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How do you scrape Forum Signature links?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by MikeBuyco, Jan 18, 2012.

  1. MikeBuyco

    MikeBuyco Regular Member

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    I've been trying to scrape forums that allow signature links but I'm not having any success. I've have some good ones but only about a few percentage of what I scrape. Can anyone recommend me a good footprint to scrape forums that allow signature links?
     
  2. MichiganManiac

    MichiganManiac Regular Member

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    I thought you could just use scrapebox to scrape the members list...like so:

    site:targetforum.com/members/

    Then, save the list of results to a text file.

    Next, open up the Link Extractor Ad-On for Scrapebox and import the file of member URLs you just saved.

    Set it to only extract "external" links...and give it a run.

    Should work, I think
     
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  3. supaH

    supaH Junior Member

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    Found this footprint a couple weeks back here on blackhatworld.

    Code:
    "Find all posts by""Find all threads started by""Total Posts:" "signature"
    That will find all forum profiles that show signatures, aka publicly viewable.

    If you have scrapebox as well, put that as your footprint then add a bunch of keywords as well, it will find more.
     
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  4. MikeBuyco

    MikeBuyco Regular Member

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    Thanks guys! I will try it now. I'll use scrapebox. :)
     
  5. SwanyP321

    SwanyP321 Newbie

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    anyone know of a way to do this with hrefer?