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How deep can a click be tracked?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by laur.laurix, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. laur.laurix

    laur.laurix Power Member

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    Long story short, I want to work with an aff network that doesn't allow traffic generated by email marketing, but I have an extra juicy 20k email list that will make me some coin.

    If I make a landing page and include the link in my emails and from that landing page redirect the users to the offer, via call to action buttons, text links or images, can the aff network track the original source of traffic?
    Thanks.
     
  2. mirrorer

    mirrorer Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    There is clickmagick which can hide the referrer,then you can send traffic to another url which you want to appear as referring url.
    Easy as pie.
    Hit me up via pm if you need help
     
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  3. Ste Fishkin

    Ste Fishkin Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    From the http header shit I think you can only see the previous website they directly clicked the link on.

    However, I know people who have fucked around with it and not only got that information, but also read the users cookies and established if they are logged into websites like facebook, if they have been on wikipedia in the last 30 days and stuff like this. There is a lot of cool stuff you can do if you know what your doing.

    I think you should be ok though, if you have a landing page and your email list is just promoting your website and not the offer directly you are not violating shit.
     
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  4. Des_cartes

    Des_cartes Junior Member

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    As a website owner the only information you can have is the HTTP referer in the header, there is a lot of ways to fake it or hide it just use the search tool on the forum.