How to put my keyword on my articles ?

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Hi warriors!!
I am going to writing about my own blog about free information websites when I was writing I confused how to put my keywords in my writing?

Please let me know how can I put the keyword in my articles.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve B
    There is no universally agreed upon formula for writing.

    One simple but effective solution is to put your keyword once in
    • The article title
    • The first paragraph (some suggest the first sentence)
    • The final paragraph or summary
    • In the article body several times but not so much that it becomes keyword spamming. How many times you use the keyword depends upon how long the article is. Don't overdo it - keep your copy sounding natural and "human." You can also use variations of the keyword ("ing" "ly" "ed" "s" etc) to give variety
    Above all, have a distinct purpose or goal for the article. Keep it of high quality and proper grammar, spelling, etc. Make it unique - something from your own perspective.


    Important Tip: Distribution of your article is really important and is what "fuels" your inbound traffic and backlinks.


    Good luck with your blog.


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    • Profile picture of the author TheSupremeGuy
      Hey Steve, u said distribution of articles. Where should we market our articles?
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      • Profile picture of the author Steve B
        Originally Posted by TheSupremeGuy View Post

        Hey Steve, u said distribution of articles. Where should we market our articles?

        I can't be specific because it depends upon the audience you're trying to reach. If you have a very general topic (which I don't suggest), then maybe you try to distribute your article to some of the well known venues ... but that is not a very efficient way to try to make money.

        Go for authority sites in your niche, popular blog sites in the niche, niche forums, niche directories, even popular product sites in the niche. You're trying to put your articles where people with an interest in them will be "hanging out" or visiting. So the exact sites you want to be on will be different for every niche. The point is ... target where you send your articles so folks in the niche you're writing about will see them.

        The best to you,

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  • Profile picture of the author Benjamin Ehinger
    Originally Posted by Nottyqueen View Post

    Hi warriors!!
    I am going to writing about my own blog about free information websites when I was writing I confused how to put my keywords in my writing?

    Please let me know how can I put the keyword in my articles.
    It's best to focus on completely covering the topic without worrying so much about keyword placement. While using your keywords in headings and throughout the article naturally can help, if you go overboard or the article doesn't read well, you could hurt yourself more.

    Focus on the topic and providing a great experience for the user.

    Benjamin Ehinger
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  • Profile picture of the author Dhazkid
    my suggestion is that where you suppose to use pronoun you still repeat the keywords.
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  • Profile picture of the author stormborn1
    in every para you can put keywords min : 05 in article
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  • Profile picture of the author dayus444
    Just make your keyword appears in the title, use a few variations of the keyword a couple of times in the body of the article, and then once in the conclusion.
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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    I am going to writing about my own blog about free information websites when I was writing I confused how to put my keywords in my writing?
    If that is an example of your writing in English - might be better to outsource the articles. Listing "USA" in location doesn't not make it so.
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  • Profile picture of the author tomopalinski
    Hello Nottyqueen. Keyword optimization of the website or blog is one of the best tools in your belt that you can use to rank your articles. Depending on the location, your keyword will influence your ranking differently.

    My current understanding is that the most powerful place to have your target keyword is in the actual domain of the website( or www.domain.com). The next best thing would be inner URL (or www.domain.com/innerurl), then the title of a website, then the description, and last but not least is the content of the website (your article).

    If you attempt to post your article on somebody else's blog, you may have some slight difficulty influencing some of the placements of the keyword.

    The most important thing to keep in mind is to avoid using the same keyword too many times. I have found that keeping the density of the keyword to under 1% of the entire word count of the article influence your ranking and has extremely low probability to get keyword stuffing penalty.

    If you feel like the actual number of times you used a keyword is very low, just lengthen the actual article by a couple of hundred words. This will give you more room for the keyword.

    The secret to stuffing more of the keyword in the article without lengthening of the article is to use LSI keywords.

    LSI keywords are keywords that convey the same meaning but are different words. A good example would be Lawyer having LSI keywords of Attorney, Law Firm, etc. Google algorithm treats those words as different keywords, but each one will positively affect rankings of every other LSI keyword in a group (if you use a keyword "Lawyer" in your article, Google will also rank you for Attorney, Law Firm, etc.)

