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counties abbreviation as negative keyword

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Hey all thanks in advance. I am selling only in the US. I noticed people's search term including UK and other abbreviations of other countries. so I added all counties abbreviations as BM negitives, but then I started thinking, because I have blocked UK, does they also mean the search terms including UK like "luke" would also be blocked because they contain my negative KW?


thanks again

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Re: counties abbreviation as negative keyword

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Hey Brendan!


The a search terms like 'Luke' will not be blocked due to the negative keyword.


I would encourage you to exclude the UK in location settings. Settings > locations> +Locations>advanced search> search for the UK and select 'Exclude'.




I hope this helps!

Re: counties abbreviation as negative keyword

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Hi @brendan c,


Look at this snip, please.




In addition to the advice posted by @Jillian S, remember to apply advanced location settings as shown above. They will restrict your geo-targeting to the items specified by you.