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White Hat Referer Tracking

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by cuppatea78, May 19, 2010.

  1. cuppatea78

    cuppatea78 Regular Member

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    Hi Guys,

    I have a white hat site which i created 2 weeks ago. I have started SEO and backlinking and the site is slowly moving up the Big G ranking and already numb er 1 in Yahoo.

    Someone has asked about advertising their business on my site (which is what i was aiming for) but has asked to do it on a trial basis. This is a brick and mortar business. A normal business on the high street (this is the UK by the way)

    My issue is they want to monitor how many of their customers actually come from my site so they know whether to keep advertising with me. Do any of you have any suggestions on the best way of monitoring this?

    Obviously their receptionist can ask where they got their phone number or how they found them but i was wondering if there were any better/acurate ways. All their customers will either be phoning them on walking in to the premises.

    Sorry if this is in the wrong section.

    Thanks
     
  2. cuppatea78

    cuppatea78 Regular Member

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    Anyone please?
     
  3. lobo13

    lobo13 Regular Member

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    how about google analytics
     
  4. philionaire

    philionaire Regular Member

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    You mentioned the receptionist saying they got the number from the net or whatever. But how about you have a part on the website that says:

    "Refer to special 69 when booking your appointment/ordering your equipment etc"

    or "Mention a bonus code "net69" when ordering"

    I suppose you dont really need to have a bonus, but it'll let them know how many customers are coming through your site. Well, the bonus is for the company (tracking), so there is one!
     
  5. cuppatea78

    cuppatea78 Regular Member

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    I agree. I think the best way is to ask the customer to quote a code when calling. If the client will accept doing some sort of bonus for people with the code that would be even better.