    With those alternatives, you can have much more room to expand into. I hope this helps

    Here is a good LSI keyword generator if you are having trouble coming up with some. Enjoy. https://lsigraph.com
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    • Profile picture of the author TrafficFlow
      So true. He has nailed succinctly what I have been reading about on page SEO. But don't also forget that keywords can be used in headings in an article and that there are tools and plugins you can buy that can suggest LSI keywords.

      Originally Posted by tomopalinski View Post

      Hello Nottyqueen. Keyword optimization of the website or blog is one of the best tools in your belt that you can use to rank your articles. Depending on the location, your keyword will influence your ranking differently.

      My current understanding is that the most powerful place to have your target keyword is in the actual domain of the website( or www.domain.com). The next best thing would be inner URL (or www.domain.com/innerurl), then the title of a website, then the description, and last but not least is the content of the website (your article).

      If you attempt to post your article on somebody else's blog, you may have some slight difficulty influencing some of the placements of the keyword.

      The most important thing to keep in mind is to avoid using the same keyword too many times. I have found that keeping the density of the keyword to under 1% of the entire word count of the article influence your ranking and has extremely low probability to get keyword stuffing penalty.

      If you feel like the actual number of times you used a keyword is very low, just lengthen the actual article by a couple of hundred words. This will give you more room for the keyword.

      The secret to stuffing more of the keyword in the article without lengthening of the article is to use LSI keywords.

      LSI keywords are keywords that convey the same meaning but are different words. A good example would be Lawyer having LSI keywords of Attorney, Law Firm, etc. Google algorithm treats those words as different keywords, but each one will positively affect rankings of every other LSI keyword in a group (if you use a keyword "Lawyer" in your article, Google will also rank you for Attorney, Law Firm, etc.)

      With those alternatives, you can have much more room to expand into. I hope this helps

      Here is a good LSI keyword generator if you are having trouble coming up with some. Enjoy. https://lsigraph.com
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  • Profile picture of the author Rose Anderson
    It's fine to place your keywords in specific places in your article if... and this is often overlooked...

    After you're done reread the article out loud. Does it flow? Does it engage the reader? Do the keywords stick out like a sore thumb? Does the article sound redundant?

    I want to tell you about the new "super-duper watch". This watch works better than any other watch because of its super-duper features. There are many benefits to wearing the super-duper watch. It's water proof, it tells you the time, and it's mostly accurate except during daylight savings time. The super-duper watch was created by the guys on Big Bang Theory so it's really scientific. Don't pass up this once in a lifetime chance to buy a super-duper watch before they all disappear forever.

    If the keywords sound overused the reader will stop reading and your article is worthless.

    Have some respect for your readers and don't bore them.

    Rose
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  • Profile picture of the author mattlaclear
    These days I do not exceed a .5% saturation on keywords. We add the main keyword to the front of the Meta title, include it in the first sentence of the meta description, and in the first and last sentences. We also add it to the alt text of one image. Then we Google the keyword to find what other keywords they feel are related to it. Then we sprinkle them into the post as well. Good luck!
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  • Profile picture of the author MikeFriedman
    Originally Posted by tomopalinski View Post

    Hello Nottyqueen. Keyword optimization of the website or blog is one of the best tools in your belt that you can use to rank your articles. Depending on the location, your keyword will influence your ranking differently.

    My current understanding is that the most powerful place to have your target keyword is in the actual domain of the website( or www.domain.com). The next best thing would be inner URL (or www.domain.com/innerurl), then the title of a website, then the description, and last but not least is the content of the website (your article).

    If you attempt to post your article on somebody else's blog, you may have some slight difficulty influencing some of the placements of the keyword.

    The most important thing to keep in mind is to avoid using the same keyword too many times. I have found that keeping the density of the keyword to under 1% of the entire word count of the article influence your ranking and has extremely low probability to get keyword stuffing penalty.

    If you feel like the actual number of times you used a keyword is very low, just lengthen the actual article by a couple of hundred words. This will give you more room for the keyword.

    The secret to stuffing more of the keyword in the article without lengthening of the article is to use LSI keywords.

