Append city to keywords - good thing or not?

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I want to understand why the city should or should not be appended to keywords.  Please explain
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Caitlin Hecsh

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Hello Caitlin,

Adding your city to your keywords is best when your service is tied to a local area.  You don't need to add it to every keyword, however.  If you use it in some keywords and then naturally throughout your site content (About Us, Contact Us) and in your page titles ("Joe's Coffee - San Francisco, CA"), this helps search engines recognize where your business is located.

For more tips, please take a look at this tutorial:

tutorial: Optimizing your site for local search

I hope that helps!