Tag: targeted keywords
Should I stay away from highly competitive keywords?
If you’ve used Google’s Keyword Tool, you’ve probably seen the column called “Competitiveness,” with levels low, medium, and high. The low. medium, and high are based on the competitiveness of a keyword among paid search advertisers. The more advertisers are bidding on a keyword, the higher the competitiveness. By itself, paid search competitiveness tells you […]
Do You Use Long-Tail Keywords? You Should!
What are long-tail keywords and why might they be important to an SMB owner? Ah…some of the finest friends your website will ever have are “long-tails” when it comes to Google search results, so let’s get into it! A long-tail keyword is – as Google itself reports here – “Long-tail keywords are longer and more […]
The Definitive Guide to Keyword Research
If you’ve ever wondered: “How do I find keywords my competition doesn’t know about?” “How do I know if a keyword is too hard to rank for?” “What’s the best keyword research tool on the market?” “Where do I even begin with keyword research after Google Hummingbird?” Then I’ve got just the thing for you: […]
Spark New Ideas with these Keyword Research Tools/Tips.
A successful SEO campaign starts with choosing the right keywords. Growing your business beyond the initial campaign involves expanding your keyword list and this can be difficult at times. You’re in need of new keyword ideas and new opportunities but you don’t know where to look. There are a ton of SEO tools out there […]
Finding the SEO Keyword Sweet Spot.
Every website has a list of Golden Keywords that they’d love to rank #1 across the board for. For instance, I’m sure Search Engine People would love to rank #1 for a keyword like SEO firm. The lifetime potential of that single keyword is enormous! With 201,000 searches a month, a site ranking in the […]
Is Your Keyword List Too Long to Succeed?
One of the most important things to remember when doing your keyword research is to make sure you are targeting keywords that your audience is actually using, not just what you think is the best fit. For instance, if someone was interested in learning a programming language like Java how might they search? Keyword phrases […]
Are You Targeting the Right Keywords?
Choosing the right keywords is essential for long term SEO success. The keywords you target on your site will determine what searches your site will be pulled into the SERPs for and what kind of searcher will find your site. Here are 4 questions to ask yourself to help ensure you are targeting the right […]
Onsite SEO Tip Different Keywords for Different Pages.
I’ve spoken with many site owners over the years that want to know why they can’t just target the same 5-10 keywords across their whole site. Since those keywords explain exactly what their business does and those are the keywords they want to rank well for, wouldn’t it make sense to just go after those […]