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Questions tagged [keywords]

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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SEO tools report that the keywords in modal dialogs are important for my website

I noticed most of the notable keywords from our website's landing page comes from our term and conditions which is a modal embedded after the closing body tag. I used https://neilpatel.com/ to analyze ...
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How can I be outranked by another site that objectively worse in every way: metrics from majestic, Alexa rank, plus a poor design

My website: 29 trust flow 33 citation flow 15 domain authority 15 page authority 370 back links no Alexa ranking The other website: 1 trust flow 5 citation flow 3 domain authority 3 page authority ...
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Is it good for SEO to have domain alias that describes company service? [duplicate]

I have bought a domian that is like service.city.example Where service is eg. "haircut". Is it good to have this kind of domains as aliases to main domain company.example? What would be best for SEO,...
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Organic search for landing page, how to improve it SEO

I have few landing pages, each page contains contains unique article and description about person(same on each LP) - who will do the service explained in article. LP are posted to google by sitemap, ...
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Will it help SEO to use <strong> tags just around a keyword while making a larger containing phrase bold using CSS?

I'd like to make keywords in the text more relevant for crawlers, and also to enhance some parts in the text to get an easy readability avoiding keywords dilution. I was thinking to do it this way: &...
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How can we know what phrases visitors search for on before visiting our site and which search terms we rank on the first page in Google?

To visit our site, what phrases have visitors searched for on Google? How do I know? How do I know than What words do we have on Google's first page?
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Should the brand name appear in each tag title even if it repeats keywords or dilutes from the targeted keyword phrase?

I found in other question that the brand name repeated in every tag title doesn't add any value for SEO. But I'd like to include the brand name in tag title to give strength to the name of the company ...
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Does using keywords in the image URL help the image rank for those keywords in Google image search? [duplicate]

I've always been told to use URL Rewriting on my sites because it was better for SEO. (http://example.com/articles?id=255 => http://example.com/articles/rewriting-img-links) Now, I can see on this ...
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Will duplicate articles with changed titles help me rank for multiple keywords?

For example, I have an article about how to take photos in low light. This article is applicable to several cameras. The explanation is exactly the same for all these cameras. I currently have a ...
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Is Avg Monthly Searches = Avg Monthly Users in adwords keyword tool

Hi While doing keyword research for my website TFTH, I encountered with an confusion and need your solution. In adwords keywords tool, for every keyword we get Avg Search Volume. My query is can we ...
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Google keywords comparison tool

Is there a Google tool to check or to compare two keywords? I would like to know if "string1" is more searched than "string2". Or how many times "string1" is search in last 30 days, or something like ...
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Is it OK for SEO to write page titles with the company name in English but the keywords in some other language?

Does writing titles in pages of the form: company name in English | keyword in page language | keyword in page language Have bad effect on SEO?
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How do you use keywords in a link to a page without making the page containing the link start to rank for those keywords?

How do I write a good descriptive link, without ranking the linking page for the same keywords of the same article?
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google search console not showing clicks

I was sadly surprised to see that google removed the search keyword queries from the referer / referrer quite a while ago. Now they do provide us with google search console but it is kind of useless ...
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Will creating more pages around keywords for which we are already ranking help SEO or hurt?

I have researched this but got mixed and confusing information. We are trying to rank our India based company which provides the following services: Engineering Design Services Architectural Design ...
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Should I have brand search terms in separate ad group?

Scenario: Adwords campaign for Quality Management Software. I have set up Adwords groups for different aspects: QMS general, ISO 9001 QMS and 13485 QMS. Should I set up additional groups for each of ...
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Keyword Planner Tool: How can Exact Match Keywords produce a greater volume of impressions than its Broad Match variant? Bug or misunderstanding?

Earlier, I wanted to check out how many impressions were being generated for the keyword 'Canvas Prints', for SEO purposes. Here are my findings: Exact Match > Broad Match and Phrase Match? I am a ...
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Multiple keywords in SEO friendly URL [duplicate]

I have a website with the domain as ‘domain.tld’. I have a product let’s call it as ‘Name A’. The product is used for purpose say ‘Purpose 1 software’. Now I need to optimise the SEO of the product ...
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Is there a right or wrong approach to choosing the right synonym for a Product Category?

Let's say I am looking to sell Curtains, Mirrors and Clocks for example. As such, I would like to create a new Parent Product Category to house these products. The two that would instantly come to ...
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How does Google Webmaster Calculate Avg. Position within GWT queries? [duplicate]

I picked some pages and calculate the avg.position from GWT queries, but the result is different as GWT Provided? So How does Google Webmaster Calculate Avg. Position actually? Those GWT queries ...
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Can the “People also ask” google snippet be used for keyword research?

I tried running keywords I found under the "people also ask" google snippet. One was "How do you take the bitterness out of tea?". Since it's a snippet I assumed people search for this query, but two ...
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Is there an SEO difference at targeting a keyword with a Wordpress page versus a post?

My questions are, what is best practice for targeting long tail keyword phrase with pages or posts. Text content WordPress page optimized for keyword phrase, linked to homepage, category page or post....
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Google ranking site for finding prostitutes rather than for the humanitarian news we actually offer

I've just started working for a client who has a website with editorial content on various humanitarian subjects. For example, some of these articles are highlighting the issue/problem with '...
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How to get to number 1 on Google in a specific keyword [duplicate]

I check google console and find that my blog post ranked in a specific keyword. What should I do so that my blog post gets to no 1 in Google SERP? Thanks
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Keywords and semantic tags : put relevant content in the right tags

How to place content as optimzed as possible for Search engines? My client has a product with a very generic word: Mosaic, he writes it differently but it's still very generic. The text I was given ...
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How can I work around Google's implicit search term splitting feature for a product name?

