Category Archives: Click Fraud

Click Fraud 14.2% Of Clicks

SearchEngineLand is reporting that marketers continue to get fleeced when advertising on Google and other search engines in this entry… Click Forensics has updated its Click Fraud Index with data from the fourth quarter of 2006, reporting an overall industry average click fraud rate of 14.2 percent Can you afford to lose 14.2% a quarter?

Click Fraud: Google Sued AGAIN By Advertisers!

Google still is in denial concerning click fraud saying that it amounts to less than 10% of clicks. But what else are they supposed to say? If they say that click fraud is a bigger problem they could find shareholders dumping their stock. If you are advertising with Google Adwords then I highly recommend that…

Click-Fraud Still A Big Problem

Once again click-fraud is in the news: Over the past three years, he has noticed a growing number of puzzling clicks coming from such places as Botswana, Mongolia, and Syria. This seemed strange, since MostChoice steers customers to insurance and mortgage brokers only in the U.S…. (Fleischmann) used specially designed software to discover that the…

Hacker School — Click Fraud 101

Here is ANOTHER article from a hacker spreading the word on how to screw YOU out of money. Of course this kid is doing it for a good reason — to bring attention to the problem so Google get’s off it’s ASS! To the advertisers: You people that use Google Adwords now see that it…

The Cheapest Pay-Per-Click Advertising On The Planet!

I am going to let you in on a secret. Only a few marketers understand what I am about to tell you. And most of the marketers that do understand keep very quiet about it. Why? Because they don’t want to be competing with you in the online market place. But there are a few…

Ending Click Fraud

I have to agree with Brad Fallon on this one… Watching my Trackbacks and Yooter makes a good point. What I’ve said for a long time — Google could shut down a lot of the click fraud in a hurry if they’d quit paying all the spam sites that display AdSense. But I think Google…

Hacker Teaches Click Fraud At Conference!

I received a frightening email from one of my readers today following my newsletter titled: “The Great Google Meltdown”. Phil writes… I expected to see this story break soon. Two weeks ago, I attended Defcon 13 in Las Vegas. If you dont know Defcon is a annual hacker conference that is held the weekend after…