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Location Targeting

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So I'm looking to start a display network campaign, but just need to clarify how targetting works.

I want my display ads to show on any website, but targets people surfing the net from say Country A.

For example if say someone lived in Country A, and surfed a popular global cooking/sports/outdoor website, my ad could possibly show to that particular person in Country A. 

Last time I tried this, the automatic placement only targetted local websites, not overseas ones.

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Re: Location Targeting

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Hi

Maybe last time you tried the websites where your ads were eligible to show did not have any overseas visitors?

What you describe is correct. If you only target a specific country, only visitors residing (or at least their IP adress) in that country will see your ad

Re: Location Targeting

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Hi David,

My display ads were only placed on local websites. I want them placed on any global website, but I need them to display only to people from one country.

Need it to target locals but not be placed on local websites.

Re: Location Targeting

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Hello there;

Geo targeting is based on user's location - irrelevant the to website hosting location

Moshe, AdWords Top Contributor , Twitter | Linkedin | Community Profile | Ad-Globe
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