How To Get Rid Of Those Pesky Spammy Leads
Are you tired of those pesky and spammy leads that are coming into your website either from an organic traffic or Google ads? Here are two of the useful solutions that you can use depending on where your spam leads are coming from.
If your spammy leads are from organic searches, then the easiest way to deal with this is to add Google reCAPTCHA. Why Google’s reCAPTCHA? It’s been around for a decade and it’s FREE! It’s not just free but it also protects your website from spamming and abuse.
Google reCAPTCHA uses advanced techniques to tell real human users and bots apart. That said, add Google’s reCAPTCHA in your lead gen forms and Google will handle and deal with the spammy leads that may come in to your website.
If your spam leads are coming from organic search, the quickest and easiest way to stop it is to add Google reCAPTCHA. Google’s reCAPTCHA has been around for over a decade, and it is a free service that protects your site from spam and abuse. It uses advanced risk analysis techniques to tell humans and bots apart. Simply add Google’s reCAPTCHA to your lead gen forms, and let Google handle the rest!
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Now that the first solution is out of the way, here is the second solution if your spammy leads are coming from Google Ads.
While Google Ads have anti-spam measures in place, chances are, there will always be spammy leads that will bypass this. So what can you do about this?
Well the answer is to block the IP addresses that the spammy leads are coming from and here are the steps that you can do about it:
- Sign in to your Google Ads account.
- In the page menu on the left, click Settings.
- Select the campaign you’d like to exclude IP addresses from.
- Click to expand the “IP exclusions” section. (Click Additional settings if you can’t see the “IP exclusions” section.)
- Enter the IP addresses you want to exclude from seeing your ads.
- Click Save.