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I am being charged in adwords for people living outside of the distance I set. How can I solve this?

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I am not interested in having clients from far away. I am more interested in my local client base. Can I set the time frame in which I can spend my google dollars.I dont think that it is fair that i spend money for someone outside the country to look at my dental site.

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Re: I am being charged in adwords for people living outside of the distance I set. How can I solve t

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Hello and welcome;

You need to set your advanced location targeting to "People in your targeted location". (While the default is "People in, searching for, or viewing pages about your targeted location"). Since the default includes people searching about your type of business, but physically outside the area- your ad is shown

 

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