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Exclude Ghost Spam

Sometimes your Google Analytics traffic will look higher due to what is known as ghost spam.

Ghost spam is traffic created by spammers which appears in analytics with the hope that you the owner of the site will see their domain in your Analytics and then visit the spammers website to increase their own traffic. You may find the need to setup filters to exclude them.

 

Step 1: Login to your Analytics, click on Admin then click on Filters:

 

Step 2: Click on "Add Filter", and you will see more options. We will need to add more than one filter. For each set a custom exclude, and choose Campaign Source. 

Spam Referral Exclusions 1

share-buttons\.xyz|traffic2cash\.xyz|с.новым.годом\.рф|net-profits\.xyz|social-widget\.xyz|free-social-buttons\.xyz

 

Spam Referral Exclusions 2

4webmasters\.org|76brighton\.co\.uk|7makemoneyonline\.com|acads\.net|adcash\.com|adviceforum\.info|aliexpress\.com|anticrawler\.org|best-seo-offer\.com|best-seo-solution\.com|bestwebsitesawards\.com|blackhatworth\.com|buttons-for-website\.com

 

Spam Referral Exclusions 3

makemoneyonline\.com|masterseek\.com|myftpupload\.como-o-6-o-o\.com|o-o-6-o-o\.ru|o-o-8-o-o\.ru|offers\.bycontext\.com|paparazzistudios\.com\.au|powitania\.pl|priceg\.com|prlog\.ru|prodvigator\.ua|ranksonic\.info|ranksonic\.org|resellerclub\.com

 

Spam Referral Exclusions 4

buttons-for-your-website\.com|buy-cheap-online\.info|cenokos\.ru|cenoval\.ru|cityadspix\.com|cyprusbuyproperties\.com|darodar\.com|descargar-musica-gratis\.net|econom\.co|edakgfvwql\.ru|forum\.smailik\.org|forum20\.smailik\.org|free-share-buttons\.com

 

Spam Referral Exclusions 5

s\.click\.aliexpress\.com|savetubevideo\.com|screentoolkit\.com|semalt\.com|seoexperimenty\.ru|sexyteens\.hol\.es|sharebutton\.net|sharebutton\.org|simple-share-buttons\.com|site12\.social-buttons\.com|slftsdybbg\.ru|social-buttons\.com|socialseet\.ru

 

Spam Referral Exclusions 6

superiends\.org|tasteidea\.com|theguardlan\.com|torontoplumbinggroup\.com|vodkoved\.ru|websocial\.me|www\.get-free-traffic-now\.com|www1\.social-buttons\.com|ykecwqlixx\.ru

 

 

 

 

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