site based in US get higher rating for search originating in US

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if a search originate in the US, google and most search engines rank a site higher if the site is based in the US. I am based in canada and my site ranks higher for searches that originate in canada - this is unfair - how do I bypass this - obviously the base is much larger in the US
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Hello pafreynet

I am referring your email to our Search Engine Optimization experts, who will get back to you with helpful advice in regards to your question. This is specialized help that we are pleased to provide, but please note that there may be a delay of up to 48 hours before they are able to get back to you.

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You can set a geographical preference in your Google Webmaster Tools.....Go to Site Configuration then Settings.

What type of site do you have? Maybe it is wise to get a few opinions concerning which setting better suits what you offer.