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geographic location of servers to promote local business


Hi buddies,

I have a question regarding geographic location of servers in order to obtain SEO benefits for a local business.

How local needs to be the server? Same country, same region-state or same city?

Thanks a lot upfront!
Sergio



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I'm not sure if server location matters, but if it does I seriously doubt its at an any more focused level than by country.
One thing you might want to do also is look at using different TLDs to target different countries.

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Ok, thanks a lot

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I want to know that about geographic location of servers to promote local business.

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Yes, local servers will improve your website speed and also google will give you little importance on the country where the servers are located. There is a blog entry regarding this on their webmasters blog.

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