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AdWords reporting 46K in legitimate banner display clicks are all from US. Analytics is reporting 90% of those are from Vietnam. Plus, we've isolated 2-3 days in August & Sept. where traffic from Vietnam spiked. Why the discrepancy?

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Hi Jason,


That sounds like a pretty huge discrepancy. In the AdWords campaign, is your advanced location targeting set to "People in my location," or is it set to "People in, searching for, or who show interest in your targeted location"? You can find this under Settings > All Settings for this campaign.


I ask because if you have the latter option set, then even though you have the United States as your primary location target, you may still be getting clicks from outside the US.