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Redirect Tip - Use your General Website for this! - .htaccess

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by jesaustralia, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. jesaustralia

    jesaustralia Newbie

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    Alright I'm not sure if this has been talked about or if i'm posting it in the right section. I just thought it might be useful to some...

    You will need atleast a domain and hosting for this to be possible.
    Instead of buying a domain to redirect to for instance a Clickbank affiliate sales page, I have learned a method to redirect using your general domain.

    On the root of your hosting account you have a file called ".htaccess" download it and open it with notepad.

    Looks like this for me:

    # BEGIN WordPress
    <IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
    RewriteEngine On
    RewriteBase /
    RewriteRule ^index\.php$ - [L]
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
    RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
    RewriteRule . /index.php [L]
    </IfModule>

    # END WordPress

    redirect /moviedownloads h**p://YOURAFFILIATEOFFER1/?tid=goatcheese

    redirect /freetv h**p://YOURAFFILIATEOFFER2./?tid=goatcheese



    Its very Important! that there is a space between redirect and forward slash "/"

    When you are finished editing your .htaccess file upload to your server root and replace your .htaccess file

    Now say you are promoting a product through Youtube and want people to go straight to the affiliate sales page which is much more professional than your video :)
    In the top of the description you put your link like this h**p://yourwebsite/freetv

    When people click on the very nice looking link they get redirected instantely to the affiliate offer page, and you make money when they buy ofcause but i don't have to tell you that because you got that part I hope :)

    Anyway I just wanted to share this, its not very difficult but I think if you have lots of links these links look better than a tinyurl link and if your video isn't the best your job will just be to convince people to click the link, basically get them out of the shop and lure them into the proffessional sales pages.

    Alright comment what you think of this method I would like to hear if anyone has something bad to say about this, warnings etc.

    Cheerio guys!
     
  2. dinkish

    dinkish Power Member

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    Yeah, I'm pretty sure companies that are paying per click won't go for that, and those that are paying based on sales (traditionally referred to as commission) won't have to do anything because you're fucking yourself over with shitty referrals.
     
  3. jesaustralia

    jesaustralia Newbie

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    I thought it was the sales pages job to finish the job meaning sell their product and I the middle man send traffic good and bad traffic because bad traffic will happen.
    I'm not out to give anyone shitty referrals, but create an interest and a bigger possibility to sell the product by sending them to the page that matters. If I was the seller I would love to have affiliates that would do that for me, cause atleast their would be a sale once in a while I would think. Just my thought
     
  4. dinkish

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    Not telling you your opinion is wrong or doesn't manner but here it is...

    If you're the middle man and you feel that kind of "traffic" is good, why would I just piss in the wind and pay something like adfly to get me higher traffic and probably about equal bounce rate?

    Irrelevant "leads" (just traffic... which happens to follow your links as you suggested) won't convert more than the bulk of the time. You'd be better off focusing efforts towards backlinking that had influence on your SERP's towards keywords.
     
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