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[Q] Sites i'm getting traffic from but no link there

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by TrevorB, Nov 23, 2012.

  1. TrevorB

    TrevorB Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I have been seeing sites in my Slimstat logs on my Wordpress blogs
    showing as referrals for traffic but when I go to these sites I can't
    find a link to my site from there, how can I be receiving traffic
    from a site like this?
     
  2. throw.pl

    throw.pl Newbie

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    Just fake referral :)
     
  3. takeachance

    takeachance Power Member

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    Yea, fake referrer spam - the thing is with this technique is it works doesn't it! helps to get the traffic numbers up for Alexa purposes but you have to question the benefit that provides......
     
  4. masterjani

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    Most of the time, these are junk traffics. If it is too high then remove adsense codes if any for a while.
     
  5. TrevorB

    TrevorB Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Do these show as backlinks for the sites that i'm seeing in my stats?
     
  6. takeachance

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    yep! that's really the end game of the process but I doubt it's very beneficial.