Google analytics referral from my own site?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by websanova, Feb 16, 2012.

  1. websanova

    websanova Newbie

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    I've never seen this before. In google ananlytics it's showing referrals from my own site. What does that mean, how can I be referring myself?
     
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    lol you might have internal link referring to that page
     
  3. websanova

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    Internal link, well every link is internal to my site isn't it?
     
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    It's called the ultimate self flagellation technic. Works wonders for gay webmasters. :) Seriously though it comes from internal linking to a page. Check your side bar to see if it shows as a "Recent Post" or something.
     
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  5. websanova

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    okay, I'm just not getting the difference between a regular link pointing to a page on my site and an internal linking pointing to a page on my site. What's the difference? How does one show up as a referral (internal link) and the other does not?

    here is my site to make it easier: http://www.websanova.com