How To Rank High With Keywords

Last Update: December 11, 2017

Keyword Factors To Aid Website Rank

Hi Folks a short blog on keywords as a lot of new members seem to be having trouble understanding the principles of using them. This means the where to and how to.

Anchor

One of the things you should concentrate on when writing your articles is to have relevant keywords in your anchors. Ideally, the same keywords you want that article to rank for.

Example: In this article for SiteProNews one of the entries is entitled How to Do SEO for a Brand New Website. To boost its rankings, you would link to it using SEO for a brand new website as an anchor. Get the idea now?

Title

Ideally, your keyword should be part of your title, and preferably at the beginning. However, if it’s a complicated long-tail keyword, you should sacrifice a catchy headline for a small SEO gain.

You can compensate with LSI (Latent Semantic Indexing) keywords and going for a long article

Content

This one goes without saying. No piece of content will ever get a high listing in the SERPs if you don’t add your very best keyword into it. You can read more on choosing keywords that matter to your business goals here.

Density

There has been a lot of talk about the right keyword density. The general consensus is that the right keyword density is between five percent and 2.5 percent.

One thing is certain: keyword-stuffed articles are a thing of the past. They will usually be labelled as spam by search engines and penalized heavily.

Your formula should rely on thorough keyword research, long form content and LSI keywords.

Meta Description

This is the one I see a lot of members skipping over, and certainly to their cost I might add. There is absolutely no excuse for skipping over it folks. Your keyword should always be part of your meta description. It is the best way to let search engines know what your page is about.

There you go folks and now I hope all those who are having trouble understanding where they go and the best way to use their keywords read this blog.

Please help them out by leaving your own tips and advice via a comment below.

Have a great week and be successful.

Robert Allan

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MrMickie Premium
How that you feel about getting diffrent results from jaaxy and google? an exapel if I search a keyword on jaaxy is says the qsr is 28 but when I search in google with phrase like "keyword" it say´s that its 22000 can I trust jaxxy you Think?
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Robert-A Premium
Mickie you will get different results when using different keyword tools.
This person will say use this one and another person will say use that one.
I personally don't use Jaaxy as its a waste of money when the free tool is just as good.
I also use Google Keyword Planner a lot simply because Google is the main search engine and their keyword research has got to be the Go To tool to use.

When you search for a keyword with Google you will get all the results for that keyword and if the results are in the thousands then thats how many posts have that keyword within them.

Try and get your keyword down to a few thousand results and you have a much better chance of ranking on the first page.

