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Stupid noob question: Automated page views -- why?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by MustaphaMond, Oct 13, 2012.

  1. MustaphaMond

    MustaphaMond Newbie

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    OK, I'm not really a complete noob, but a question has come up for me that has my kind of scratching my head, and searching for the answer on Google was no help.

    I've been playing a lot with tools like YouLikeHits, AddMeFast, SocialClerks, etc., lately (getting excellent results, btw, in boosting rankings, across the board). One thing that has me kind of baffled is the automated URL viewing. What benefit does that have to the recipient of those views? I can't see how it helps with Google. I'm not sure how it would even help with Alexa if the person isn't using the Alexa toolbar.

    What's the benefit of just getting views to your site? I can maybe see it with YouTube videos, but for just a website, how does completely un-targeted, or even automated, traffic do anything other than put additional load on your server?
     
  2. Rotem Guez

    Rotem Guez Power Member

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    Very low budget. That's the only benefit you get from tose sites.
     
  3. MustaphaMond

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    I think you misunderstood my question. I'm not asking what the benefit of those sites are... I'm actually using them for tweets, LinkedIn shares, +1's, etc., and having great results.

    But I don't get the page viewing thing. What's the benefit of having someone visit your site for 15 seconds? I mean, I do that to earn credits, but I'm wondering why I would want to put my site in there for views myself. I don't get it.
     
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    Rotem Guez Power Member

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    Like i already said, you get nothing to your site.
    I think that Google Knows better than that, so you dont need it unless you sell likes, views etc