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Does Google UK Show Different Results based on IP?
jackgordon

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Msg#: 3972286 posted 10:22 pm on Aug 14, 2009 (gmt 0)

Hi

I was wondering, does Google show different results based on IP address within the same country?

Eg, if someone in Birmingham (UK) see the same result as someone in London (UK) if they searched for the same query at the same time?

Thanks

 

Leosghost

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Msg#: 3972286 posted 10:40 pm on Aug 14, 2009 (gmt 0)

yes

jackgordon

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Msg#: 3972286 posted 11:36 pm on Aug 14, 2009 (gmt 0)

yes

Simple answer!
Does that mean my positions could be different even within the same country?

Leosghost

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Msg#: 3972286 posted 11:44 pm on Aug 14, 2009 (gmt 0)

yes

leadegroot

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Msg#: 3972286 posted 9:30 am on Aug 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

Absolutely, yes.

Hissingsid

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Msg#: 3972286 posted 10:00 am on Aug 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

Long answer.

I can tell when a major network like BT is being served by a data center where my site is #1 for important terms, Conversions go up and confirmation emails come through in floods.

Most of the time most people in the UK get the same results but there are times when different networks get different results. Or at least this was true when we all used to discuss what was on the various data centers.

Cheers

Sid

jackgordon

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Msg#: 3972286 posted 4:08 pm on Aug 15, 2009 (gmt 0)

Thanks everyone, expecially Hissingsid for that detailed explanation.

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