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What does fake traffic worth?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by shamanapo, May 17, 2009.

  1. shamanapo

    shamanapo Newbie

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    Other than faking refferals, Let's say i'm on a keyword niche with competition that barely have 1k-5k traffic a day, can fake traffic boost my ranking on that niche? I heard a few people say it does but I wan't to be sure.
     
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    cupid_stunt Junior Member

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    This one is debatable, but as far as I know Google's algorithm doesn't go by a sites Alexa rank or anything, so no I don't think that's the case at all.

    Is that what you're asking?
     
  3. wakkaoaka

    wakkaoaka BANNED BANNED

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    Yeah hes asking if fake traffic actually boosts your google ranking. I always thought of it as "fake traffic is better than no traffic" as long as you dont go overboard, just enough traffic to beat your competitors. The problem is I have never used fake traffic to boost rankings, so I cant say if it actually works. Maybe someone here on bhw can shed a bit more light on this?
     
  4. shamanapo

    shamanapo Newbie

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    @cupid_stunt - that's what I'm asking, but, I don't thing your 100% right.
    The Traffic junk or not i believe does have a factor.
    I'm actually going to test that in a few days weeks, I'm setting up a niche site about cards. It's going to be in Hebrew, so the results for the keyword I picked are fucking nonsense, I believe I can easily get my website to 1st position.

    What I want to do is to set up the website featuring Keyword Content, and then stream traffic to it and see how its affecting the stats.

    What I am afraid of is finding out that all of this fake traffic can get me Ranked low if spotted.

    So like wakkaoaka said if anyone can, shed some light... Thanks

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  5. Alex Brooks

    Alex Brooks BANNED BANNED

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    If you limit your fake traffic, then yes its fine. If you are reciving 1,000 pageviews / day, then overnight that goes into 100,000 pageviews - It looks obvious, although if you went from 1,000 pageviews, to 2,000 pageviews overnight, it looks fine because you may have just promoted your website/blog a lot that day/night.

    Limit yourself with fake traffic 1:1 or 1:2 (real:fake)