You have likely heard the term "keyword research". This is the act of finding keyword phrases that are relevant to your niche and deciding whether or not it is appropriate to build content around that particular keyword.

Keywords are going to be the “root” of all your SEO success.

First Off, WHAT IS A KEYWORD?

A keyword is simply a word or phrase that people search for in the search engines. Every time you do a google search you are entering a "keyword" into the search box.

For example, here is an example search I did in Google.

This is a keyword. I searched for something that I was looking for and Google is going to provide me with the most relevant results (see below).

When I click on one of these results, I am taken to a website that has been "ranked" in Google. If I purchase something from that page or click an ad, that website owner will make money as a result.


With your SEO and your keyword research efforts, your goal is going to be to building a list of relevant keywords to your niche, and then working to rank them in Google just like this.

There are literally MILLIONS of keywords in every niche, leading to incredible potential. And by being a member at Wealthy Affiliate and what you are going to learn here about proper "ranking techniques", you are going to have the competitive edge over your competition.

In this lesson you are going to be tasked to come up with a few "keywords" relevant to your website and your niche.

Each Post You Create Will Be Targeting a Keyword...


Moving forward, you are going to be building content on your website. Each page of content that you create will target a brand new keyword (and we will be showing you how).

This means that every page/post will have the opportunity to rank under that given keyword in Google and lead to you getting traffic.

100 posts = 100 target keywords = 100+ potential Google rankings.

This can and will lead to mass amounts of traffic and those that follow along with this training are going to see their traffic continue to go up with every "keyword targeted" page or post that they create on their website.

Remember, Google and other search engines exist because of CONTENT and if you can deliver quality content (that targets low competition keywords), you will be able to get great rankings!

I have created a video walk-through of this lesson called "Keyword Mastery - Keywords are the Foundation of Your Success"and I suggest you watch on keyword mastery. It is going to increase your comfort level with keywords by 100 fold!

 

Task 1: Perform 5 different searches using Jaaxy.com

Your next task is going to be performing 5 searches relevant to your niche using the Jaaxy Keyword Tool.

To access Jaaxy, you are going to simply click the "Research" tab within the top menu, as shown below.


This will open up the entire Jaaxy platform, which is a highly sophisticated research platform that you have access to here at Wealthy Affiliate.

To access the keyword research platform, you will do so through the "Keywords" tab once inside Jaaxy (as shown below).


My suggestion with your initial searches is to start broad with a few of your searches (ie. two or three word searches). For example if your niche was "basketball skills & drills", you might want to start with the search terms:

  • basketball drills
  • basketball skills
  • increase vertical jump
  • dribbling drills
  • etc

Here is an example search that I did using the "increase vertical jump" as the search phrase.

As you can see there are several columns of "keyword data". These are all very important when it comes to choosing keywords that are going to be useful to you.

  • Keyword. This is the search phrase that the data to the right of it is representing.
  • Avg. This is the overall monthly traffic this search term gets, globally.
  • Traffic. This is the estimated amount of traffic you will get if you rank on the first page of Google under this term.
  • QSR. Known as Quoted Search Results, this is the exact number of results in Google that you are competing with under this search phrase. In other words, this is how much competition you have.
  • KQI (Keyword Quality Indicator)

If you do a search and you don't see the full data, you simply need to click the "Get QSR" link and it will fetch the data for you. You will see that if that particular keyword has never been searched before.

**Note: If you are a Premium Plus+ member, you have access to Jaaxy Enterprise which provides INSTANT QSR results.

Next, I want to discuss how to "choose" appropriate keywords for your content. This is critical in terms of getting ranked in Google and being the most efficient with your time. Don't worry though, it isn't all that complex. :)

The Rules of a Quality Keyword

There are a few rules that you need to follow

Rule #1: More than 30 monthly searches. You want your far left "Avg" column to ideally be greater than 30. Sometimes it is OK to go with a search volume less than this, but over 30 searches per month is ideal.

Rule #2: Less than 100 QSR (Competition). You want to keep your competition below 100 pages in Google, the lower the better though obviously. You will likely come across many terms with less than 100 QSR when doing your research, and that is even better!

As you progress with your website, under 200 is perfectly fine as you will be gaining more authority and better ranks in search engines.

Rule #3: Keyword must make sense. This is critically important. If the keyword doesn't make grammatical sense, don't use it. Do another search on the keyword that makes sense as that will likely give you different data and that is the data you want to measure.

An example of this is "best tips lose belly fat" which doesn't make grammatical sense (it is missing the "to"). I would do another search on this but this time "best tips to lose belly fat".

Do this exact process within your niche to come up with 5 Keywords. If you have any questions about the keyword research proces, please leave them in the comments below. :)

Important Note: As a Premium member here you not only get access UNLIMITED keyword searches using Jaaxy, you get many more features that are available within Jaaxy. These include more SiteRank scans, faster results, domain search affiliate program search and much more. Jaaxy Lite is 100% Included when you upgrade to Premium.


Go Premium and Get Jaaxy Lite (& Unlimited Searches)!

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2. Perform at Least 5 Searches Using Jaaxy (do as many as you want though)
3. Find 5 Keywords that meet the keyword criteria (related to niche, 30 avg searches, less than 100 competition)


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valeroon Premium
Hey everybody. My question is about "Navigation Menus" Level 1, Lesson 8.

