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    ABW Ambassador JoyUnltd's Avatar
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    Strange Referrer?
    I saw some coupon site that I'm not associated with as a referrer in my SAS stats. I don't even have a coupon listed for the merchant they showed up on. Checked the site, it's all brand name coupon listings, not coupons listed by users.

    Anyone have any ideas what this is about?
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    ...and a Pirate's heart. Convergence's Avatar
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    Had that happen to me this past year. SAS said not to worry about it.

    I did, I still do, but haven't seen it happen since...
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    Moved this over to the Shareasale forum so we can get a comment from them.

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    ABW Ambassador JoyUnltd's Avatar
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    Chuck, saw the same type of coupon site also show up as a referrer in CJ...not isolated to SAS.
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    I've seen strange referrers in my reports, too. The same site was showing up hundreds of times for the same merchant and was certainly not associated with my site. I sent messages to the aff manager and SAS, both fluffed it off.

    The site was in direct competition with one of my top key words and I ended up losing my rank for those key words and all income associated with them. Hate to say it but I'd be worried no matter what anyone tells you.
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    Not finding a good home for this thread. Thought about putting it here: Driving Traffic - ABestWeb Affiliate Marketing Forum

    If anyone is interested I could put you in contact with David Naffziger of Brandverity who could look over your referrer data and see if there is anything afoot!

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    Why not just keep it in Midnight Café? "This is where any affiliate marketing discussions go if there's not a better place for them!" :-)
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    OPM and Moderator Chuck Hamrick's Avatar
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    Moved back. MC is rather busy so was looking for a place where this could stand out more but didn't see something more pertinent.

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