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Getting US Google Results


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#1 joebeaven

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Posted 03 November 2004 - 11:48 AM

Hi,

I live in the UK and I would like to be able to somehow search Google and get the results that I would see if I was in the US, particularly with regards to the Adwords results. I was told that anonymizer software would allow me to do this, but when I tried 'Steganos Internet Anonymizer Pro 6.0.5' it very rarely worked and caused lots of problems with my computer.

Please could someone offer some advice?

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#2 cowsgonemadd3

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Posted 03 November 2004 - 11:53 AM

What do you type in or really are you looking for google us site? Try typing in http://www.google.com thats us googles site.

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Posted 04 November 2004 - 04:53 AM

When I search Google.com, I still get the same Google Adwords ads, down the right hand side of the page, as I would on Google.co.uk: targeted at a UK audience. I would like to be able to see Adwords results targeted at a US audience.

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Posted 04 November 2004 - 10:19 AM

Why may I ask do you want adwords from America? If you mean the sponsered links, one shouldn't click on them anyway. They bring in spyware I always thought. So I do not click on them. This link explains Googles geographic targeting. Here .... Please everyone, if I'm incorrect in this assumption of spyware and Sponsered Links. Let me know.

Edited by scarlett, 04 November 2004 - 10:21 AM.

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Posted 04 November 2004 - 10:51 AM

i understand your question and was wondering too.
i get google.ca, even when you type google.com in the address bar.
which then gives me mainly Canadian sites & links.

no idea how to change it?

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Posted 04 November 2004 - 10:14 PM

They target the adds geographically based I believe on your ip address or reverse dns...not really sure.

No the google ads do not install spyware. Scarlett, come now :thumbsup:, Do you think I would have them on my site if they did?

There ARE some dubious software that gets advertised sometimes but its not the majority

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Posted 08 November 2004 - 03:39 PM

Grinler :flowers: Please accept my apologies. Like I stated I was not sure. Thank you for correcting me. The last thing I would want is to cast any suspicions towward this wonderful site of yours. I should of known better. Sometimes my mouth opens before my brain gets in gear. :thumbsup:
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Posted 08 November 2004 - 03:50 PM

Dont even worry about it :thumbsup:

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Posted 08 November 2004 - 05:11 PM

Call me crazy, but someone a loooooooong time ago told me that some ads are based on your time zone. Being the time frame that it was, it could not possibly be the same...or could it? :thumbsup:
We are all curious like a cat. We wonder, we ask, we learn.
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