Tag: bots

  • More information about Samara Oblast

    More information about Samara Oblast

    I had blogged about getting traffic through bots leaving referral signatures, and it seemed as if the whole internet saw this happening on their sites. After I blogged this post, Moz.com came out with suggestions on putting filters on Google Analytics to clear our your analytics data.

  • ḷ.com, one more shenanigan in Referral Spam

    Spamming the Analytics data of websites is now an old practice. It’s better known as Referral Spam, and I have written about this in the past at multiple times. Purely a black hat practice, I doubt whether it would give great returns. Yes, it would give traffic to the spammer, but how does that really […]

  • A new player in Referral Bots – social-buttons.com

    A new player in Referral Bots – social-buttons.com

    Some months back, I noticed a trend in the Google Analytics data of all the sites I monitor. It was Referral Bots leaving behind a spammy domain with the hopes of the webmaster will visit that domain out of curiosity. I wrote about this Black Hat tactic of Referral Bots as well.

  • Getting Bots to Increase your traffic, The Black Hat way

    Getting Bots to Increase your traffic, The Black Hat way

    Saturday is the day when I take a hot steaming cup of coffee and start looking at how my blog has fared over the week. This is one time which I allot to all personal projects. As some of these projects come to a closure, I would be more than happy to talk about these […]