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- Fraudulent Click Through Study
May 11, 2004, 12:42 pm
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We are looking for PPC advertisers (using Google and others) who are
interested in participating in a study to determine how many
fraudulent click throughs they get via anonymous proxies (aka open
Country Check prides itself on being able to block most of these
anonymous proxies and by conducting this study we hope to be able to
determine the level of risk to PPC advertisers.
The study will involve changing the url of the page that the surfer is
sent to being replaced by our code which redirects allowed users
through to the content while blocking those using anonymous proxies.
By blocking anonymous proxy users, a webmaster will be able to quickly
notice any possible fraudulent click throughs that they are being
If anyone is interested, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
Re: Fraudulent Click Through Study
Obviously you want to bring in more business to countrycheck, which
is fine, but anyone reading it will suspect bias. I suggest that you
overcome this by publishing your test methodology and letting various
interested parties run and publish their own tests. As a bonus, you
will no doubt get links to your methodology page, and countrycheck.com
really needs incoming links if you hope to get a good position in the
search engine results.
Guy Macon, Electronics Engineer & Project Manager for hire.
Remember Doc Brown from the _Back to the Future_ movies? Do you
have an "impossible" engineering project that only someone like
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