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We have tried grabbing referring URL and come back with.
So what I am looking to do (if possible) is to grab the start= position from the first URL. Any IDEAS?
[edited by: agerhart at 6:52 pm (utc) on Mar. 5, 2004]
[edit reason] removed specifics [/edit]
Result is a list of referers sorted by domain and date/time that gives you the keyword and position. Not very comfortable but faster than developing any scripts.
To filter out a specific SE, use the second autofilter and set it up like contains SE name
I think the probem is that Google has started implementing an internal click tracking system (will it start using this as a new ranking criteria? interesting...), so the link on the google search results page includes the keyword position (i.e. start=1) as in:
When that link is clicked, it hits a Google server which tracks that click (and the specific information such as start=1) but then Google redirects the user to the target site through a less informative link (listed first above).
So is there any way to capture info. from that intermediate process? It doesn't seem like it, since all our server sees is the last referring URL.
Any other thoughts?