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I acquired a domain with 3000/uniques daily (all fake!)

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Domain has been offline long time before I bought it. I have extreme tracker installed and all hits seem te be real. There is ip information, browser, os ... However nobody is ever clicking any links.

Iam puzzled.

domain name: www.artbookmark.com
 
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how long have you been putting up the site? No Alexa ranking means either your web site is new or not many people visit your site.
 

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They could have close their browser on the main page if there's nothing interesting for them?

Check if the IP addressess are open proxies.
 

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Doesn't seem to be much of a mystery. The site name is ArtBookMark? Assuming this means that people are looking for links to Art or Graphics sites, and you have a page full of domain name stuff... Nothing surprising about that. Put some art links there and see what you get...

If I came here to Domain Name Forum and found Art links, I wouldn't click on anything either!!
 

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In that case, feel free to make me an offer.
 

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No archive.org pages on that site to figure out what was selling before. I see it was registered a year ago. I hope the previous owner buying traffic to boost the numbers during and after the sale. (I suspect that I've purchased domains where that has happened to me.)
 

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Hi Anton,

Answer to your mystery: That domain is linked to from a couple of porn / TGP sites. These are sites where people are looking for nude pics and such.

I would venture to guess that the previous owner was using that "art" bookmark domain as a TGP gallery.

This would make sense because some tracking programs will count an image request as a "visit" --even though the image was linked to from another site. Therefore, the visitor never really came to your site; they just loaded an image (usually among hundreds of others) that no longer exists on your domain.

Cheers,

-Wesley
 

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it's also possible they really are visiting your site from the other galleries but find no porn and leave :-/

-Wesley

p.s. I didn't really spend a lot of time researching, so it's possible those sites do not really link to yours (i.e. phantom links) --in which case I don't know where the visitors are coming from ;)
 

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Thank you guys. You are really helping me out.

It seems that the previous owner distributed a program that takes over the startup page of IE. That's why 99.9% of the visitors use a combination of any version of IE and Windows.

Best is to put some porn on the site, I guess.
 
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