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Multilogin & GeoSurf webinar

Recently we teamed up with our partner Multilogin, a browser fingerprinting software which allows users to scrape websites while controlling the fingerprints they leave, for an educational webinar. Multilogin has integrated GeoSurf to work with their platform, allowing its users to automatically create fingerprints according to proxy location together with other profile guidelines set by their clients. They have developed a great tool for web scraping companies and it is used by thousands of customers worldwide.

February 19, 2019
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WHAT IS AD VERIFICATION AND WHY DO WE NEED IT?

Over the past decade, digital advertising has taken over as one of the main communications and revenue channels of companies to target their ideal clientele. With that, various ways of manipulating and confusing data came to the fore which created a demand for tools to track and decipher digital advertisements correctly.

Every click we make on every web page leaves a digital footprint, and this information can be either beneficial or detrimental to advertisers (and publishers), depending on how correct the data is.

January 21, 2019
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GeoSurf Product Highlights 2018

This year was a speed train of interesting and exciting growth opportunities for GeoSurf.

We have added many new features and tools to make your journey with us smooth and successful and we hope you have enjoyed the developments.

December 30, 2018
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DATA MINING AND SCRAPING USING A PROXY – ULTIMATE GUIDE

The internet has become so vast, intricate and rich of information that we could compare it to a glorious feast in a labyrinth. Just imagine it for one second: There are tons and tons of food, but we don’t always know how to easily find our way around it and find the food we like and need the most without wasting our time. In other words, do we really know how to gather the information that we’re looking for?

December 02, 2018
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Copping Sneakers with Residential Proxies – Complete guide

You want to be the owner of a coveted pair of limited-edition sneakers. You want to be one of the few people in the world to get their hands on them. There are just a few of these shoes being released into the market in a few days and thousands of people will try, just like you, to order a pair online.

November 20, 2018
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SIX MISTAKES TO AVOID WHEN YOU BUY A PROXY

Say you’re considering to buy a proxy server for your data harvesting operations. Whether you plan to use a proxy for web scraping, price monitoring, ad verification, or other types of online operations, you want to be careful about picking the right service. To help you navigate the vast spread of options available out there, we’ve compiled a list of common mistakes people and companies often make when they select a proxy server.

November 19, 2018
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Five questions you should ask your proxy provider

If you are using a proxy service for your data harvesting operations, you might want to step back for a minute and consider if you are using the best product on the market. Some providers seem to be reliable and offer a good product, but they don’t necessarily fit your needs, and at times may enable you to harvest falsified information, making the entire process counterproductive. Whether you need a proxy for social listening, ad verification, price monitoring, or any other operation, follow this easy five-step guide to ensure you have signed up for the best proxy plan.

November 01, 2018
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Product update, October 29

Today I’m more than happy to announce that GeoSurf is switching to a new and improved Dashboard infrastructure and user interface (UI). The rollout of the new dashboard for customers and users will be on November 5th, 2018. The transition will be seamless, there is nothing you need to, just log in to the dashboard like you always do.

The new GeoSurf Residential Dashboard UI is a more modern, faster, user interface meant to improve our customer’s experience alongside with feature requests we gathered from our customers.

October 29, 2018
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DEDICATED / PRIVATE RESIDENTIAL PROXY WORKAROUND

You must have heard of residential proxies. You wouldn’t be on this page if you haven’t. And while you know what proxies are in general, you are somewhat confused about different types of proxies.

Dedicated proxy, semi-dedicated proxy, shared proxy, private proxy, static residential proxies, dynamic proxies… There are so many of them that you find yourself lost in all these terms, let alone what they mean and how they work.

As always, we are here to help ‒ not only by explaining the difference between them but also by giving guidelines on using GeoSurf proxies in a new way – the long desired dedicated way!

October 24, 2018
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