Making many copies of a page with a different city name in each for better Google ranking

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I'd like to make a lot of copies of one of my pages with a different city name in the name and text of each page. Is there an easy way of doing this? Also, what else would I have to do so that these pages show up on in Google search results? I'd like my site to have a better ranking whenever someone searches for "Search term x" "City"

Thanks in advance for the help!
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Jared Spindel

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Hello Jared,

If similar content is on many pages with each page focused on a different keyword(city), Google may call these Doorway Pages - here is a link to a Google Webmaster Tools page that talks about Doorway Pages: http://support.google.com/webmasters/...

Here is another link to a Google support site with some useful tips if you will be publishing duplicate content: http://support.google.com/webmasters/...
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Thanks Crystal. Do you know of any alternative methods for improving my Google ranking for city specific searches?
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Hello Jared,

Are there local city business directories that you could get your site listed in?
http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/63...

Google bases a lot of their ranking on your site's Page Rank score. Page Rank is largely based on the number of other websites linking to your site. If businesses in the different cities linked to your site, it would help grow your city related search engine rankings: http://forum.yola.com/yola/topics/pag...

Also some cities have a lot more weight in the search engines than other cities or in some cities a particular search topic is more popular. If you focused on the city that had the most searches for your keyword... In Google Adwords you could try your product with different cities to see which is most popular in the search engines. For example if you are selling "Ford Cars", in Adwords try "Chicago Ford Cars" or "Minneapolis Ford Cars". Here is a link to the Adwords site: https://adwords.google.com/o/Targetin...