SEO URL not in root

My website is stored in a non-root folder on my web server. When you go to for my website, it actually goes to Does this affect SEO results? Would it be better to have the site itself stored at the root level? Thanks.
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Matthew NguyenSenior Associate: Social ListeningCommented:
Though not optimal, it's not really going to hurt you in the SEO standpoint.  You see some sites that put their sites in "home" or "index" folder and they are able to rank just fine.  (Example:  There have been some SEO tests done that have shown positive results from shorter URLs, but I think it is more on a case by case basis.  As long as your site redirects to the proper subfolder for your homepage and you optimize on that page, you should be fine.


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isaacr25Author Commented:
Thanks for the info.
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