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http://click.fastsearch.com....
This shows instead of my url?
kris

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Msg#: 677 posted 11:09 pm on Oct 7, 2002 (gmt 0)

When searching on Lycos to see in my PFI mess seen here, [webmasterworld.com...] was straighted out I noticed some sites, including mine have click.fastsearch.com/go2/2/ps/1c88... for the url instead of the actual domain. What does this mean? Is it a sign of sites recently spidered? Maybe sites that have PFI? Any ideas?

 

heini

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Msg#: 677 posted 7:48 am on Oct 8, 2002 (gmt 0)

Can only guess here, Kris
Looks like a redirect url. Measurement of CTR for the new reports for PFI through PositionTech?

Rumbas

WebmasterWorld Administrator 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 677 posted 8:53 am on Oct 8, 2002 (gmt 0)

I would agree with heini here. It looks very much like tracking codes.
Kris, you can see your url at the end of the Lycos url though.

kris

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Msg#: 677 posted 4:27 pm on Oct 8, 2002 (gmt 0)

Actually I am using Insite Select not Position Tech. Propably the same thing though... Maybe this means Insite Select is actually going to offer tracking!

So I guess this would be a good way to identify PFI sites huh?

heini

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Msg#: 677 posted 4:46 pm on Oct 8, 2002 (gmt 0)

I can't imagine those urls are meant to be visible.

mfagan

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Msg#: 677 posted 12:21 am on Oct 13, 2002 (gmt 0)

Looks to me like all results have this redirect, including my website which doesn't use PFI.

The links do show the real URL though, such as click.alltheweb.com/go2/2/atw/1c26D477BD/MSxILHdlYg/http/www.whatever.com/

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