Enjoy your day.
Robert
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hotshotlegal Premium
This is great Keyword training Robert, I would like to be a keyword queen!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Again Amanda and thank you for reading this blog as well.
I know you will have went away with a better understanding on the where and how to regarding keywords.
Do your research coz it will pay you dividends.
Get it right first time then you wont have to go back and correct it and so waste valuable time you could be doing something else.
Also remember to check and update your posts and if you find a better keyword then of course insert it and take the old one out.
Rank is everything because if you don't have a high rank then it will impact on the volume of your site traffic.
Enjoy the week to come and be successful.
Robert
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hotshotlegal Premium
Brilliant thank you again Robert. I think I understand the concept of keywords, but need to start getting my head around the secondary keywords referred to in your posts. I have just started working on a new idea,that I hope has lots of scope and I would appreciate your opinion some time, if that is ok?
Have a great week ! I hope the weather gets brighter for you - Edinburgh looks so much prettier in the sun!
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Robert-A Premium
Just about to sign off Amanda.
By all means get in touch with a PM.
So much more room for explanations and to add pics/images.
It really is blowing up a storm outside.
My windows are fair rattling in their Fletches.
Maybe have to get someone to look at them.
Now I will sign off.
Goodnight and sleep tight and watch out for those bedbugs coz they do bite lol.
Robert
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hotshotlegal Premium
hahaha! thanks again Robert sleep well! Amanda
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Robert-A Premium
By the way I will be publishing another blog on keywords today so worth you having a looksee.
Enjoy your Monday.
Robert
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hotshotlegal Premium
can't wait! thanks for letting me know, best wishes Amanda
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Robert-A Premium
Not long published - Hope you're having a great Monday.
Robert
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hotshotlegal Premium
thank you!!
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and just this minute replied to your comment on my latest blog.
Robert
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Shweta10mg Premium
Your articles are just so detailed and teach so much it can be understood by even beginners. Amazing!!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Shweta and thank you for taking the time to read my blog and for your kind words.
Learning something new is just like starting a new subject at school or learning the basic tasks you were hired for in a new job.
I was a trainer for ten years so it will always show in my blogs that I know what I'm talking about and how to present it.
From your remarks it looks like I still got it lol.
Hope you went away with a tip or two that will aid you in your own online efforts.
have a great Sunday.
Robert
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Shweta10mg Premium
You definitely still have it. It’s ingrained and a part of you . Just like how I realized how I was a natural witch myself.:)
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Shweta and always happy to pass on what knowledge I have to those of the membership who are just getting started.
So you believe you are a witch?
Don't you go turning me into a frog coz then you would have to kiss me to turn me into a handsome prince lol.
Have a great Monday.
Robert
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Shweta10mg Premium
No natural witches who don’t practice any craft are just in tune with the surroundings and self . I told this to my parents I love seeing their reactions it’s amusing.
To a certain extent we all are because we ask the universe for success and if the work is put, that is magic itself :)
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Robert-A Premium
Ok, and hope the universe is being nice to you.
Wouldn't mind being a handsome prince though lol.
Robert
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Shweta10mg Premium
You probably were too :)
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Robert-A Premium
A Long Long Time Ago Perhaps lol
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AlanJE Premium
Great training, very clear, thanks!
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Alan and thank you for taking time out to read my blog.
I'm sure you went away with quite a few tips you can implement within your own articles.
Have a great weekend.
Robert
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esteadman Premium
Robert,

Great training. I use Yoast SEO and have learned the importance of keywords and keyword placement, but you have added a couple of important twists. For example, placing the primary keyword at the beginning of the title. Also, LSI is a new term for me and I will read the blog on that.
Another tip I have learned is to type my keyword into Google and see what websites pop up. Is there a lot of high-quality websites with the exact keyword? Is the keyword in the title, the URL, and the meta-description? Check the Page and Domain Authority of the sites that are using the exact keyword in all 3 places. Then, figure out where you might rank compared to them. First page, second page or way out there. If you think you can rank on the first page, start writing content, otherwise put it on hold and research another keyword until you find one that will rank with your competitors on the first page.
If you don't rank where you thought you would, don't panic. Figure out why. Then make the correction and try again with a new keyword. Trial and error, learn from your mistakes. You will succeed.
Sorry for the long comment, but it's working for me.

Regards,
Ed
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Robert-A Premium
No probs about long comments Ed.
I appreciate your input.
I agree its always best to do your due diligence and research.
No point in just jumping in there and hoping for the best.

I always do my research and it does pay off as you can see if you click through to this listing

https://tinyurl.com/rankingkeywords

I have more than one of my blogs/articles on this first page.

Have a great day and keep doing whatever does work for you.
Robert
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SophiaMia Premium
What is Yoast seo? I keep hearing about this term
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Sophia
Wealthy affiliate recommends we use All-In-One-SEO in our Wordpress but there are others and Yoast is one.
Its a plugin similar to AIO SEO and some members prefer it.

I must say I prefer the WA one.
Robert
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SophiaMia Premium
When I write a post where do I place the meta keyword?
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Sophia.
Your Meta Keyword or keyword phrase (long tail) is your MAIN Keyword.

You have it in your Title and in your Post Headline.
It always helps if you insert it within the body of you post as well.
Make it make sense as part of a sentence is always best.
Robert
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gjshawk Premium
Thanks, Robert. Always good to get a refresher on keywords.
Grant
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Grant and thank you for taking the time to drop by.
Have a great Thursday.
Robert
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N33 Premium
Thank you so much, Robert. I learn so much with you and you have this ability to make it clear even for me. Showing the localisation of the keywords is essential for someone like me and makes keywords, internet and Google a little bit less abstract.

Have a wonderful day.

