Posts and articles around the theme of geotargeting and geotargeted content based on a user’s physical location.
Nice short video from Matt on how to publish same language content for multiple countries AND avoid dupe content filters.
Interesting to see that Yahoo! finally built a dedicated Irish hompeage on Yahoo.ie. Interesting that is until you go 1 click further and not everything is at it should be…
While messing around with bing I found some odd handling of country/language settings. Doing some more digging over weekend, and it does indeed appear to be a bug that affects Chrome users. When you select a country, and then visit an alternative bing country site bing gets confused when displaying results. In the following example [...]
It appears that Google is slowly relaxing the rules around geotargeting of ccTLDs. Personally I don’t think this will help, but for webmasters stuck on vanity ccTLD it’s probably a God-send.
Organic geotargeting affects every site owner. How search engines, and Google in particular, handle geotargeting is one of the most important factors to be considered in SEO. And in this post I’m outlining some tests I observed that suggest big changes to geotargeting may be on their way. This will affect your website, so please keep reading.
I was searching ‘pages from Ireland’ looking for a supplier of load-balancing routers. Google for some odd reason thought the most relevant result was from a French business story on Yahoo!s FR Biz site. Not good.
I’ve been watching lots of change over at Google the past few weeks, and some of these changes lead me to think that geotargeting, both the tool within GWT and the way we search on Google, is about to change.
A follow-up post explaining some Google Local search results in Irish SERPs, along with reference material describing best practice for boosting local search rankings for your business.
Google Local Search One Box listings have finally landed in Google.ie. I’ve written up some info on what these are and how you can get your site listed ion Local search results.
Why oh why do you give us UK results when we’re sitting here in Ireland?
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