Those Internet marketers who work across multiple countries and languages may struggle with accurately tracking campaign performance in foreign countries. Webmasters can login to Webmaster Tools to filter search queries by country, but this doesn’t provide the full picture of what is happening with competition. Using just the Google + country TLD isn’t an accurate method to track how items are showing overseas as well as your IP is still based near your physical location.
To combat this Trusted Proxies has launched a free tool HowsThisLookin.com that allows users to view by specific country. With this tool, webmasters can perform queries on the Google TLD that they wish to, while also looking to be from a different physical area. The tool currently supports viewing as United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, France, Australia. This quick tutorial (under 2 minutes) shows how the tool works:
For those looking for a geographic proxy tool for appearance and ranking checking in foreign countries, HowsThisLookin may be a solution for you.