on Just Publishing Advice:
Every day I seem to spend more and more time monitoring and blocking spam and bad bot traffic.
It doesn’t matter if your blog or website is big or small; bots are hitting it all the time.
When I check a couple of my smaller sites that receive very few visitors per day, there is always a steady stream of automated bot traffic.
But to give you an idea of how much web traffic is automated, malicious, or spam, I completed a full audit of Just Publishing Advice. Here are the results.
Monitoring spam and bad bot traffic