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GEO Meta Tags: When should I use them and when should I not use them? May it be even harmful?

According to various sources GEO Meta Tags are ignored by the standard Google search. Example for GEO Meta Tags: <meta name=”geo.region” content=”DE-BY” /> <meta name=”geo.placename” content=...
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Geo Redirection. How to redirect Aus IP's from US site to AUS site

my business partner is running an e-commerce store since 3 years in the US. I'm starting the same in Australia ( both selling the same branded product). He owns "", I own "" We ...
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SEO: How to handle common content to multiple countries (subfolder strucuture) that has "local links" depending on the country

Goal: SEO-friendly muti-country mono-language web with common contents across countries that need local links I have to build a SEO-optimized website with: MULTI-country (multiple Spanish-speaking ...
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How use html geo meta tags on travel agency web-site?

Our travel agency is in Moscow, and sells tours in other regions. We use geo meta tags in our site because they are used by Bing. According to the IETF geo tagging draft specification, hotel pages ...
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Google Analytics gets country wrong for visitors coming through redirectors (tinyurl, Meta refresh doesn't help

I get visitors on my website from redirections, for instance or ( does a redirection automatically when people share a link). In Google Analytics, all these visitors are ...
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How to add geographic taxonomy for posts?

I'd like to know what you guys think is the best way to go about creating a geographic taxonomy for a website (disclaimer: I run Wordpress, but more universal standards are welcome). Serving content ...
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Using 'geo.??' meta tags to geo-tag a blog post

I am developing a blog post website, where each post will be about some location. Can I use geo meta tags to tag a post with that location? In this example, a post would be about New York. Are those ...
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Can we tell search engines (google, yahoo) that a particular website is geographical region specific?

I have a website which caters to a specific district. It is of no use if the visitor is from outside this district. Question: Can I tell/indicate to search engines (mainly google and Yahoo) that ...
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Is there any negative impact with similar page titles and descriptions on similar sites?

Currently we have Canadian versions of some websites. We are going to create some American versions, which essentially have everything the same, except the search results are geo-specific to the USA. ...