True or False?

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  1. idlemind

    idlemind Junior Member

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    Ive heard of someone using bit.ly as a buffer between your money site and where ever a link is located.... is this true????
     
  2. cyrix

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    Yeah, all you are doing is hiding the original referrer from the network you are pushing. The network sees bit.ly as the referrer.
     
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    Unfortunately, bit.ly does not hide the referrer.

    To be safe, use this tool: hxxp://referer.us/hide-http-referer.html

    You might also consider using a campaign tracking application such as Prosper202; this will hide your referrer in addition to giving you a legitimate excuse for doing so.

    Stay safe!
     
  4. CYBERTRON

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    bit.ly is only used to make your link shorter.
    I have noticed however, that my hits are cut when i use this.
    I dont think 100% of my leads from using bit.ly are directed to my url.
     
  5. idlemind

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    Dam that was some serious advice that i'm sure a lot of people are going to use! Thanks for the help!!
     
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  7. cyrix

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    Indeed you are correct! My apologies, must be a different service I'm thinking of.