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Onclick gateway bad for SEO?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by 1337WuLF, Jun 20, 2011.

  1. 1337WuLF

    1337WuLF Senior Member Premium Member

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    What are your thoughts on this?


     
  2. BLACKHAT1984

    BLACKHAT1984 Regular Member

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    Don't imagine so. I do think having your main pages locked with onload does affect your serps, especially if you have a gateway that can be seen as malware ie pinball
     
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    meathead1234 Moderator Staff Member Moderator Premium Member

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    Never had an issue using gateways on click. Conversions are higher and organic rankings are usually more sustainable.
     
  4. zivmaymon

    zivmaymon Regular Member

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    Look, I'm using webmaster tools to track one of my websites where I'm using content-locker>
    checking what is the most popular page gives me the adress of the gateway so I guess it has an effect since G knows there is no content there.The big G is watching.
     
  5. aftershock2020

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    Yeah, I've done a LOT of field research in this one, with gateways, redirects, etc...

    Never found any real success in it from an SEO standpoint. It does have some really great internal appliciations within a site but other than that, it isn't worth the effort for redirecting someone without reason other than hoping to get a few cents in traffic residual, as the customer will never come back if they are angry about the situation, clicking through or otherwise during the action.

    Keep it simple and build your own applications or at least run your own instead of duping people on thinking they are getting what they aren't going to, even remotely.

    Wasting your time and resources, however, that is my opinion...to each their own.