Anne
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Anne and thank you for your visit and for your comment.
You have been here a wee while now so you should be getting to grips with your keyword strategy.
If not then I'm sure you went away with some useful tips and advice from this blog.
Have a really awesome day.
Robert
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GailLowe Premium
Thanks Robert. Good stuff. Gail
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Gail and thank you for reading my blog.
I know you will have went away with a tip or two that will help you with your own keyword strategy.
Thank you also for your comment.
Enjoy your Tuesday.
Robert
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natekidd Premium
Great information. Keeping it simple and consistent as you have outlined here is the key to rendering the results we want as far as ranking is concerned. I learned a lot from this. Thanks
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Nathaniel and thank you for reading my blog and for your comment.
Glad you liked the content.
It is important to get your keyword strategy right or your ranking wont be as high as you would like.
The higher, the better, right?
Have a good day today.
Robert
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frex6 Premium
Thanks Robert, some handed information, I'll bookmark also.
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Fred and thank you for taking the time to read my blog.
Hope you found some of the info for your own keyword strategy.
Have a good day and thank you for your comment.
Robert
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botipton Premium
Great info thanks for posting it
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Bo, haven't seen you around my blogs for a wee while so thank you for reading this one.
Always happy to pass on these tips and advice to my fellow members.
I didn't realize I had inserted the same graphic twice so it has been changed now (top one).
Hope you're having a great Monday.
Robert
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botipton Premium
I have been off here for quite awhile and just came back a little over a week ago. it is good to be back around your blogs.
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Bo.
A change is as good as a rest so they say.
I was in two minds whether to stay or take a break as well but signed up for another year.
Onwards and Upwards.
Robert
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SuzaMarie Premium
Great stuff! Bookmarked!
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Suzanne and thank you for stopping by and leave a comment.
Yes please do make sure you bookmark for future reference as it is so easy to forget these very important points.
I didn't realize I had inserted the same graphic twice so it has been changed now (top one).
Have a great Monday.
Robert
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arielharris7 Premium
Wow Robert, I bookmarked this because I know I am going to go back and re-read it several times. So many thanks. Great job!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Ariel and thank you for reading my blog and for your kind words.
Glad to point you in the right direction for what can be a tricky thing to grasp when you are new to marketing online.
I'm sure you will be back more than once again.
I didn't realize I had inserted the same graphic twice so it has been changed now (top one).
Onwards and Upwards Ariel.
Robert
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arielharris7 Premium
Thank you!
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sb4269 Premium
Thanks bunches Robert for the great pearls of wisdom.
Bless You,
Sam and Deb
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Sam & Deb and thank you for stopping by and reading my blog.
I know you will have went away with a better understanding on how to and where to use your keywords.
Always a great strategy to build on when you get it right.
Have a great Monday.
Robert
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bpais1 Premium
Good information to build a solid foundation, Robert! I'm bookmarking this one!

Jim
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Jim and thank you for dropping by.
yes do bookmark as it will always come in handy as a refresher simply because people do get careless about some aspects of marketing online and they will start to lose income.
Have a good one.
Robert
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LouisaB Premium
Thank you Robert! The right food at th proper time. Very well delivered.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Louisa, haven't seen you around my blogs for a wee while so thank you for reading this one.
I'm sure you went away better informed about where to and how to use your keywords.
Onwards and Upwards to your success.
Robert
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LouisaB Premium
Hi Robert, still keeping it busiest than ever. See you soon!
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Robert-A Premium
Ok, no probs and have a great Monday.
Robert
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Dhind1 Premium
Very clear and easy to follow - thank you.
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Alex and hope you now have a better understanding of where to and how to use your keywords.
Getting it right will make all the difference to success or failure.
Have a good day today.
Robert
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Edi67 Premium
Wow well illustrated Robert-A and thanks for posting this valuable tools.
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Edi and thank you for reading my blog and for your kind words.
Hopefully this blog has pointed a lot of new members in the right direction when it comes to using keywords.
have a great Monday.
Robert
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ReenaS Premium
Very helpful thank you Robert
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Reena and thank you for taking time out to read my blog
I know you will have gone away with a more detailed understanding of keywords and how to and where to use them.
Have a great Monday.
Robert
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AussieJeff Premium
Good training, Robert.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Jeff and thank you for your visit.
I'm sure you went away with tips to improve your own keyword strategy.
Have a great day/evening over there in Oz.
Robert
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DDrees Premium
Thanks for these important reminders Robert!

