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Scrapebox: Custom Footprint doesnt work

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO Tools' started by Bytefaker, Jun 10, 2010.

  1. Bytefaker

    Bytefaker Regular Member

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    Hi,

    Beside the crashes of the slow commenting mode and the insecure IE settings I really like Scrapebox. I've now posted to every blog which is related to my keywords. But I don't want to stop now.

    At my very beginning here on BHW I bought some high PR links. As far as I can see, I think very often Scrapebox is used to find these sites. But to do this, custom footprints are needed. And they don't nearly work good for me..

    Yeah I know now I hear, get some private proxies, use no proxy and set a random delay, but this doesn't help at all.

    For example when I use the following footprint and search google for it, I get 27'000'000 results. When I use the custom footprint in Scrapebox I get only 1156 results which suck.

    Footprint used:
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    intext:"powered by wordpress"+"leave a comment"-"comments are closed"
    Is this feature some kind of broken or what is my fault? As far as I can see Scrapebox searches google and then harvests the links to the specific pages. I know I never get 27'000'000 blogpages, but about 100k at least should be possible.

    Any help is really welcome!

    If it working at your side, how many results can you harvest with this footprint?

    Best regards,
    Bytefaker
     
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2010
  2. lincolnave

    lincolnave Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    What kind of proxies are you using? Free or Paid? Just wondering.
     
  3. Bytefaker

    Bytefaker Regular Member

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    I think I found the problem: It's not possible to scrape without keywords because Scrapebox can only harvest 1000 results then. When I use keywords, then it works :) (beside the latest version very often crashes while harvesting URL's)
     
  4. Efex1.0

    Efex1.0 Newbie

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    Hi Bytefaker,

    I'm having the same problem with a custom footprint.

    I see 500k results at google but I only end up harvesting 1.2k links :(

    Can you please let me know how do you specifically solved the problem?

    thanks
     
  5. tobimobi

    tobimobi Newbie

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    I get no result at all for the custom footprint

    intext:"powered by smf" intitle:"profile of"

    i'm using proxis, just test them and the all past.
    i'm not using any keywords.

    am i missing something?

    Thanks

    Tobi
     
  6. s4nt0s

    s4nt0s Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    I just tried it with keywords and without keywords and it worked fine for me. You sure the, "custom footprint" radio button is checked at the top?

    The only difference is I am using paid proxies and you're using shared public proxies. Make sure you're only harvesting from Google. Try to do a small harvest without using proxies and see if that works.
     
  7. tobimobi

    tobimobi Newbie

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    thanks for the reply... I tried without proxies and worked good... i will buy some proxies... Can you suggest a site?
     
  8. SuperBlackHat

    SuperBlackHat Power Member

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    yea custom footprint never worked 4 me either. Ima have to try again now since i see this thread
     
  9. antrvant

    antrvant Junior Member

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    Home Page:
    same.........
     
  10. anotherf

    anotherf Newbie

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    Doesn't work for me either, this is getting frustrating
     
  11. ndev2k

    ndev2k Junior Member

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    When you search google and it shows 450,000 pages if you click through each page at the bottom you will only ever get a maximum of 1000 results.

    This is a limitation of google and not scrapebox. Google does not display them so scrapebox cannot scrape them.
     
  12. bstsystems

    bstsystems Regular Member

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    I'm trying to figure out how to use the custom footprint, anyone know the best technique to use?