How can i create another menus? As, you see in the picture, i have created one and i am able just to make changes to it and not creating another group which i can use for "Footer Side" or "Sidebar" to include "Favourite Posts" e.g.

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we can't see in the picture....no image...
to add a menu to the side bar you an add a navigation menu widget ..same for the footer if allowed...
create another custom menu or two and then you can assign them to the sidebar or footer after placement of the widget...
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Hi,

Tutorial However you can always add Categories to your Menu, categories can be created under Posts tab WordPress sites back office.

Then when you create your posts, you can assign them to your categories so when you visitors click on a specific category they can see all posts related to the specific category. You can create subcategories and add them to main categories. If you do not want your category to have a destination URL just insert # in link space. You said there's a picture,, I don't see any?. May be you forgotten to attach to your question.

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Hey, thank you very much for your inputs.
Getting the domain stuff done and after i will review all the information you have provided to me.

P.S. Yes, forgotten and already in bin :)

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If you want a footer menu not all themes support them and you could either add a plugin or chose a theme that does have a footer menu option.
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That's awesome, let me know how you get on.
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Hi everyone, I do have a question. I bought the domain for the website title without the siterubix. Plus I bought the domain for a second niche website.
But I can't access both of those bought domain websites. Just the siterubix website. I will attach a file, maybe you can help me.
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Hi

You need to build your websites and if done already you may want to empty browsers cache and refresh screen.

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Enter credentials and follow procedure.

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It looks like you are a fairly new member here.
Once you buy a domain name you own it and do not have to create it right away. (renewal of the name is necessary very year.)

It is very challenging to try and build two websites at one time because it takes research and writing time. Each website could have over 200 posts. The better your posts present quality content the better your site will rank, the more traffic you will get and the more potential sales and earnings. Failure to provide enough quality content posts on your site will lead to a mediocre site with small long term success.

I bought a new domain name back in January and have done nothing with it yet. I liked the name but am spending my time on another site right now.
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Hi everyone,

As I walk through the video on how to build my website. something came up across my mind and I would to seek an answer for it.

Q: What you think about free/paid good quality PRL (private label rights) as to use on my website content?

Of course, I'm talking here about quality one that can be found in plenty in those reliable PLR websites.
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Hi

That's a great niche to be in however you may want to narrow it down to a subcategory starting out. These are the products vs a niche subject. So what niche are you into?

If rights, no i wouldn't - you should only have original high quality high impact original content written in your own words, or else if hiring someone a SEO pro writer otherwise you would end up editing their work and that's not productivity. Also if a regular thing to set up a budget as a piece could easily run into $50 to $75 a piece.

You may consult with http://answersocrates.com/

A niche subject is something you are passionate and genuinely interested in could be a hobby or an interest, and know so well you can write plenty original content about.

One niche, a website.

When deciding on a niche try narrow it down to a more specific niche, you can ask yourself the following question:

So I want to help people with ____________________ ?

Fill in the blank and you are going to get closer to a specific audience. Further info

WA is a learning platform that teaches you how to build a successful website for affiliate marketing. You need to read all the information, watch all the videos and complete each task as you are requested to do so. (source: Diane)

It is not a get-rich-quick scheme and requires months of consistent work. You are building a genuine online business for your future.

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PLR products produce duplicate content in search engines and if you run that content through a plagiarizer on Grammarly it will turn up as duplicate content. Search Google for that same PLR product and you will have pages of the same product show up. There is no better content for search engine ranking than your own original produced content.
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PLR can work OK for downloads as an incentive to sign up for my email list but I do not use it for original blogs on my site. I think it is hard to reword it and make it original.
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Very true but I guess if someone is on a very tight budget & can reach to those type of PLR. He or she can put a bit of effort in changing them to use it as his own.

2nd option is to hire some write for affordable pricing & get it done.
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Yeah but these cannot work on own, they're needing a niche. I would choose something that resonates most with me, could be a hobby, interest, a side hustle something I know lots about and can write lots of original content. please reach out if you need help or a hand.
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Hi - yes, you can use PLR material as inspiration, but you need to completely re-write it for it not to be seen as duplicate content by Google.

You can also hire a writer but should not use the cheaper options from the likes of Fiverr. Realistically, a good writer who knows how to use SEO correctly will cost a minimum of $50 for one article.
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We like to write our own posts. We like the hands on approach.
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Hi Digi, my 2 cents on this:

1) Don't use PLR content at all. It's duplicate content.

2) Even correcting the content to make it unique would take you as much time as it would if you just wrote your own original content.

3) PLR is overrated.
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That's awesome, are you wanting help with a niche perhaps?

You may consult with http://answersocrates.com/

A niche subject is something you are passionate and genuinely interested in could be a hobby or an interest, and know so well you can write plenty original content about.

One niche, a website.

When deciding on a niche try narrow it down to a more specific niche, you can ask yourself the following question:

So I want to help people with ____________________ ?

Fill in the blank and you are going to get closer to a specific audience. WA is a learning platform that teaches you how to build a successful website for affiliate marketing. You need to read all the information, watch all the videos and complete each task as you are requested to do so. (source: Diane)

It is not a get-rich-quick scheme and requires months of consistent work. You are building a genuine online business for your future.

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