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    High bounce rate from North America ?


    I live in Peterborough UK but I'm getting an unusually high amount of pointless traffic from the US and a high bounce rate with it. My hunch is that people are picking up my site when looking for services in Peterborough USA or Peterborough Canada.

    How do I stop this happening ?
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    Have you used any specific geo-targeting in webmaster tools? There's always going to be some irrelevant traffic that comes into a site, but when it's international like that, good configuration in Webmaster Tools can go a long way.
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    They may be some bots? what is the source of traffic?
    Maybe because your site is targeted for UK and is somehow ranking in north America which is irrelevant traffic.

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