Keywords (or "keyphrases") are words which describe or refer to a thing. In the context of SEO, keywords are the metadata used by search engines to rank webpages.

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Google finding irrelevant keywords on my pages?

I have a dynamic site with thousands of pages (database driven). Every page has a log in link up in the header. Not so unusual. All of my pages have a title which is an H2 (I am changing it to H1 ...
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How to optimize acronyms for search engines?

I am trying to optimize a pre-existing website using SEO tactics. I just have one question. What is the best way to optimize if a keyword can be a phrase or acronyms (ie Major League Baseball vs ...
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Choosing good keywords with respect to match type “Phrase” only

How to choose good keywords or phrases with respective to competition, monthly global searches and monthly local searches? I am using google keyword tool. I am concentrating on Match type : ...
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Finally is it bad to mention words around sex in your page?

Among other I run a humor site, developed in php. I have a custom search built where people search for everything under the sun. I have noticed that it helps me to have a "Latest searches section" ...
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is it a good seo practice to put relative keywords in a hidden div? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: hidden texts and page rank I was wondering what would happen if we put some (around 25) relative keywords in the page using a hidden div so that the actual user does not ...
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administering new website - Found really tiny keywords inside page

I'm administering this new website. The previous web admin included a large amount of tiny keywords on top of some of its pages. I've removed them already. I need to know if I have to rest the ...
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How to make the most of GWT's “Search queries”?

I've been looking at the "Search queries" section in Google Webmaster Tools recently, and it seems like there is a lot of potential there in finding which pages on a site need improvement. I'm trying ...
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How Do Search Engines Rank Combined Keywords?

Suppose: A site that ranks very well (1st result) for something like 'best blue widget'. It also ranks very well (1st page) for 'blue widget'. It ranks not so well (2nd page) for 'widget'. ...
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Weird keywords in google webmaster tools

I just happened to check the keywords list on Google Webmaster Tools for my site, which is an educational content site about finance. To my big surprise, after the first keyword, which is 'finance', I ...
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Is this SEO Keyword Stuffing?

Just wondering if you can tell me if this is keyword stuffing: <a title="purchase glasses" href=""><img alt="purchase glasses" title="purchase glasses" /><a> <a title="purchase ...
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Why does a broad-phrase rank better than new optimized exact-phrase?

I will explain what happened: I have this site that ranked first for "estructuras truss": See Google Result (mail.iddeasp.com/truss-alquiler-y-venta-de-estructuras) iddea sp Truss: Alquiler y ...
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Best Domain Redirect Approach for Large Network

We are launching a new network and want to focus/funnel users to our top sites. We have hundreds of domains, but most of them don't really merit their own development (many were bought for brand ...
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Webmasters Tools - What can i do with a exported keywords list?

In Google Webmasters Tools you can export the list of keywords. What can you do with this list? I'm asking this in sense of could something special be done with this comma separated list? Is there ...
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Is it possible to keep google from using certain text as keywords?

For example, on my site I have a lot of flash content. But, I made sure to put plenty of keywords each meta description for each page, a descriptive title for each page, all the alt tags for images ...
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Can owning a domain name for each city improve search engine optimization?

My boss asked me and I wasn't sure exactly how to answer. I'd like to get some advice from others that have hit this issue before. Scenario: We are wanting to purchase a new chain of domain names ...
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What keyword should come first in a product page's meta tags?

Working with ~100,000 products. Currently the way I'm using has the following priorites (most to least) Model information such as name and model number of a given product Product line's associated ...
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How do keywords in Google Webmaster Tools affect search results?

I've checked the keywords list on the Google Webmaster Tools account for my website (which is a message board), and I noticed that the top keywords are things such as "topic" and "forum". I'm guessing ...
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SEO - google keywords issue. Can anyone shed any light on this for me? [closed]

I launched my site a few months ago, it have been indexed by google for most of the keywords I had in mind. The only thing is, one of the most important keywords of all is not showing up in webmaster ...
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Nouns as FILENAMES: singar or plural form?

Dear folks, two scenarios where FILE_NAMES.PHP should be best representing the audiences searching for it. /poster.php /design.php OR /posters.php /designs.php Q1. What do you ...
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How do I get google to see keywords on a one page web application site?

I'm going to have to link to the web site to explain this, http://www.diagram.ly, it's a free service, so I hope this doesn't break advertising rules. Basically, it's a one page web application, I ...
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3 Scenarios for most relevant keywords in website. Which one is best?

A webpage about Tomato Soup has either of three following filenames: Scenario 1 website.org/en/tomato-soup or Scenario 2 website.org/en/tomato-soup-healthy-soups-recipes or ...
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SEO Keyword Research Help

I'm new at SEO and keyword research. I am using Market Samurai as my research tool, and I was wondering if I could ask for your help to identify the best key word to target for my niche. I do plan on ...
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Is it good to generate dynamic keywords every time when page loaded?(SEO)

I have my web portfolio. On my main page I have recently 6 added works from database(works with descriptions). I have created a php script ,php script generaeted keywords from 6 texts more then 100 ...
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Ok to target product names in adwords?

