Haven’t you read our new, complete guide for Copping Sneakers With Residential Proxies?
Are you a hard-core fan of limited-series shoes? You want to be one of only ten people in the US that have a certain pair of shoes? Or perhaps you own a shoe retail store and want to offer your customers rare and high-quality sneakers that will keep them coming back to buy shoes from you?
This article is the final part (so far) of the Shoe Proxy Trilogy, which covers bots, servers and best proxies for sneakers. Before reading it, we recommend that you read Part 1: Supreme Proxy Meaning and Part 2: Proxies for Bots.
If you have read all articles about proxies on our website, you might have come across some unfamiliar words or topics. In our article Supreme Proxy Meaning, we mentioned that if you intend to make an online purchase of a product that is greatly sought after, you will need a high-quality proxy and a bot.
This article can be viewed as a sequel to the aforementioned article since it largely expands on it. It also covers some topics and steps that you simply must know in order to successfully buy widely desired products (like these, future release sneakers).
So, you bought a residential proxy for your computer? Great job! Now the only thing that remains is to configure settings on your computer so as to allow your browser to use a proxy.
No matter which browser you might be using, there are settings that you will need to change in order to be able to browse the internet through a proxy.
Imagine that for some reason you have to appear in court. It’s not that you have committed a crime or broken the law in any way, but you still have to show in the courtroom as a citizen of your country and be legally represented.
To appear more serious and legitimate in court, it is best to be represented by a lawyer. They are experienced professionals and can be of great help in your particular case. They are there to defend your rights and make your experience in court as pleasant as possible. Their role is also to make the judge perceive you as more legitimate, understand your arguments in a clear way, as well as respect you and your citizen’s rights.
In some of our previous articles, we have defined a proxy server and explained its basic functions. If you want to find out what is a proxy server and how it works, read What Are Those “Residential Proxies?” and Main Purpose of a Proxy Server. This article is dedicated to advantages and disadvantages of proxy servers. It will explain in detail what are its advantages and disadvantages and thoroughly prepare you for the moment when you start carefully considering the option of getting one of these for your own network.
Have you ever downloaded a file off the internet? You know what I’m talking about. When you have the “run” and “install” pop-ups and the 5 million page terms and conditions that none of us EVER read. Well… if you’re downloading these kind of apps on your work computer and then doing QA or checking geo-targeted ads and content, then you may be giving completely inaccurate information to your clients. No. You are definitely giving completely inaccurate information to your clients.
So… what exactly am I talking about?
I don’t know if you’ve hear of this little bastard, but I’m talking about ad injectors. Ad injectors insert ads into others’ sites, without permission from those sites and without payment to those sites.
Alright, let’s get something straight.
Think you’re getting a good deal when you’re using that “free” proxy server? (Note: that was sarcasm) Let me tell you something. For a proxy to provide unblocked internet access, a server needs a ton of bandwith to send information back and forth to the user. The thing is that bandwith costs a lot of money (and I mean A LOT)—and they need A LOT of bandwith. Plus, they need to hire maintenance, security, operations, and so forth. So why would they be spending all this money to create a FREE service? Because it’s not free.
If you are in the market for a strong, professional proxy service, you have probably narrowed your choices down to industry leaders GeoSurf and Foxy Proxy. Here are some points to consider:
Locations: In the online advertising world, a wide selection of important locations is critical. If you sign up with Foxy Proxy’s 35 locations, you will be missing out. GeoSurf offers more than 50 locations more than FoxyProxy. To accurately test your content and advertising all over the globe, you need access to high value proxy locations.
Equally importantly, within the mighty United States market, web content and advertising is often targeted on a DMA (Demographic Market Area), or city level.
Beyond the GeoSurf Toolbar for Internet browsers, GeoSurf also offers a fast, secure, and transparent VPN connection to its many proxy servers around the globe. CyberGhost VPN also offers a similar service. When we examine both VPNs head to head, we discovered the following:
- CyberGhost offers connections only servers in 14 locations (Germany, US, Sweden, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Spain, Finland, France, UK, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, and Romania).
Many sophisticated online advertisers and publishers are coming across private proxy servers and need some insight about what they are and how to use them. Below are the most common questions about private proxy servers and their answers. If you have further questions about private proxy servers, ask GeoSurf!
Q: What is a private proxy server?
A: Simply put, it is a computer which is physically situated in another geographic location. For example, if your office is in New York, you could have a private proxy in Brazil or Australia or San Francisco.
Q: Why do people in the online advertising world use private proxy servers?
The GeoSurf product suite – browser toolbars, VPN connections, proxy for mobile solution, PS3 proxy, and Direct Connect proxy API – are now available with our newest location: residential proxy from Toronto, Ontario, Canada! Almost 6 million people reside in the Toronto metro area, and if your website, internet advertising, online application, mobile media, or playstation game is not geotargeting to them, you are missing out!
DO YOU TARGET YOUR WEBSITE CONTENT OR ADVERTISING TO USERS FROM MALAYSIA?
If not, you should! Malaysia has 21.93M Internet users and studies show that users who view relevant content and advertising are much more likely to engage, click, and buy!
If you already do geo-target to Malaysian users, you already know that.