Notice, If you like this training, and you find it useful, then visit my other training module which is also about SEO and almost a part 2 to this one. Visit it here.

https://my.wealthyaffiliate.com/training/seo-made-easy

As you probably know, Google has an extremely competitive nature when it comes to SEO, so if you’re going to market on the internet, it’s probably a good idea to know how to do it well. The method I use is called on page optimization with some Keyword variables. I don’t use any back links. None. Also, since Google has changed how it rank sites, it might be a good idea to brush up on the subject.

You may be wondering how and when Google changed how they index. As for the when, I’m not sure, but I do know what they changed. Before, people would make blogs and websites and just pack them full of the target keyword; and Google loved them. But they had no real value. They weren’t helpful for people in the slightest.(this is called black hat SEO, it’s not too incredibly honest, or usefull.) So Google changed the way they do things in an attempt to make its server more searcher friendly.

So what’s different?

Whereas before you could just pack keywords into your content and expect the search engines to love you, it now might actually be detrimental to your SEO. Google now searches for a few mentions of your keyword but what it is really looking for is variables to that keyword that also give the same description. It wants words that are similar to your keyword, but not exactly the same. These variables are a huge factor in determining your ranking on Google. Scientifically, I have no exact density for your Keywords. I don’t think one exists. Sometimes it works well with one. Sometimes it fails with five. I think it might be random or be influenced by another factor that I am yet to learn about.

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GabrielS Premium
Ditto. What happened to the SEO Made Easy page? It says it's not found.
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JanBrase Premium
What happened to SEO Made Easy? The links say the page doesn't exist. :(
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Indi-Em Premium
Thank you for the training Trevor!
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jordifont6 Premium
Thanks Trevor !
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ryangregory Premium
Hey. Can you give me some examples of LSI Keyword s please
If the main keyword was "natural acne treatments" what LSI Keywords should I look at adding into the page/post.
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ceddiced Premium
Now that Keyword Tool has been replaced by Keyword Planner, does this work the same?
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Helle Premium
In keyword planner you have an option for "suggestions for keywords" or sth like that. Guess that is the same.
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kijeka27 Premium
Thanks for creating this tutorial! It's very informative! :-)
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Kiptum Premium
This is interesting, will carry out a test with an article just to tickle my fancy! Thanks for this.
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myzone2012 Premium
Thank you Trevor. This is great training. I read something about LSI but i did not get the hang of it, with this, it is much clearer and easy to understand.
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Hani Premium
Question......is it worth going over all of my articles that are already there and inserting lsi words in the appropriate places. will this help too?
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Hani Premium
Another great tutorial Trevor. Thank You. I'm going to go test this on my site.
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NealF Premium
This is excellent. I also worked through your Google Keyword Tool training and that helped a lot too. Thanks.
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weitjerry Premium
Just wondering. When you enter your keyword in, do you check broad, exact, or both?
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DABK Premium
I don't know how Trevor does it, but I only use exact.
Exact means this:
how to lose weight quickly=the number of people who typed
how to lose weight quickly

Broad means this:
the number of times the word/words that make up the keyword were typed in Google's search bar regardless of order or how many other words were between them.

So, broad for 'how to lose weight quickly,' could include something like this too:
how to gain weight quickly and not lose your mind

Yes, silly example... but look at your analytics sometimes. People do typed a lot of odd phrases in Google's search bar.
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weitjerry Premium
Thank you!
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TrevorSH Premium
I use only exact
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Goldenlady Premium
Hi TrevorSH,
Are PM and PO both abbreviations for Ping-O-Matic?
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TrevorSH Premium
Yeah they are. I should probably just spell it out long hand, to save confusion. and in case you were wondering, SM is social marking. Sorry for the confusion! and thanks for bringing this to light!
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TrevorSH Premium
Thank you Dabk. i appreciate your clarification, it's obvious that your knowledge on such matters is exemplary and I thank you for taking the time to clear this up for me.
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You say you use no back-links "none" in this article. Yet my tools tell me you actually have over 3000 back-links? Also if you check out the competitive keywords and the sites that rank (like "make money website" for example) they all have thousands of backlinks. Am I mis-understanding something here?
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TrevorSH Premium
I would like to know what tool that is, and yes, I don't have to back link at all, If you've read my modules you know that I use PM and Social marker, which announces to multiple sites that my site is up and running. These services post my website on many different forums, search engines and websites and when somebody finds something of mine that they like, they repost it on their own sites. I don't have to do that, it's done for me, and I'm sure I'm not the only person who uses PM and SM.
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DABK Premium
His definition of a backlink and yours (or mine) are different. Social marker is a social bookmarking tool. It semi-automates things. Instead of you going to stumbleupon.com and submitting a page, then to the next one, then to the next one; you set up everything once, then choose the sites you want bookmarks from, and you submit... (You have to have accounts with them) without retyping url, descrption).

It's a good tool. Bookmarking demon (I don't use), for instance, does all that automatically but it's not free.

I've read a couple of Trevor's tutorial and consistently he's not called bookmarking (at least if done with semi-automated tools) backlinking. He's not called posting videos on youtube backlinking. He's called submitting articles to article directories backlinking.

