Posted on 17 Feb 2015 | Filed under
A new referrer spam website is showing fake levels of increased traffic in Google Analytics for a number of websites since the start of the year it has emerged.
There has been much debate about the site - called BlackHatWorth.com - and the effect it can have on your SEO.
Our research indicates that the site is not actually crawling sites at all - and so it only appears in your Google Analytics. In fact, if your site is one that sells a niche product or service or has relatively low levels of traffic, it might well be appearing as your top referrer.