What is this called?

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  1. karma05

    karma05 Regular Member

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    Whenever I register a new domain and monitor the traffic stats I get visits from random websites that offer stuff to new domain owners. They obviously visit all newly registered domains to drive traffic to their site from the persons stats.

    Does this have a name? I'd never heard of it before.
     
  2. The Scarlet Pimp

    The Scarlet Pimp Senior Member

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    they check the database for new domains, lookup the owner via "whois search", and then send e-mails offering their seo services.

    use "privacy guard" to block this...
     
  3. karma05

    karma05 Regular Member

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    It's not an email I got, it's just their url shows up in my visitor stats which leads me to check out their site.
     
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    Sounds like you're doing exactly what they want you to do.
     
  5. karma05

    karma05 Regular Member

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    Pretty much. I just want to know what they call this technique, that's all.
     
  6. I know SEO

    I know SEO The Caretaker Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Are you talking about inside analytics?

    It's called Referral spam
     
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    karma05 Regular Member

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    Got it, thanks.