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How to directly link to affiliate offers in YT link?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Orbiter, Jun 28, 2013.

  1. Orbiter

    Orbiter Registered Member

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    YT really hates affiliate landing pages. So much in fact that even when 301 redirecting through my own domain, the tab just closes and returns to the YT page. Any ideas on how I can bypass this nuisance without resorting to the use of iframes and such?
     
  2. myownhero

    myownhero Power Member Premium Member

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  3. Orbiter

    Orbiter Registered Member

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    What I'm trying to do is YT -> Landing page. It worked with a delayed redirect using javascript.
     
  4. Methodic1

    Methodic1 Registered Member

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    Here is the trick I use:

    I get a tld like example.com I then simply link to example.com. On the index page of example.com I have a link that takes in the referrer page in php so index.php looks like this:

    PHP:
    <?php
    $referrer 
    $_SERVER['HTTP_REFERER'];
    $exp1 explode("watch?v=",$referrer);
    $exp2 substr($exp1[1], 011);
    switch (
    $referrer) {
    case 
    "dQw4w9WgXcQ":
    $url "URL to redirect to if youtube video is http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ";
    break;
    case 
    "vid id":
    $url "URL to redirect to if youtube video is vid id";
    break;
    default:
    "website homepage";
    if(
    $url !== "" && $url !== null){
    header'Refresh: 0; url=http://'.$url );
    }
    ?>
     
  5. stevielynx

    stevielynx Newbie

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    I have a direct sales MLM gig. ((Tried to add fake url to show the general long url structure here)) Who is going to type all of that? So, I bought a domain name and forwarded it directly to my rep sign up page. No masking, just forwarding.

    I am getting messages that the "add to cart" link to complete the free rep process doesn't work.

    Is there a way for the company to stop the checkout process if the referral comes in from a different url??

    How can I amend your code to only make the forward from the tld to the long one without raising flags? Where do I add my tld to the code above? TY
     
  6. john1444

    john1444 Elite Member

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    Get your own page and forget the headache and risk attached..