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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by MikeForeverSafe, Dec 11, 2016.

  1. MikeForeverSafe

    MikeForeverSafe Newbie

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    Since I've joined this forum I've magically started getting traffic from this site consistently without even putting my URL's up anywhere on here. Why is that?
     
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  2. blogzandstuff

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    i don't know but i noticed the same thing just now, my analytics said blackhatworld was the referrer. i have never mentioned my site on here either and it was from Russia
     
  3. MikeForeverSafe

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    Yeah that's weird. At first I thought maybe someone was trying to access my control panels or something but I dunno. Guess I'll keep an eye on it.
     
  4. blogzandstuff

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    have you mentioned your site's url in a pm?
     
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    I'm getting the same here. Was a bit confused because I've never posted my website on here and I came on to double check
     
  6. MikeForeverSafe

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    Nope not at all that's what I thought was extremely weird about it. And I'm getting traffic from here on several of my websites. Strange to say the least.
     
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    certainly worrying. i used my url in a pm, but never mentioned it on the open forum for obvious reasons. i'm watching my analytics constanlty now
     
  8. MikeForeverSafe

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    Yeah I haven't PM'ed anyone as I used to be a member but it's been quite some time so I set up a new account to start fresh. Plus I couldn't remember my login stuff regardless but all these are new sites which wouldn't have remotely come from here regardless. I'm gonna keep an eye on things at any rate.
     
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    me too
     
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    Same here, but I just added a rule to my firewall to block all traffic from this site as a referrer. Ain't nobody got no time for that.

    Also - the traffic is coming from Saint Petersburg and Moscow.
     
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  11. Jobdollarr

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    I do not know.
    Maybe people come from your signature
     
  12. MikeForeverSafe

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    I have no sig yet.
     
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    Usually only traffic bot device or referral traffic to your site
     
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    I have no signature so it's not that
     
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    having the same issue
     
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    some peoples search with your profile name, but yes, BHW is a magic for traffic :)
     
  18. blogzandstuff

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    A newbie joined today and said he's getting blackhatworld as a referrer, and he's new today
     
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    This is not about that, filtering will not answer the question why
     
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    since my target dont target users from that are we blocked their IP