Once you accept his definition, he makes sense and the info he provides is good.
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splashduck Premium
Thanks Trevor:)

I found this really helpful. I'd never heard of LSI keywords nor had I thought of using related keywords to my main keyword in my website text. I'm a newbie here and I can see already that you're going to be one of my main teachers. You always make me smile too.

Question: Does this method apply also in the same way using Jaaxy keywords instead of keywords revealed in Google keyword tools?

Question 2. Do you use secondary keywords even if they are high competition?

Looking forward to following through on the sequels to this training. Thanks, Rob G:)
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TrevorSH Premium
Hey Rob, You know what, I'm pretty dang new myself, and I have to admit I've never even used Jaaxy, I don't have to. I actually have a training I just posted about that. go ahead and check it out. It's called Google keyword tool. I'm not sure if they relate, but I'll bet they do. Thanks for the question Rob, I wish I could have answered it better, but I still appreciate it.
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DABK Premium
1. It doesn't matter what tool you used to get your keyword list.
2. The important thing is that they are related. The next important thing is that they make sense in the sentence.

Ideally, you'll pick some 10 keywords you want to rank for. They should be closely related but not too closely (i.e., don't pick 'how to lose belly fat fast' and 'how to lose belly fat quickly' for your main keywords; pick something like: 'how to lose belly fat fast' and 'exercises to lose weight' and 'abdominal fitness machines' - They can be used to support each other. In addition, you can get lsi's for them: lose belly fat, tips for losing belly fat, trim belly, and 'six-pack exercises,' and 'best exercises for obliques,' and 'stomach work out routines'... 'ab machine,' 'ab machines,' best ab machine' and 'cheap ab machines' or best abdominal fitness machine
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NateM13 Premium
Very good point and good tactic. Thanks!
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TrevorSH Premium
You're welcome Fortune! and in the way of your name, I wish you good fortune!
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lmc6837 Premium
Hi there Trevor. Thanks for the lesson on LSI. I'm really glad Google changed its ways. Reading a page flooded with LSI is so much more interesting than one with the same keyword every other sentence.
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TrevorSH Premium
Seriously! you can definetely tell when a site is packed with a keyword. It's just awkward, really. LSI helps things flow.
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morlandroger Premium
Hi Trevor, i read somewhere recently that Google can give you different results if you are logged to those if not logged in. Does that make any difference?
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TrevorSH Premium
Hey Morland, I think you're going to have to rephrase your question, I'm afraid I'm a little confused about this whole "logging" thing.
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morlandroger Premium
Hi Trevor, It depends I thnk on whether you are logged into your Adwords account or not. Get different results the article claimed.
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williams Premium
Hello Trevor...when you are at the Google Keyword Tool you have the option to choose Broad...Exact...and Phrase match...which do you choose...

Also...
Do you choose "Only show ideas closely related to my search terms"...

Love your training...interesting twist...thank you
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TrevorSH Premium
Hey Williams, thanks for the question, when you are looking for LSI Keywords, you want to leave the settings exactly as they are. it should default to broad, and don't check the above mentioned box. just leave it as it is. it keeps things nice and simple.
I'm glad you liked the training, I hope it was helpful!
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Thanks TrevorsH for your suggestion!!
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Hello TrevorSH,
I am newbie and has created 3 niche wordpress sites. I enjoyed your both Articles on LSI Keywords & SEO Made Easy. Thanks a tonn for sharing great info. I will be very grateful if you tell me "How to RSS feeds" of my pages and where to send the Rss feeds (Best RSS directories) for more SEO ranking purpose? Pleaaaaase help!!
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TrevorSH Premium
Prak, I'm relatively new myself, and I'll admit I'm not sure what RSS feeds are. If I do, I know them by a different name. Everything you need to know about SEO you can find in my training modules and else were inside of Wealthy Affiliate. I would suggest asking your question in the open chat. I've never once had a question go unanswered inside of the chat. It's a friendly educational environment conducive to learning. I strongly suggest it. Thanks for the comment!
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Goldenlady Premium
Hi prak,
In addition to the Open Chat, scroll to the box at the top of this page. The box asks "What are you looking for?" Type in RSS feeds, and you'll see tutorials and discussions on them. Maybe some of them will help you.
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TrevorSH Premium
Good thinking Gold! Also, thank you for that PM you sent me regarding the street articles. I found it most educational.
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Shawn Martin Premium
Thanks!
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Hi TrevorSH,

Loved your LSI Keyword article due to its "magic" information for every online marketer. I have a question about your statement in the said article which is "The words at the top are the most important to Google and the ones at the bottom are the least important."
If I search for keywords on Google Keywd tool with "Exact" keyword choices I should use the top 10-20 keywords in my content/articles etc. Is this what you mean please elaborate.
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TrevorSH Premium
Yes Sir Prak, that is exactly what I mean. the lower the words are listed, the less seriously Google will take them, however, the words that get searched the most aren't always at the top, so if you were looking to increase your SEO you would use the words at the top, and if you were looking to increase your traffic, you would use the words that get searched the most. It really is pretty simple. the only way to not understand it is to read too deeply in to it. and yes, I would use probably 10-20 different LSI keywords as many times as I could for my content.
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Salem Premium
Great articles, Trevor. Much appreciated.
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TrevorSH Premium
You're welcome salem. I'm glad you liked them.
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tommo1968 Premium
Thanks for the info Trevor one thing you say the keywords at the top are more important is that the way google displays them or is it ordered by competition etc.

