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Help! Regional Google Results

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by kma9090, Sep 10, 2013.

  1. kma9090

    kma9090 Newbie

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    Hello,

    I have noticed a distinct change in the quality of visitors I receive from Google.

    I run an info / review site and have been affected by the recent Google changes however I don't know if this is part of it.

    My site is an English niche site and I used to get the vast majority of my traffic from Google.com / Google.co.uk etc..

    I have found that whilst the number of uniques to my site remain constant I seem to be getting a huge amount of Google referrals from

    .kr
    .vn
    .tr
    .co.in
    .co.id
    .com.sg
    .co.th
    .com.mx
    .ro
    .tt
    .jo
    .com.mx
    .com.ph
    .com.mt
    .co.ve
    .com.ua

    Type sites..

    I have also found, that thanks to Google sending me traffic from these poor quality sites the money I am earning has dropped. Presumably because the people running searches on these regional Google searches can't get a credit card or whatever.

    Anyone else experienced anything like this or any idea what might have caused this?

    The site is very high quality, unique and informative.
     
  2. alternatesword

    alternatesword Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    You can set the targeting country in google webmaster tools.
     
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  3. scorpion king

    scorpion king Senior Member

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    I don't get the point why you loose revenue when you get visitors from other countries. Since ranking on your .com site remains same. In SEO perspective when number of visitors increases its good for the site.

    Anyhow, as @alternatesward said set your geo location as US or whatever location you need on your webmaster account. If you already set your country on WMT. There is no other option to stop those visitors you need to learn living with them.
     
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  4. Parrotfish2005

    Parrotfish2005 Junior Member

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    I would learn to love any traffic you can get
     
  5. Brainpulse

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    For my point of view you can set the targeting country in google webmaster tools on a regional base.