SEO experts always get a little nervous when considering redirecting users. However, when it comes to geolocation, a user generally wants to go to a page that best fits where they are visiting from. In this video, Matt Cutts, head of Webspam at Google, discussing whether or not redirecting users based location is considered spam by search engines. Long story short, you can redirect based on location. But there are few things to look out for. Mainly, are you treating users and search engines the same way.
John Lincoln (MBA) is CEO of Ignite Visibility (a 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020 Inc. 5000 company) a highly sought-after digital marketing strategist, industry speaker and author of two books, "The Forecaster Method" and "Digital Influencer." Over the course of his career, Lincoln has worked with over 1,000 online businesses ranging from small startups to amazing clients such as Office Depot, Tony Robbins, Morgan Stanley, Fox, USA Today, COX and The Knot World Wide. John Lincoln is the editor of the Ignite Visibility blog. While he is a contributor, he does not write all of the articles and in many cases he is supported to ensure timely content.