Use many keywords or only few keywords to rank faster?

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just quick question guys, Is better to search with Google Tool lots of keywords with low competition or is better to find better keywords with low competition and good monthly search to rank faster?

Is better for you to use only few keywords to rank articles in wih SEO keywords in Wordpress, or Can I use many keywords having same rank results?

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  • I used to go for more long tail keywords that would rank faster for. It's much quicker this way too . Of course, you also want to to ry and rank for other keywords on the side.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve B
    The number of keywords you choose, whether few or a lot, will not have any major impact on your search engine rankings - do whatever you'd like - it doesn't matter. You're placing emphasis on the wrong thing.

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  • the number doesn't matter, what matters is if they are specific to your niche! I suggest that you use long tail keywords and optimize your site well
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  • Profile picture of the author msuper28
    ok thanks, I've thought that Google see you as spammer if you use too many keywords..
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  • Profile picture of the author ukcharliee
    Hi, I am not quite sure in what your asking.

    If you are talking about on-page seo, then yes using just one keyword loads of times is called 'keyword stuffing' and is seen as spammy by google
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  • Profile picture of the author voe
    But as you try to rank, also consider the keyword intent, basically trying to figure out what the searcher really wanted when they type the particular keywords. It will reduce the bounce back rate and I think this is also important to the search engines while determining your rank.
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  • If you are writing in a niche, think about a single longtail keyword for each of your articles. Remember it's going to be individual pages that gain rank.

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  • Profile picture of the author Steve Zones
    4 to 5 keywords worked for me
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    • Originally Posted by Steve Zones View Post

      4 to 5 keywords worked for me
      I would never doubt that 4-5 keywords worked for you, however, in the SEO game, didn't you fear your own pages stealing some of the authority from others in your site? I have seen in the last couple of years that it was better to target a single longtail keyword for each article or page.

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  • Profile picture of the author msuper28
    long tail keywords are good, btw I got an article where I've used about 30 keywords, isn't good idea is it? does it look as spam?
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  • Profile picture of the author michakins
    Keyword is dying man. Your contents cannot be focus mainly on keywords.

    Now consider this: how will this content help your business even if you rank on the first page of Google?

    You need to focus on the intents that are behind those keywords.

    One keyword can have more than 10 intents buried inside it.

    If your content can satisfy the end users, and with few links thrown its way: it will surely rank.
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