    LSI keywords are keywords that convey the same meaning but are different words. A good example would be Lawyer having LSI keywords of Attorney, Law Firm, etc. Google algorithm treats those words as different keywords, but each one will positively affect rankings of every other LSI keyword in a group (if you use a keyword "Lawyer" in your article, Google will also rank you for Attorney, Law Firm, etc.)

    With those alternatives, you can have much more room to expand into. I hope this helps

    Here is a good LSI keyword generator if you are having trouble coming up with some. Enjoy. https://lsigraph.com
    Originally Posted by TrafficFlow View Post

    So true. He has nailed succinctly what I have been reading about on page SEO. But don't also forget that keywords can be used in headings in an article and that there are tools and plugins you can buy that can suggest LSI keywords.
    Are you kidding me? Pretty much everything he said is wrong.

    No, having your keyword in the domain name does not influence rankings.

    Keyword density under 1%? That is stupid.

    And no, Lawyer and Attorney are not LSI-linked phrases. They are freaking synonyms.
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    • Profile picture of the author tomopalinski
      I stand corrected, MikeFriedman.

      I admit that I have explained the meaning of LSI-linked keywords in somewhat limited fashion, so let me redeem myself here.

      From my understanding, everything that I wrote above holds true about LSI keywords, but what I omitted to include is that they encompass much more than just synonyms of a word.

      You see a group of keywords are LSI-linked as long as they pertain to the similar topic. Now, they don't have to mean the same thing, as in the case of synonyms (Lawyer - Attorney), but their meaning needs to be somehow connected.

      To demonstrate, when looking for LSI-linked phrases for a keyword dog, any of the following words/phrases would be linked to it: collar, barking, grooming, leash, fetching, etc.

      I hope this gives you, Nottyqueen, a better understanding of what LSI-linked phrases are.

      Regarding keywords in the domain name not having any influence on ranking, would you be able to elaborate on that. I always welcome constructive feedback, especially on something that I have a faulty understanding of.

      I always had a tremendous amount of success ranking exact domain and partial domain names. In case somebody is not familiar with what exact and partial domain names are:

      For the exact domain name, a keyword "best coffee in New York" exactly matches website URL "www.bestcoffeeinnewyork.com", and for the partial domain name, a keyword "best coffee in New York" only partially matches a website URL: "www.bestcoffeeinchicago.com".

      Would you agree that it is much easier to rank exact match and partial match domains for keywords in their domain names? I believe that it is precisely because those keywords are in the name of the website domain.

      I would appreciate if you could point out faults in my way of thinking, so I can avoid any issues in the future.
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      • Profile picture of the author savidge4
        Originally Posted by tomopalinski View Post

        To demonstrate, when looking for LSI-linked phrases for a keyword dog, any of the following words/phrases would be linked to it: collar, barking, grooming, leash, fetching, etc.
        LSI per se no longer exists.. and hasn't for a while. the examples you are giving above are NOT examples of LSI but examples of "longer" tail terms.

        The words you want to "spread" in your text would be synonyms, and I would suggest that you understand the English language a bit past the 4th grade level before trying this

        Originally Posted by tomopalinski View Post

        Regarding keywords in the domain name not having any influence on ranking, would you be able to elaborate on that. I always welcome constructive feedback, especially on something that I have a faulty understanding of.

        I always had a tremendous amount of success ranking exact domain and partial domain names. In case somebody is not familiar with what exact and partial domain names are:

        For the exact domain name, a keyword "best coffee in New York" exactly matches website URL "www.bestcoffeeinnewyork.com", and for the partial domain name, a keyword "best coffee in New York" only partially matches a website URL: "www.bestcoffeeinchicago.com".

        Would you agree that it is much easier to rank exact match and partial match domains for keywords in their domain names? I believe that it is precisely because those keywords are in the name of the website domain.
        URL "www.bestcoffeeinnewyork.com" vs URL "www.joes.com/bestcoffeeinnewyork" would be considered equal in terms of keyword usage in the URL.

        The issue I have with EMD's is exactly as the name states, you are only matching ONE term... If the idea is to go ahead and throw all your eggs into one basket than by all means have at it, but if you want to diversify your targer across many terms... as long as the term is in the URL, than you will be just fine.
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        Originally Posted by tomopalinski View Post

        Would you agree that it is much easier to rank exact match and partial match domains for keywords in their domain names? I believe that it is precisely because those keywords are in the name of the website domain.