I have a site whose domain and title are the combination of two words. Let's call it Theproduct for this discussion. On Bing if a customer searches for Theproduct by name (no space), it shows up as ...
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Does optimizing for a two word keyword also cover all intermediary words?

If my website is at the top of the search engine results (google.co.in) for a particular keyword ("Mobile Van"). Will my optimizations for that automatically cover all intermediary keywords like "...
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Can we get good SEO rankings without editing our content with focus keywords as suggested by Yoast?

We do not want to edit the content according to Yoast SEO plugin focus keyword. Can searching for our website in Google be effective without doing so?
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How do I figure which words users typically use together in search?

Not all verbs work with all nouns. It is better to say "fix errors" than "solve errors", for example. These are called collocations. How do I figure out what verbs a person would typically type in ...
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Impact of subdomain urls on SEO

I have an application which is hosted on a subdomain URL of my client's primary domain. Below is the example of how my primary domain is and how the subdomain is: Primary domain: example.com ...
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How to improve SEO ranking of keyword with least content on the webpage?

I have a challenge to rank my page for few keywords. But the dilemma is my page is bound to have very less content being a chat login page. On top of it my page is not the primary page of parent site, ...
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Analytics and no detection of Top Keywords

We have being online for 5 years and I always noticed that in Analytics we've always get no keywords in the Top Keywords section of Google Analytics. We use the no provided filter: and this is what ...
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How do I get Google to show my site for variants of a keyword both with spaces and without spaces?

I have site where my target keyword phrase is of pattern withoutspace or with space. But Google search result doesn't show me result for with space and I get the result for withoutspace. How can we ...
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SEO effects of a concise URL path vs a longer one with more keywords

My sister wants to launch a celebrity website, which will have information such as age, height, weight etc. Suppose the website is example.com: www.example.com/demi-lavato → This sounds crisp and ...
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What kind of keyword research is helpful for news websites?

I am adding a "news" section to my website. I understand news stories are based on recent events. Hence, a conventional keyword research using data generated over time (like historical search volume,...
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Does Google index hash tags as keywords?

I'm working on a project where the client wants to add 3-5 hashtags (i.e.: #bikes) to each page of his content. There is a logical reason for these hash tags (or categories, or keywords); given that ...
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How do websites appear in Google for terms not present in the website's text?

I have been doing some searches online to try and figure out where my website ranks and how to improve SEO. I have done a lot of work to improve code quality and add relevant keywords into my text. I ...
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multiple pages targeting the same keyword

If a website has a Q&A pages and blog pages, I use keywords asked by users to write blogs to create more comprehensive content about their queries because the question doesn't give enough ...
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Keywords vs Meta-Keywords

I was hoping someone could help. I have a wordpress/woocommerce online store and use Yoast SEO Plugin which allows me to Add one Focus Keyword and multiple Meta Keywords It does say, however, that ...
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Ranking for alternate ordering of same keywords SEO

I'm currently performing SEO for a childcare centre in a local area and have come across my first issue associated with ordering. It seems that while we may be high ranked for keywords such as '...
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For SEO should you primarily optimize for “<city> <service>” or “<service> in <city>”?

Generally speaking, where should the name of a location be placed when optimizing for something that is geographic in nature? For example: las vegas plumbers plumbers in las vegas Assume that the ...
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Same target keyword for home page and internal page

We are mainly web design company, but do other related things like SEO, Internet Marketing, Graphic Design etc. Our domain: ......webdesign.com Our home page title: Best Web Design Service in India ...
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Does it hurt SEO if the most common phrases on the site are common eCommerce actions such as “add to cart”?

A site for evaluating SEO tells me that my site's most common 2 - 3 word phrase is "add to cart", and in the top 7 I have 3 other phrases that contain "add" and "cart" such as "wooden add" "kennel ...
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What is the meaning of value of Position column in Google Search Analytics?

In Google Webmasters Tools left panel Search Traffic > Search Analytics, mark Position and Queries. Then the table will contain columns queries (perhaps keywords) and Positons. What is the meaning of ...
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How can i get google search query list based on location?

I am looking to get queries searched on google from a particular location is it possible to access those search queries, and what are the searches happening in an area
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Does Google recognize the number “4” as the word “for”?

My company owns several domains, all with the structure service4someone.com( e.g., drivers4millionnaires.com). I'm currently reviewing which ones we need to keep. Some of them are simply used to ...
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How to choose a long tail keyword from such a long list?

I have created this list of different keywords related to Florida villas and villas near Disney. How could I make this a lot smaller and manageable? Would I pick one that sounds well and then just ...
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→ (arrow symbol) in website title causing it to be ranked low on Google?

My blog runs on Ghost and is titled flowing → systems. When I search that exact string, it appears as the first result. However, once I search just for flowing systems, it is nowhere to be found. My ...
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Is it possible to rank on a keyword, even if Google treats the keyword like a location search?

Is it possible to rank on Google with keywords that will only locally appear in the search results? Like if I want to make a site about gyms. If someone searches for this keyword he will only find ...
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Will adding my site's keywords to the end of every URL on the site (regardless of content) help or hurt SEO?

For example, take stackexchange.com, and imagine that at the end of each url, no matter what the page is about, we’ll have two more keyowrds at the end. For example: stackexchange,com/questions/...