1- Decide what is the article’s primary “keyword theme” that you are targeting (as a basis of writing your article)
– write that down
– include secondary keywords or themes that are relative to the primary
– if you are stuck, use the “keyword planner tool” to help generate ideas
– keep these keywords and themes close as you contemplate your article. They should be included frequently without appearing “spammy”(recommendation: at least 3X)
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Content Gap Analysis is a process of content marketing with the intent of finding those queries that fill the “gap” between current state and future state. Taking your content 1 step further and making it more successful and/or identifying “relevance to alternative searcher intent”.
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It never fails to amaze me how companies refuse to let go of their precious meta-keywords tags from web pages. Somewhere down the line years ago….someone told them to add meta-keywords to every page on their site to rank well.
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This question has a tendency to get thrown around in various ways. On one hand we have the articles that profess “not” to show ROI since it’s hard to put a value on the strength of 1 visitor (potential client, visitor, competitor or other) and YOUR VALUE that of creating a healthy site. Other articles get into the complications of if” Social media counts and if your SEO efforts have impact on Referrals should they also be included?”…and so on……….
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Why is it imperative for companies to practice SEO, and adhere to search engine change, and what does this mean for web sites? Continue reading Why SEO at All?
Search Engines in 2014:
The arena has changed from previous years in which a website could use “keyword stuffing tactics” in content without value for the user to potentially gain rankings. Google has re-written their search engine to promote a new approach that analyzes a page for relative semantic value. (The official industry name for this change is called “Hummingbird“)
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The Google “Hummingbird” algorithm update has effectively killed “exact keyword matching” used as a past SEO tactic. This was also propagated by algorithm updates such as “Panda” and “Penguin” in 2013-2014 which in addition have directly dealt with techniques used to “game” or influence the system of search.
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