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How does "exact" vs. "broad" apply to keyword searching for music/genres?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by mayaluv, Sep 1, 2012.

  1. mayaluv

    mayaluv Registered Member

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    new to the forum and I've researched several threads on exact/broad before concluding to create this thread.

    my question.

    I'm wondering, if a keyword like "goth metal" has 40K broad searches but only has 1K exact match searches, will that mean that an EMD will likely only get traffic from the exact ("goth metal" 1K) search?
     
  2. seoreports

    seoreports Junior Member

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    "goth metal sucks" would be included in broad match for "goth metal" -- exact match is just that...only "goth metal" no other words.
     
  3. DisguiseMarketing

    DisguiseMarketing Junior Member

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    you will get traffic from a variety of longtail keywords depending on what other words are in your content. you can expect to see traffic from keywords like "new goth metal", "goth metal music", "goth metal tour dates", etc. if you are targeting the longtails correctly.
     
  4. mayaluv

    mayaluv Registered Member

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    okay . . . so that means if my domain were gothmetal the site wouldn't rank high in "goth metal sucks" unless I had "goth" "metal" and "sucks" included in the content of the the EMD page?

    That's what it seems. As a test, I just did a google search on my own name - "my name + sucks" and there actually was a forum thread that had "my name" and "sucks" within the thread (they weren't saying I sucked :p) It seems that the EMD would need to include a lot of keyword variations to attract much of the broad search traffic. Am I correct?
     
  5. mayaluv

    mayaluv Registered Member

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    ahhh! now i get it! thanks!