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| 3:17 pm on Oct 31, 2007 (gmt 0)|
i found a link in an external link to one of my sites www.weirdurl.com -- and when i go to the url - it forwards back to my site...
ummmmm, huh? anyone know what to do about this?
| 3:34 pm on Oct 31, 2007 (gmt 0)|
Look up the WhoIs information and see who owns it, then contact them?
I've done some like this too (to help out other sites with keyword - type in domains) but I've always verified it was OK with the webmaster first.
Although, for all you know it could be a friend joking with you. ;)
| 5:01 pm on Oct 31, 2007 (gmt 0)|
i just called some kid in canada.
me: do you own wierdurl.com?
he: uhhh, yeah.
me: it's forwarding to MY site
me: change it before i call your host.
he: uk okay.
sooooo let's see what happens
| 5:08 pm on Oct 31, 2007 (gmt 0)|
maybe it's a compliment
does the domain have anything to do with what you do? Might send some traffic.
| 5:10 pm on Oct 31, 2007 (gmt 0)|
I'm doing that with one of my undeveloped domains. It gets a bit of type-in traffic that I can't use so I'm just forwarding the visitors to a highly relevant site in the same region.
It never occurred to me that anyone would take offense to a bit of free traffic.
| 2:30 am on Nov 1, 2007 (gmt 0)|
nahhhh it can't be a compliment...my site is in a specific niche and the forwarding url is some-scammy-hosting-name.com
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