I also take it that you use "exact" search. I did a test and some of the ones at the top have very low searches. Excuse the questions but still on the steep learning curve.

Thanks Mark
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TrevorSH Premium
Tommo, I believe that they are listed in order of importance to google, and that isn't always what gets searched more, but you can do both. Some that google likes, and others that people like. They both work. one for seo, the other for traffic. often times both. does that answer your questions?
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tommo1968 Premium
Yes that answers the importance part. You search with "exact" not "broad"?
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TrevorSH Premium
Hey Mark, You know what, I think it works either way, but I would use phrase. It's under exact. that's what I usually do, but I don't think it matters. They're all LSI Keywords. I've actually had success both ways.
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DABK Premium
This is the link to a Google suggest scrapper: http://ubersuggest.org/, should you need additional related keywords.

I thought everybody's been doing this for at least 1 year now.

Someone wanted examples:

If main keyword were:
lose belly fat fast

related keywords would be:
exercise to lose belly fat
how can I lose belly fat
losing belly fat
belly fat loss
burn belly fat quickly


Lose belly fat fast - 3 tips

Obesity is rampant in the US these days. There's a huge industry around LOSING FAT. Usually, people become aware of putting on weight before big events. You're probably reading this article because you yourself need to LOSE BELLY FAT FAST. There are ways. In this article I'm going to cover 3 tips that will help you BURN BELLY FAT QUICKLY.

The first tip falls under the category 'EXERCISE TO LOSE FAT,' not a popular one but necessary. It doesn't help BELLY FAT LOSS directly (there's no way to just LOSE BELLY FAT; people BURN FAT all over) but it helps with posture, muscle tone, making you look thin.

6 related keywords in 7 lines, without trying... they do come naturally, if you let them.

I disagree with the comment about not needing keywords... It's true if you pick a low competition keyword only. Even then there will be times when you and some dodo head have the same related keyword score, so Google will look for other ways to make one of you #1.
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jpnetco Premium
Awesome example man, thank you very much.
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bleaf Premium
Thanks Trevor for that excellent information! Will test it soon in my articles!
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Amir Shah Premium
very informative - thanks alot !
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That was the best LSI article I have read .I understand that much better. I was still trying to work in my LSI's but now I have some clarification it should make things easier.

Thanks Trevor!
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Linda Fedun Premium
Thanks Trevor. Simple and informative
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bigstevec Premium
thanks Trevor - simple, easy to follow and to the point
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Jay Gumbs Premium
Great info. If you write naturally instead of for search engines and you're passionate and knowledgeable about your topic then you won't need to worry about finding LSI keywords. They would show up in your content just the same.
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TrevorSH Premium
that is true KP but it always helps to work the system.
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TrevorSH Premium
Hey guys, I appreciate the comments. Instead of replying to them all individually, I'm going to do a mass comment. Thank you Melissa Amy Golden and JP for your comments. as always, i appreciate them.
Amy, I've never written an article linking to a site so I wouldn't exactly know if that would work, but the principals of SEO are the same, I would assume.
Golden I do have some webpages for you guys to see as examples, but all of my sites are a little old and need a little love, so let me tweak them, and then I'll make a post for it. Keep an eye out!
JP I actually do social bookmarking yes, but it takes about 15 minutes and I don't have to do anything by hand, so I wouldn't consider that back linking. I've never done an article, but it sounds like a good way to do things, so if you could shed a little light on that for me i would appreciate it. I would be happy to post some More information on LSI Keywords, but what exactly did you mean by a case study? I'm more than happy to help, but I'm a little confused.
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jpnetco Premium
I guess what I mean by a case study, would be an example of a post in which you were able to demonstrate the use of a target kw and LSI kw's and perhaps show some traffic results from the various kw's used. As for articles, I think most people here use Street Articles alot and link back to their websites from within their articles. Street Articles seem to index and rank rather quickly.
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melissafitz Premium
I'm going to work on this today because I pretty much used my main kw's throughout my ws. Thanks for an easy to understand tutorial.
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Amy Farr Premium
WOW! I am definately going to do this. Thank you so much! Great, easy, relevant training. It is exciting to know there are other ways to be found. This would work in articles that link to our sites as well, I assume?
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Goldenlady Premium
Hi TrevsorSH,
Thanks for this information. Do you have a webpage you've created using LSI keywords that people can view?
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jpnetco Premium
Very nice explanation of LSI Trevor and how to use them. Would you be able to do a case study as it were on a post you've made to one of your sites showing your target KW and the LSI kw you used to support it. Or create a mock post if you don't want to share any of your target kw's. Do you publish articles to article directories and do any social bookmarking? You say you don't do any back linking and was wondering if that included articles and social bookmarking. Thanks again for bringing this to light.
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