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What are the best practices today for on page SEO? In particular what is the best way to optimize on site content for keywords? Separate page/post for each long tail keyword?

What is the best SEO plugin to use and is there good documentation available for the plugin you recommend. I currently have Platinum SEO Pack and have no idea of what all the options mean so primarily find myself just using the title and description for each page I create.

Also is it best to always have an image on each page/post? Is naming the image after a keyword "old school spammy"? For local sites should I include the location or phone in the ALT text?
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeffery Moss
    Some time back, sites using more than one page for each long tail keyword were penalized when the Panda algorithm came out. This usually happened with big content farm sites that had tens of thousands of pages. But, it might still be a possibility even with a smaller site.

    If you have many similar keywords, you might find a way to use them on just one or two pages rather than spreading so much similar keyword content over so many pages.

    You could optimize alt tags or blog post tags with these additional keyword terms and incorporate some of the terms into your meta description.

    Though your best bet would be to simply narrow down your list of keywords that you are planning to use so that you don't really have so many to work with. Ranking highly for ten keywords is a lot better than ranking low for one hundred.
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  • Profile picture of the author patco
    You could start with good Meta tags which you should choose wisely. Don't forget the title should be unique in every page (if you have the time to do it!). Also, H1 tag is recommended for your main Keyword and a few H2 tags for your secondary keywords. Don't forget Alt and Title tags (for images and links!)

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    • Profile picture of the author thefsboking
      Originally Posted by patco View Post

      You could start with good Meta tags which you should choose wisely. Don't forget the title should be unique in every page (if you have the time to do it!). Also, H1 tag is recommended for your main Keyword and a few H2 tags for your secondary keywords. Don't forget Alt and Title tags (for images and links!)
      How are secondary keywords best generated? Should Alt tags be secondary keywords? Can you explain what title tags are for links?

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  • Profile picture of the author ketul
    Write meta description, title and keyword tag in proper characters is a best practise in SEO.
    Add H1 tag in your each page that define your site to SE. Add alt tag to every images.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChristopherMarti
    There are some tips which help your website to get ranked on search engines using on page SEO techniques:
    # Contents of the page are the most important thing to get a good position on search engines. Good contents are likeable and supplies a demand.
    # Title tags are the second important things.
    # URL will show all the hierarchy information on the page. So make it clear.
    # Also make sure you are using fresh and natural contents.
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  • Profile picture of the author robertrace123
    Your title tag is the most important on-page SEO factor
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  • Profile picture of the author VandnaSharma
    Meta tags, Xml Site map and content is a very important factor for new website in on page SEO.
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  • Profile picture of the author Trakadoom
    One of the best but often overlooked aspects for SEO is flickr. For example, I am a music entreprenuer and have recently launched a drum school in Mumbai called Trakadoom. Now I have inserted a Flickr widget feed in the footer of my site. I regularly update my Flickr photo account and correspondingly the Flickr widget on my website is also updated. What is commendable is that Google recognizes my my dynamic Flickr feed on the website and shows up all the latest images whenever someone types in the keywords to get onto my website! Do not underestimate the power of dynamic photo content to enhance your on-page SEO techniques.
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  • Profile picture of the author emmaharward789
    On page seo is the important art of seo Focus on these factors page title, the contents of your website and while creating backlinks also, make sure you are using good keywords, url structure, H1 Tags, H2 tags, meta tags etc.
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  • Profile picture of the author joshef
    There are so many on page SEO factors, which can help your site to rank better in SERP. It includes
    #1 Unique Meta tags for all the pages of your site.
    #2 Proper use of H1, H2, H3 tags. Should contain targeted keywords, according to priority.
    #3 Optimize site’s images with alt tags, containing keywords.
    #4 Update your site on regular basis with fresh and informative content.
    #5 Site should have XML and HTML site maps.
    #6 Every page of your site should have well structured URL.
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    • Profile picture of the author oadvantage
      If you are getting confused as to where to start I would:

      For Wordpress:

      1. Pick a main keyword
      2. Create your posts with 700-1000 words
      3. Include your keyword 1 time per 100 words at minimum. I keep mine at 1.5% max.
      4. Download a SEO plug in and fill in the Title, description and keywords.
      5. Include a photo or 2 and include a Youtube video on the same subject (I try to get one without aff links)

      You will find that few will watch your video, but it can help with on page.

      Get this down and start building and learning more on page factors.
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  • Profile picture of the author EsferaSoft
    Many onpage facter is include the Onpage Like that
    Meta tag
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  • My advice is to make sure each page stands on its own as a topic. Do not create multiple pages about the same exact thing in order to optimize for different keywords. Instead, stick to single, well-written, citation-worthy, topic pages and optimize them for multiple keywords. This can be another good reason to use long-form content.

    Write unique descriptions for every page. They will not change your rankings; but, well-written descriptions can increase click-through rate.
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  • Profile picture of the author ConsultJoseph
    Good rule of thumb if you're not sure: Keep all tags natural but include your keywords in there.


    TITLE: Your #1 KEYWORD Source - WEBSITE

    H1 Tag: Is KEYWORD Reliable?

    IMAGE TAGS: Person Showing Off His KEYWORD

    You get the idea.

    TIP: If you want to get longtails and related keywords, put them in content but always keep density down 3% for your keywords.

    This way, you don't have to create 1 page per keyword, that would be brutal to your mind in how you keep on repeating the same idea in different pages just so you could suit it to your keywords. It should be the other way around: the keywords will be in the pages, not the pages built for the keywords.
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