Patrick Gordon

Patrick Gordon

Senior Digital Marketing Strategist

Patrick is a self described snappy dresser who has social media, email marketing, text marketing, SEO, PPC, and WordPress development experience. His daily goal is to help clients understand the "why" up in the marketing clouds, while keeping himself proficient at the “how” down in the dirt. In his free time, he likes to explore his adopted city with his wife, Heidi, and their two rescue mutts, Zoe and Avery.


Referral Spam Traffic: The Followup

Referral Spam: The 411

There’s (Still) Something Rotten In… The Data

It’s Referral Spam, and it’s still causing problems in our reporting. In my previous blog post, I suggested one of the few available referral spam filter options our office found. We liked it because it struck the perfect balance between broadly limiting referral spam reporting without sacrificing potential real traffic. All while being safe enough to prevent long term damage from potential implementation mistakes.

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Referral Traffic Spam: The 411

Referral Spam: The 411

 

There’s Something Rotten In… The Data

Over the past couple weeks, our digital marketing department started to notice a big increase in overall traffic. Assuming one of our SEO strategies was rapidly paying off, we started digging into site data to capitalize.  OH…how sad we were to discover we were being spammed in new and exciting ways.

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