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How they index their referral link?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by undeterminederror, Oct 31, 2008.

  1. undeterminederror

    undeterminederror BANNED BANNED

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    i see for some sites offering affiliate programs, referal links ranking better than the original. ex: http://www.site.com/sell-page ranks second after http://www.site.com/sell-page/ref?=1234567890
    how they do that?
     
  2. DanutBurlan

    DanutBurlan Newbie

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    Search Engine Marketing or maybe some Black Hat Strategies ?
     
  3. z3zim4

    z3zim4 Newbie

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    I got my referral link there when I just submitted it to google :)

    Usually doesn't work, but if the site is new it might work.
     
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  4. bmph8ter

    bmph8ter BANNED BANNED

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    I got a site that this happened on where I really didn't do anything different than normal. Posted article on the site, bookmarked/pinged them some, and left comments at other places for getting backlinks.

    I guess when G went through my article, they decide that my affiliate link pointed to the authority site which put it in the number 1 spot. I tripped out the first few sales I got seeing that the clicks came straight from G (bypassing my page) and STILL contained my aff id #.
     
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  5. StillSmiling

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    bmph8ter, thats a sweet! And you didn't even have to deal with G's limitations on affiliate links in adwords. Nice.
     
  6. bmph8ter

    bmph8ter BANNED BANNED

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    No doubt right? The first sale kinda freaked me out as I thought something had gotten screwed up. But after the next few, I did a little :yield: I think the link finally disappeared from G, but there are still some sales coming in as the same thing happened on Y.