Referral Spam

  • Referral Spam Hitting Google AdSense Publishers Too

    … site” under the Google AdSense “Site Management” tool. There is a chance it is something with a Google Analytics referral spam attempt gone awry. However, the referral spam for the success-seo site in Google Analytics is for earlier in the week compared to the AdSense ones. Publishers can use the “Site authorization” tool in AdSense to only allow certain sites to show ads for the AdSense account, for those concerned about this new referral spam. …

    Jennifer Slegg/ The SEM Postin SEO Google- 12 readers -
  • How To Block WordPress Referral Spam

    … What Is Referral Spam? It’s when someone purposely sends fake traffic to another website in order to show up in Google Analytics Referral Traffic reports. This is particularly problematic when decisions are being based on the bad data created by referral spam. This is why it’s important to block referral spam traffic and keep your website’s…

    Andy Forsberg/ Penguin Initiativesin Blogging How To's- 10 readers -