If I have widget company called "Widget Designer" and I have a direct competitor who has "Widgitator Version 5", am I allowed to target a campaign using the literal keywords "Widgitator"? Is this OK? ...
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How can I decrease relevancy of Creative Commons footer text? (In Google Webmaster Tools)

I know that I may just have to link the image to make this happen, but I figured it was worth asking, just in case there's some other semantic markup or tips I could use... I have a site that uses ...
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How to Figure AdSense PPC with AdWords CPC of $0.05

Often when I am using the Adwords Keyword tool I find keywords with a CPC of $0.05... I mean VERY often. Is this like base level when it comes to PPC or is this a possible error? For example, with a ...
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Do you know any independent keyword (phrase) statistics trend website?

Does anyone know an equally impressive service that shows the amount of times a specific keyword (phrase) has been searched, as well as a branch of other similar words? The one discussed in this ...
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How do search engines handle hyphenated words?

I am not sure my title fully explains what I mean. I thought this might be an interesting question. If I had a set of keywords, broken with a dash or 2, will search engines consider the dashed split ...
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Can I find out the number of searches on a given keyword, per state?

I know that Google tells you how many times a certain keyword is used in a search. You can use the Google Keyword Tool for that. This tool also allows you to find out the number of "local" searches: ...
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Google analyzing URL

We all know Google analyzes URLs in order to get relevance. That's why JavaScriptoptimizer.com hits the first place for the "javascript optimizer" query. These are my questions: Does Google ...
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How can I export a keyword list from Google Analytics?

In Google Analytics, I've been following several tutorials to export a list of keywords, but something is going wrong. This is what I try: 1.) click traffic sources 2.) click keywords 3.) Click ...
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Traffic value of a keyword

Does anyone know what kind of tools or tests I can run to find the traffic value of a keyword? I have done a search here before and someone's asked a similar question which was helpful but what I ...
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My Flex 3 Website Doesn't Have Any Keywords Listed in Google's Webmaster Tools

I've got a Flex 3 website. When I in Google's webmaster tools -> Your site on the web -> Keywords, none are listed. Does anyone have an all-Flex site that has keywords listed for it the above? The ...
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Peaking keywords on Google AdWords

Suppose I'm buying ads for keyword x and suddenly x becomes the biggest thing in the world. Will my budget run down faster? Will the price stay at the same rate I purchased that keyword on or will ...
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Where can I find a List of the top 10,000 keyword search queries

Where can I find a List of the top 10,000 keyword search queries?
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How you solve “preventing common words from Google” issue?

My topic seems to be solved by stackexchange engine but me (a human) couldn't find a solution here. As you may understand on subject, I have many repeated words on my site like "comment", "like", ...
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Good to optimize for broad but less-competitive keyword?

I have a Super Mario Bros website and business, Mario Planet, and I am looking for a target keyword for generating traffic - and therefore revenue - to the site. Using the Google Keyword Suggestion ...
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Google Keyword Relevancy

I hope this is the correct place to ask this question. I've got a few websites going, so i'm ok with the usual terminology and have looked in SEO and tried to implement it as best i can on my sites. ...
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Does the order of keywords matter in a page title?

Stack Overflow has made a change to their page titles such that the most popular tag for a question appears at the start of the title. The change is being deployed across the network, so check out ...
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How to track my site position in SERP based on keyword

In Google Analytics i can see that people have reach my website after search on a specific keyword. How can i check the results page number where my website appears.
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Single word keywords against 2 or 3 word keywords for SEO

Looking in Google Webmaster tools for my site, the sixth most common keyword is "life". This appears a lot because I mention "artificial life" and in places "second life" in the page text. I want to ...
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SEO and reversed (key)words

I am frequently finding sites that use reversed words in domain names and content. Just an example: www.elgoog.com or something like "Sincerely yours elgoog". Does these word have value in SEO and ...
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Google Traffic Does Not Add Up

I have just done a search for two different keyword phrases. When I look at both of the results, they have the same number of "Local Monthly Searches" according to the Keyword Tool in Google Adwords ...
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Given the choice is it better to have somekeywords.com, somekeyword2.com or myotherwebsite/some-keywords, myotherwebsite/some-keywords

Hello I'm thinking of creating a family of websites which use the same engine, but target different topics. Given the choice is it better to have somekeywords.com, somekeywords2.com or ...
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How many keywords can I put in my page for google spiders

How many keywords can I put in my page for google spiders ?
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Estimating where my competitor is getting most of their traffic from? Organic, PPC, or other?

I'm trying to figure out how/where a website gets its traffic. How are they successful with bringing in traffic? Via Organic, PPC, other? What is the best approach to estimating this? My thought ...
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Narrowing down my large keyword list for new PPC campaign

If I have a list of 100 keywords that are candidates for a PPC campaign (my list is actually 1000+). What is the best approach to narrowing this down to the top 5-10 keywords I should start with? ...
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Is Use of keyword instead of preposition good?

i would like to know if we write articles using the fixed keyword instead of using the preposition for it good for SEO keyword density?
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How should we write keywords of a webpage

I would like to know how to write the keywords in head section. Either it should be comma separated or white space separated?
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If I have a breaking news and assume that i am the first person to know. How can I get top place in google search?

If I have a breaking news and assume that i am the first person to know. How can I get top place in google search? Please assume that I do not have a domain yet. Please give me some tips. Thanks. ...