Dave
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Robert-A Premium
No probs Dave.
I like to pass on my tips and advice to those members who have trouble understanding the basics.
Once you have a handle on keyword tactics and techniques it will become easier.
Have a great Monday.
Robert
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subcpo14 Premium
Thanks you. Jay
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Robert-A Premium
No probs jay and hope you went away with a tip or two you can implement with your own site and posts.
Thank you for visiting.
Robert
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SBotwe Premium
Thanks a lot Robert for this info
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Stephen and thank you for reading the blog.
These tips and advice will help you and your site rank higher in the SERPs when you put them into practice.
Have a great day.
Robert
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deanlilly1 Premium
Great Info
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Robert-A Premium
Hi Dean and thank you for reading my blog.
Lots of good tips and advice for you to take away and put into practice.
Have a great Sunday.
Robert
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Urolin1981 Premium
Hi! Robert,
Your post is awesome and complement to the best with the training on by boomerpg08.
Thank you for your joint effort in educating WA newbies.

Much appreciated,


Chin-Ti
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Chin-Ti and thank you for stopping by and leaving a comment.
Yes Rob (boomerang) has published blogs on Keywords as well and covers the subject very well.
An invaluable member of WA.
Hope you went away with a couple of tips you can put into practice with your own posts.
Enjoy your Sunday and the week ahead.
Robert
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Urolin1981 Premium
Of course, I have picked few tips to reinforce and correct my deficiency. Thank you for educating me.


Chin
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Robert-A Premium
No probs and happy to pass on my tips and advice that helps the membership.
Robert
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PatsyC Premium
Thanks for sharing this and for the great detail!
This makes things so much easier to understand.

I use the AIO SEO in the settings to fill in my meta description but not at the beginning. I used to do my own but Kyle mentioned it's automatically done.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Patsy and thank you for your input.
Yes you can insert a general meta description within AIO but you should also have something relevant in the Description box at the bottom of your article when you have it in Edit Mode before you publish.
This is what the search engine sees and of course the people who are browsing the SERPs.
Makes sense, don't you think?
Have a great Sunday.
Robert
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TaniaHersel Premium
Thank you for this important information.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Tania.
Thank you for your comment and hope you went away with a few how to and where to for your own keywords.
Enjoy your Sunday and the week ahead.
Robert
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TaniaHersel Premium
Yes I have and May you have a wonderful week.
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DBeatty Premium
Thank you for another informative blog.
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Robert-A Premium
Already replied to your comment Debra.
Robert
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DBeatty Premium
Thank you for another informative blog.
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Robert-A Premium
His Debra, hope this blog has given you a better understanding on how and where to use keywords.
If not I have published others so feel free to browse.
Enjoy your Sunday.
Robert
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melpeace36 Premium
Great information. Thank you for sharing.
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Robert-A Premium
Hello Melissa and thank you for dropping by and reading the blog.
You are sure to have went away with a better understanding of keywords.
I have published other blogs on this subject so feel free to browse.
Enjoy your day and the week to come.
Robert
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Lazyblogger Premium
You right on with this Robert, great training. What approach should we have to our images? Thanks!
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Robert-A Premium
Hello David and thank you for reading my blog.
The Alt Tag should always be used within an image, especially the first image on the page.
Thereafter you can use secondary keywords (second best).
Hope you went away with a few tips you can use within your own posts.
Robert
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DEversley Premium
Quite informative Robert.
Thanks so much for sharing your expert advice.

All the best to you!

David
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Robert-A Premium
No probs David and happy to point members in the right direction.
Thank you for reading the blog and for your kind words.
Enjoy your day.
Robert
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MKearns Premium
Positioning is everything I see. Thank you Robert!
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Robert-A Premium
Yes indeed Mike.
The where to and how to are the most important aspects of keyword seo to get right and in most cases right first time because ones inserted you shouldn't really change them except perhaps within the body of the content.
Thank you for reading my blog and for your comment.
Have a great Sunday.
Robert
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MKearns Premium
I'll be the when is is covered in seasonal sites Robert! Good points
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