Question Promoting On One Site.. Can't Use Clickable URL. Need Ideas To Hide Refer..

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by weruncompanies, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. weruncompanies

    weruncompanies Power Member

    Feb 15, 2011
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    California, USA
    Promoting on this one general talk forum, and don't want the refer to show since I use Adsense. The site has a ton of members, but saw one has admitted to PMing people to get them to click on his ads.. Said he was banned. I run a legit site, and don't do that. The traffic on there is awesome, and it converts, but I want to keep my Adsense ads up..

    So, how can I hide the refer? Should I just make the link unclickable (have people copy the link and paste it in the browser) so it shows up as a direct hit? Seems like the safest way to do it, as I don't want to use any thing that remotely is sketchy... I just want to promote my site, but I don't want to get direct hits showing up coming from a flagged domain. Not sure if it is, but not worth the risk.

    But have to promote it, this was phenomenal in terms of ROI for me a few years ago.
    Also was thinking of a landing page > website. But that just seems sketchy too.