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New forum and using fake users initially, can Google see the trick?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Bisturi, May 14, 2013.

  1. Bisturi

    Bisturi Junior Member

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    I have a new forum and to make it look lively I'm creating fake user profiles and creating conversations. I use the same IP as I don't have a proxy.

    Im planning to have this forum without black hat techniques except this initial faking of users so 1 day ago I installed Google Analytics and Webmater Tools. I'm now having second thoughts about the fake users and Google spotting them.

    Do you think Google will be able to see that all users and posts so far have the same IP and then downgrade the posts that are made? I'm creating big conversations with the accounts and it is a lot of work (spend hours chatting ot myself on the forum LOL), my goal is to get the threads indexed and get some Google love and then get new real users. I know it has only been one day but the threads haven't been indexed yet...

    I have removed the Google Analytics code from the footer for now. What do you think? Should I allow Google Analytics (and Webmaster Tools) while Im creating threads with the fake accounts, or shall I completely remove the forum from webmaster and analytics? My main worry is that Google sees that all the posts so far have been made with the same IP (but different usernames and accounts) and thus downgrade the posts from the SERPS.

    Thank you for any help.
     
  2. bigkapp

    bigkapp Regular Member

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    Just as long as your not using Google Analytics on the pages you'll be fine.
     
  3. rasmusk

    rasmusk Senior Member

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    You be fine :) Good luck with your forum :)
     
  4. mynameis940

    mynameis940 Power Member

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    As bigkapp said, if you have Analytics on your page, they can easily see where the traffic comes from, but if you don't, then there is no way to see it.
     
  5. twitter.followers

    twitter.followers Elite Member

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    ^^ Make sure to follow this. And try to avoid using any other Google tools if possible as well.
     
  6. BHopkins

    BHopkins Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    I doubt analytics would even matter. Google can't tell the IP of the account that's posting or registering so I don't think it would matter.
     
  7. Bisturi

    Bisturi Junior Member

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    Thanks folks, I actually put Analytics yesterday and was posting posts like crazy with the fake accounts. Then I logged to Analytics today and saw that Google Analytics pointed to all visitors to the forum were exclusively of my location although it counted 9 visitors and not 1 (weird considering all fake users have the same IP?). no one else visited the forum yesterday as the forum is in baby mode (very new).

    I have removed the Analytics code from the footer (I originally inserted it there to cover all the pages). Shall I continue posting with the accounts that I was posting with yesterday or shall I create new account and post with them now that Analytics is removed? In case Analytics will remember the IPs of the fake account.

    Funny thing, yesterday, Google visited me 1 hour after installing Analytics and it was visible on my forum as a visitor. It would go come and leave throughout the timespan of 10 hours and I saw the forum itself was indexed but not the threads. Like i say, the forum is very new and I only installed Analytics some 30 hours ago.

    Thanks for the good luck on the forum, I hope I make it through. Good thing I know about spamming :D so I have that more or less under control. I read a good trick to get the forum rolling was creating fake accounts and creating conversations until the real traffic and users picked up which is what I'm doing and hoping.
     
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