| 4:32 pm on Apr 14, 2008 (gmt 0)|
|I believe Google has more difficult with the UK than the US in this respect? |
Sounds like this is more a theory than a question. Have you seen supporting information for this?
| 3:57 pm on Apr 18, 2008 (gmt 0)|
I have used geo targeting very successfully for Hull,England.
Not sure if you've heard of it..
For a relatively small area like this, there's definately a big decrease in visitors, you need to be targeting wide topics and the product needs to have enough profit margin to make one or 2 sales every so often, worthwhile.
As for how accurate it is. I've found it to be pretty much on the ball, only occasionally do I get visitors outside the range I specified, its not such a big deal.
| 10:04 am on Apr 20, 2008 (gmt 0)|
My understanding is that it's done by IP address, and that the way UK IP addresses are assigned means that they're not as well defined geographically compared to the US.
I think you'll just have to give it a go and see what happens. I suspect you have more luck with cities than in the country.
@T_media - is Kingston Communications still the dominate telco in Hull? Perhaps that's why you've found it to be accurate.
| 2:42 pm on Apr 21, 2008 (gmt 0)|
Yeah, karoo still completely owns all the telephone systems here - so it kinda makes it easy to target.
But still, I've been successful when targeting areas outside of hull like s#*$!horpe, Grimsby and Beverley.
| 2:44 pm on Apr 21, 2008 (gmt 0)|
my god, when will filtering software ever learn that S C U N T H O R P E is a town and not a rude word.