Code:
    [FONT=Verdana][SIZE=3] <!DOCTYPE html>
    <html>
    <head>
    <!-- HTML meta refresh URL redirection -->
    <meta http-equiv="refresh"
    content="0; url=http://www.mydomain.com/new-page.html">;
    </head>
    <body>
    <p>The page has moved to:
    <a href="http://www.mydomain.com/new-page.html">this page</a></p>
    </body>
    </html>[/SIZE][/FONT]
    I mean this code
     
  7. ChanzGrande

    ChanzGrande Elite Member

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    Yes that is a meta-refresh. While it is true you can do it this way - if you are doing really blackhat stuff your best bet would be cloaking. For example, if/when Facebook re-crawls your ad link they can identify anything fishy/spammy, and they can and do disable abusive accounts, so a lot of people with some money go straight to cloaking.

    Personally, I wouldn't risk my personal FB ad account in this manner(meta-refresh) unless my final landing pages are pretty clean laced. But, this meta-refresh is definitely a short-term solution while you build up some cash for cloaking. If you have the money now - it's a good way to go to gain some longevity with any given FB ads account.

     
  8. aussiejack

    aussiejack Regular Member

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    I have the money. Is there a good tutorial for cloaking?
     
  9. ChanzGrande

    ChanzGrande Elite Member

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    Well there are providers here, and also a lot of other well-known services. Most of the major ones are pretty solid and secure. In a nutshell though the cloaking service will show one set of content to search engines, manual reviewers, etc... while it will show your highly monetized actual landing page to real people. It can be expensive, but if you have a solid BH campaign - it's the best goto solution to quickly start getting the money rolling in.

    I do like Blackjack's JustCloakIt service which I have utilized in a bit of a review capacity, but like I said there are a lot of different providers. This can be done on one's own, but it is a lot of work.
     
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    Asif WILSON Khan Executive VIP Jr. VIP

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    Agree with davers this is a situation for cloaking.

    Just stay away from Ralph Urner and Cedric Heyward