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Do you write articles for your keyword phrase when it doesn't make grammatical sense?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mqs1000, Jun 1, 2013.

  1. mqs1000

    mqs1000 Power Member

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    For example, if you were trying to target "Real Estate Agent New York," how do you put that in a sentence in an article? I can't find a way to have it make sense. Can there be words in between? Like "Danny is the best real estate agent in new york" Or does that ruin the whole thing?
     
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    If you search for "real estate agent new york" do the top 3 results use articles like that?
     
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  3. admastery

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    One approach I've used when I've felt it necessary to keep the phrase together is to split it between two sentences as:

    "... blah blah blah real estate. New York has many blah blah blah... "

    The search engines appear to ignore the punctuation and see the words as continuous.

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    turdface Supreme Member

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    I can already tell from what you asked that you are going to do better at this than most people.

    The fact that it stuck out to you that "Real Estate Agent New York" doesn't make any sense grammatically already sets you ahead of the pack.
     
  5. mqs1000

    mqs1000 Power Member

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    What are you talking about? Fuck off with the sarcasm
     
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    Not sure how accurate this is now but was a good resource a while back. Stop words are ignored so any phrase you use with the stop words should help you target your keyword.

    http://www.link-assistant.com/seo-stop-words.html

    Be careful about "stuffing" your keyword in there too many times and try to make it relevant with LSI words as well.

    Good luck!
     
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  7. Jacal

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    I'm probably echoing what else has been said in the thread but from personal experience when I'm confronted with a keyphrase like that I'll tackle it in about three different ways:

    Ignoring the filler words (or stop words as mentioned above): Steve really is the best real estate agent in New York.

    Ignoring punctuation while still making sense to the reader: I spent what felt like forever looking for a real estate agent. New York of all places is somewhere that they should be falling over themselves for your business.

    Looking for authority from independent terms: I was looking to move to New York. I knew that finding a decent real estate agent was the first thing to put on my list.

    In the latter, you're looking to bring some authority on both 'New York' and 'Real Estate Agent' which are pretty hard terms to crack, but it can be worth it for the long tails in my experience (mainly as a writer rather than an SEO).
     
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  8. wriper

    wriper Senior Member

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    Cmon just give it grammatical sense.

    Write : " real estate agent in new york"

    Google can detect stop words and usually ignore them.
     
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