I personally have been promoting to mainly the US, but I noticed that one of my sites yesterday received about 200 UV, and about 50 of those were people from outside of the US. That's 25% of my traffic; 25% of my potential income being left on the table. Unfortunately, a large chunk of that (maybe half) were from European and some third world countries where I'm sure very few physical affiliate programs reach.
What kind of figures do you other physical product promoters get, and how do you deal with it? Do you just take those visitors from countries outside your target as a loss?
I'm wondering if there are any good ways to monetize these visitors which are outside of the US.
I was thinking about perhaps displaying different content depending on where the user is visiting from, but geolocating methods aren't without their flaws; for example, I am in Canada and Google itself identifies me as being from the UK. :confused:
I am also aware of the Amazon "Link Localizer" plugin for Wordpress, but previous discussions have brought up many flaws with the software that make it, in my eyes, a liability to use.
Any experiences, advice, insight would be very appreciated. This is uniquely an issue with the promotion of physical products, because digital products and services don't have these kinds of problems (other than some of the countries that don't allow PayPal, I suppose)