[thelist] UK IP addresses

Chris Anderson Chris at activeide.com
Mon Aug 4 10:31:45 CDT 2008

> All my customers are UK based, but I run their websites on a dedicated
> server in the US. Because the IP addresses are all US based, this is
> limiting the effectiveness of the Google UK listings for these sites. I
> essentially need to have UK IP addresses for all my sites. My hosting
> company cannot purchase UK IP addresses, as they are outside the UK. I don't
> really want to move the entire server to a UK hosting company, as this would
> be a major headache (SSL certs, databases, scripts, etc).

If you use the Google Webmaster Tools, you can associate the sites to the UK
Log onto webmaster tools for the site
Open the Tools menu on the left
Select "Set geographic target"

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