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[_] Geolocation specific searching

Mark Chitty mark.chitty at gmail.com
Fri Oct 5 14:23:59 BST 2007

I had a trawl around on the web (admittedly quite a while ago) and came
across a similiar discussion within Google groups. Long story short it
appears server location mostly and also domain.

*http://tinyurl.com/2g3dmo
**http://tinyurl.com/2f9ywl
*
Although this is all best guess really. . .

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On 10/5/07, Lyle - CosmicPerl.com Support <webmaster at cosmicperl.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>   In my experience it's a combo of the domain and where it's hosted. On
> top of that I'm sure google does quite a bit more, and sites that have a
> lot of $ and USA to be more USA search, and ones that have more &pound;
> and GB, UK to be more UK search. Pretty sure it uses the meta tags for
> the pages character set as well... that's probably one of the biggie's.
>
> But mostly in my experience it seems to be the domain and the location
> of the IP it's hosted on.
>
>
> CosmicPerl.com CGI Scripts <http://www.cosmicperl.com>  Lyle Hopkins
> "How can I help?"
>
>
>
> Peter Marshall wrote:
> > Interested in a site being returned for a country specific Google search
> when it may be hosted elsewhere - from this article it seems to suggest that
> it's the domain that is the crucial element, but wondered if anyone has any
> practical experience?
> >
> > http://www.thuk.co.uk/blog/2006/09/29/location-location-geolocation/
> >
> > Ta
> > Peter Marshall
> > Spark! Data Systems Ltd
> > Quay Side
> > 40-58 Hotwell Road
> > Bristol BS8 4UQ
> > T: 0117 915 9673
> > F: 0709 231 4824
> > E: peter at sparkdata.co.uk<mailto:peter at sparkdata.co.uk>
> > W: http://www.sparkdata.co.uk/
> >
> >
>
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