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Forex-*****.com referrals

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by peedeefish, Jan 11, 2012.

  1. peedeefish

    peedeefish Newbie

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    I have been getting a lot of views to a lot of my sites from forex-*****.com. Is this some kind of spam? average time on site is 0, bounce rate is 100%.
     
  2. jon_xx_x

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    There's a service I came across several months ago, it was a way to get real visits to your site, I guess to increase alexa, traffic stats, etc. And it works exactly as you've described. You check your stats and see a visit from xxxxxxxx.com, you think "wtf? They have a link to me?", and you go to their site to see where your link is.

    I'm not 100% that's how it works, but that's how it appeared. IT's stupid, but that was my only guess.
     
  3. twistedstix

    twistedstix BANNED BANNED

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    If it is spam, make money off of it.
    Add some pop-ups from some advertisers like ero-advertising.com

    I have some bots that go to my site and they are earning me money so I can't be bothered to block em :)
     
  4. peedeefish

    peedeefish Newbie

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    Yeah. I went to the site to find my link, but didn't find anything. I haven't bought any traffic to any of my sites.
     
  5. peedeefish

    peedeefish Newbie

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    How would I make money off of them if it is spam or a bot?

    One of the sites is my freelance design site, I don't want pop ups on there.
     
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    can u tell me the site name where u have submitted ur site link so that i can check it with my robots...
     
  7. _alpha

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    I noticed the same yesterday on a new MNS I have...interesting...
    It's pretty new and low traffic and the forex-***** referrals made up about 75% of my "visits" for the day.

    quick google search:
    Code:
    http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Google+Analytics/thread?tid=086dba0484688a3d&hl=en
    and:

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    http://www.businesshut.com/spam/google-analytics-referrer-spam/
     
  8. peedeefish

    peedeefish Newbie

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    I applied the filter and I hope the visits stop.

    Thanks everyone for you help.
     
  9. z3zim4

    z3zim4 Newbie

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Referrer_spam