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Geotargeting By City With Geolitecity.dat

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Hi!

I'm trying to set up Geo Targeting for my Revive adserver, but have one question.

I'm using the GeoLite City and GeoLite Country files from Maxmind (the .dat files) and have uploaded them to my server and added them in the Maxmind plugin settings.

So far so good, but:

When I try to Geo Target a banner by City, I first get to choose the country in a drop down list, but then there is only a text field where I add the cities.

Is this the intended behaviour? I thought that there would be a drop down for the cities as well? Or should I write the cities manually? What if there are different ways of spelling a city name for instance?

Any hints?

Thanks!

// Jens.

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So, here comes some more info of where I am now.

 

Have downloaded and installed the files from Maxmind (the free versions) and everything seems to be set up the right way, but I can't make the following scenario work: 

I have one contract campaign with a daily roof of a fixed number of views. 

Then I have to Remnant Campaigns, one with adsense and one that is Geo Targeted. The Geo Targeted one have a higher weight than the adsense one. 

In my head, this is what should happen: 

1. Show the "normal" ad until the conditions are met. 
2. Skip to the Geo Targeted ad and check in which city the visitor is in. If condition is met, show ad. If not, show the adsense ad. 

But, this ain't working. I can confirm that I've had visitors from several of the cities I'm trying to target, but I'm not getting any views of the ad. 

The settings for Geo Targeting: 

Only show this ad when Geo - Country / City contains: 

Country: Sweden 

and Cities: 

Haparanda|Umeå|Sundsvall|Gävle|Uppsala|Järfälla|Täby|Sollentuna|Bromma|Kungens Kurva|Södertälje 

Have I missunderstood something? Should I set it up differently?

 

Thanks!

 

// Jens

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You wrote:

Only show this ad when Geo - Country / City contains:

Country: Sweden

and Cities:

Haparanda|Umeå|Sundsvall|Gävle|Uppsala|Järfälla|Täby|Sollentuna|Bromma|Kungens Kurva|Södertälje

Have I missunderstood something? Should I set it up differently?

 

However, in reality you'll have to make one for each city and string them together with an OR. I'd recommend using a targeting channel to make that easier to manage.

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