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40% of my traffic coming from India, and I'm not targeting there. Anyone else?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by deviatus, Feb 15, 2012.

  1. deviatus

    deviatus Power Member

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    I have a site targeting technology keywords, nothing India specific (aside from it being tech related). And 40% of traffic is from there. I've noticed this from a few other of my sites... with Indonesia and the Philippines taking up a lot too.

    I guess this is attributed to a growing middle class in these areas as well as their population boom, and the influence of western culture and media on what they're interested in on the net.

    Does anyone else have very high Indian traffic? I'm trying to figure out any better way to monetize it... don't get me wrong, I've worked with a lot of Indians, and I've found people from there, and the Philippines, to be great allies to IMers everywhere, but they're not bringing in the ad revenue yet. Maybe if they keep growing their middle class... revenue will go up from traffic from these areas.
     
  2. wanfirdaus

    wanfirdaus Regular Member

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    Looks like they're targeting you.JK

    Indian bloggers owns lots of tech news based sites. I know lots of them in a group on facebook.

    Maybe they're looking for latest news to write about
     
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  3. raven123

    raven123 Regular Member

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    Put some geo-targeted India only Content Lock. Chances are you will get some nice conversions from them. Try it out, let us know if it works.

    Tech speciffic CL is an even better bet, so go that direction.

    Adsense won't really convert, neither will other products(CB), because chances are they are just reading it for the news//
     
  4. ThopHayt

    ThopHayt Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Also could be bots. India and China have a TON of bots, so it may just be bot traffic triggered by your site's content.
     
  5. asi_av

    asi_av Regular Member

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    its your programmer... :p
     
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    kyaw2x Regular Member

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    Those countries have huge percentage of internet users, maybe they are into tech trends and news like Androids and etc.

    How about contacting local advertisers?