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Seeing local ads in another city

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Msg#: 3432255 posted 2:33 am on Aug 26, 2007 (gmt 0)

Forgive me if this has been answered, but I searched and could not find anything.

Any ideas about how I can see local results for another city. What I am really looking to do is to be able to surf Yahoo and Google as though I live in another city so I can see how both the local search results and the geo targeted ads affect the SERPs.

I can find plenty of info programs that will hide my IP by country, but I was looking to be able to get down to the city level.



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Msg#: 3432255 posted 1:09 pm on Aug 29, 2007 (gmt 0)

HML, if memory serves me, I once read a post by someone somewhere who claimed he had arranged access to a number of "IP/geo localized proxy servers" that allowed him to view SERPs, ads, etc. "as a local would see the WWW".


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Msg#: 3432255 posted 7:04 pm on Sep 5, 2007 (gmt 0)

You can append the search query with =?#*$! where #*$! is the three digit number assigned by google to the DMA...

I have a list in print only, not on a PC. I'm sure you can google it.

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