        I would appreciate if you could point out faults in my way of thinking, so I can avoid any issues in the future.
        A quick search (isn't Google great?) returns the following article from searchenginejournal

        https://www.searchenginejournal.com/...ry/emd-update/

        It seems that in many respects... the opposite is true.

        (Read the the whole article, including the comments excerpted from Webmasterworld.)
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  • Profile picture of the author wrcato2
    A 100 years ago, when I was in school, we had 20 spelling words that the teacher want a short story written from them. This prepared the students for the end of the week spelling test and it also let the teacher know that you knew how to use the word in proper context.

    I use keywords in a similar fashion. The grade for the test is how much traffic in the next week or month the article gets from the SERPs.

    When it comes to writing articles I generally get 4 to 7 KW on a topic I want to write about and then use the main KW as a long tail KW for the title (H1) then add the main keyword once every 100 words throughout the article.

    Then I use the other KW as subheaders through the article.
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Insert your keywords as Steve B has advised, but more importantly, make sure it sounds like a well-written article/content that sounds like natural language that any one can understand - even if they aren't interested in it. You never want to bombard your article with keywords to the point where it doesn't even sound readable... or intelligent.
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  • You can add keyword on your web post tittle and describtion
    you can also write your keyword on your content Your keyword is making long tail keyword
    Make sure you focus on long tail keywords
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  • Profile picture of the author JackMr
    you got here some really good suggestions, let me try to summarize what you need to do for optimizing your content.
    1/ write a good article and natural for your users, think about them, not the SERPs.
    2/ make sure that your important KW will appear on the TITLE, DESCRIPTION, H1 , H2 , ALT (images) tags, and try to use also LSI KW, try not repeating yourself by using over and over the same KW. remember natural and great content are the name of the game.
    3/ also include internal links to the article and from it to other pages on your site, just if its make sense.
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  • Profile picture of the author Brian Bozarth
    Be very, very careful.

    You should think of it a different way. Think of it like this:
    • Each URL should be about one topic only
    • The topic of that URL should be about a group of keywords
    • Do research on that one topic
    • Use authentic language as an expert on that topic

    Remember, Google's synonym engine is smart. If you talk about a subject that you know a lot about, Google will figure that out.

    Having said that, make sure your primary keyword/phrase is in the URL and Page Title.
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  • Profile picture of the author marks2424
    Steve B is correct but I want to add that you shouldn't write the article thinking of where to put your keywords. Put the article together giving the best information you can then go back and read the article and determine the best places to put them but they need to flow and look like they add to the article and the sentence needs to make sense. You can't just put keywords in the meddle of a sentence if it makes no sense for it to be there. If your keyword was dog food you wouldn't put it in the middle of a sentence where you are talking about brushing the dog. If you write articles for a little while it will all come to you and you will see where the best flow will be.
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  • Profile picture of the author Daijon Moss
    Writing Articles is a very important thing for any website. It helps to gain the priority in the search engine. You must keep one thing in the mind while writing the article straight keywords are not useful. Try to add some phrases so that it looks attractive it will help gain a good ranking on google pages.

    I recommend looking at what keywords are getting searched for to understand the "demand" of people on the internet who are looking for help on a certain topic, but don't focus on specific keywords, or stuffing these keywords into your post. If you wrote great content and promote it, the traffic will follow.
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  • Profile picture of the author warlovemag
    do not flood your article with keywords. keep it organic.
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  • Profile picture of the author ctrlaltdelete
    Someone I hired from Onlinejobsph once taught me about this. Let me see...

    If I recall correctly, you need to distribute your keywords in a "balanced" way. Around 2-3 mentions of it will do: one at the first paragraph, one in the body, and another in the conclusion. But that also depends on the length of your article. And instead of using the same terms over and over again, you can use variations of it.

    As much as possible, they should look natural to readers. If they look forced, then you're doing something wrong.
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  • Profile picture of the author ankitgoyal
    Use your keywords as a normal keyword and make a hyperlink on it for making it different from the normal English keyword. That's the only way to make your keywords good for SEO.
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