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Quick Tip: Get Traffic Data for Any Bitly Link

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by ChrisX, Feb 22, 2014.

  1. ChrisX

    ChrisX Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    This is a pretty old trick but I'll bring it up in case somebody here doesn't know it yet.
    Basically, you can add "+" at the end of any Bitly link to see the traffic it's been getting.

    For example, the other day I saw somebody renting their sig space for $50 a month. I checked bitly and one of their links had received less than 50 clicks in the last 30 days. So now I know the CPC and whether it's a good deal or not.
     
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  2. srinu0812

    srinu0812 Supreme Member

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    I didn't know that. Bit.ly allows this on purpose?
     
  3. ChrisX

    ChrisX Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I guess so, because the feature has been around for quite some time.
     
  4. srinu0812

    srinu0812 Supreme Member

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    May be some guys likes their link's stats to be private? No option to get around that?
     
  5. Imgar

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    wow..thank you for this hint.. i didn't know this yet till now
     
  6. peetrike

    peetrike Power Member

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    Just register and disallow this option.

    Cheers