Home Business Forums - Online Business Forums

Home Business Forums for small business owners to discuss online home business
It is currently Tue Dec 12, 2017 11:03 am

A warm welcome to the forums!
We hope you will make this your home. Dave and Heidi, the founders of HomeBusinessOnline.com, are committed to helping you find all the information and resources you need to succeed in your home-based business. John is an excellent moderator of the forums and has an amazing amount of knowledge in small business.


-----> Hey, We Need Forum Moderators! <-----

Most Recent Forum Posts...

All times are UTC - 7 hours




Post new topic This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies.  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
PostPosted: Mon Dec 08, 2008 8:17 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Thu Mar 15, 2007 10:29 am
Posts: 4771
Location: Melbourne AU
Message to Forum SPAMMERS

Forum spammers typically want one or more of the following advantages:

  • Get forum visitors to click on their links
  • Get backlinks to their sites (or client sites)
  • Get exposure for long enough to be indexed
  • Get indexed by Google and other search engines

YOU ARE WASTING YOUR TIME HERE!

Here's why...

  • Moderators are instantly notified of all new posts by email. We all work online, so we can check promptly.
  • We remove spam (and ban spammers) promptly.
  • The typical spam post gets only 1-2 views — usually the spammer and a moderator or admin.
  • Spam posts don't last long enough to be indexed by search engine spiders.
  • Spam posts don't last long enough to be viewed by members or guests.
  • Spammers and spambots don't last long enough to post for more than one short session. They're posts are deleted and their usernames, IP addresses and email addresses (if they use one) are banned, permanently.
  • Spambots typically register a day or two before a spam posting session. We now check the members list several times a day for pre-emptive strikes against obvious spambot usernames (scripts and their idiot users are not noted for their creativity). Don't even think about choosing a username that resembles a typical spambot concoction, or risk being booted and banned even before you have a chance to post.

Here's a sampling of spam usernames removed and banned in a single session: these bottom-feeders never got a chance to post:

    eGlycleaRcardyz
    Terfalebre
    bofuniorb
    atmonsnut
    Siftabittehar
    Vfqwimaojezgr
    Adminigen
    extextlox
    availussy
    Jaillatheasty
    Envinebuine
    VemFlieme
    Idettebub
    trobreZeKPac
    glocomemype
    Zxnvmblkmlptg

Yes, I know most forum spammers post using automated software scripts (spambots), so they won't see this warning. But it's worth posting in case anyone visiting these forums start thinking about spamming them.

Try it — the only result you'll get is being deleted and banned... the forum equivalent of the "bum's rush".

Oh… and you'll also be reported to http://www.stopforumspam.com as a spammer, where your username, IP address, email address, etc will be listed in their database and checked automatically and blocked by thousands of forums.


Last edited by profitclinic on Fri Jan 02, 2009 8:40 pm, edited 1 time in total.

Top
 Profile  
 
 Post subject:
PostPosted: Tue Dec 09, 2008 12:25 pm 
Offline
User avatar

Joined: Sun Sep 23, 2001 5:00 pm
Posts: 2288
Location: Utah, USA
Bravo! With John helping with moderation, this will be more true than ever. Thank you, thank you, John.

Heidi

_________________
Moderator of Home Business Forums
Follow Me on Twitter


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic This topic is locked, you cannot edit posts or make further replies.  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 7 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group