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Is it bad if I have 4%-5% of keyword density

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by aidenhera, Feb 6, 2017.

  1. aidenhera

    aidenhera Elite Member

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    Welcome all.

    I am not stuffing keywords first of all. I just take care of all the variations of keywords that are necessary.

    Is it bad if I have usually an keyword density of 4%-5% on every post? I have a lot of readable content (that scores 70% on kisch aid flesch reading test) and it doesn't look spammy at all.

    I wanted to continue like this but i did read a while ago on BHW that i shouldnt cross 2% keyword density.

    What you think?
     
  2. BassTrackerBoats

    BassTrackerBoats Super Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    That is pretty aggressive... I'd tone that down some as it could cause you issues with your onsite in the eyes of G.
     
  3. darulez

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    depends on off page..
     
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    cashinpills Newbie

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    I would agree that the keyword density above 2% is already a bit too much.
     
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    One or Two post is acceptable. But not with every post. You should maintain the keyword density below 2%.
     
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    Oh lmao, alright ill edit all posts. Thanks for answers.
     
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    Don't think about keyword density. Just use texts which are written naturally and well balanced from a readers perspective. Google's algorithm is smart enough to get the semantics of your texts anyway.
     
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    OP its really depends, if you are new in seo, you better keep your keyword density low.
     
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    MUHAHA. LMAO
     
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    NO. first CHECK if you HAVE penalties. THEN decide to to edit!

    I wrote like a dozen posts on this.
    and @phpbuilt wrote 2 most views threads about this.
     
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    Alright ill take a look at your profile after i finish something.

    Ive been thinking about it and after some thoughts i have spoted something. There are pages where my long tail keyword (the main one im positioning) is at good keyword density, however a part of that keyword has very big density.
    Example:
    Tibia Hack - density 2%
    Tibia - density 15%

    While aiming to position Tibia Hack.

    So basically the density is alright, however a part of it is included too many times.

    Is there anyone who have a clue if it affects searching for the first keyword (the one with low density, for example tibia hack - 2%)?
     
  12. darulez

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    Tibia - density 15%
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    will also get you fucked for tibia Hack

    else, check out onpage.org for competitors and their density.
    +
    check out ahrefs on competitors for their off page anchors

    if they use PBNs, I bet they do, you are fucked again ;)

    > thats why I charge $$ for clients.

    thats why I can get tanked rankings up in 5 days (that was a testpage)

    https://gyazo.com/4890f87d121e1209cc96b7092912103a
     
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    aidenhera: try to make some tests. I have got some sites with that keywords density and they rank good, it often depends on niche.
     
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    I would check the keyword densities of the top 10 sites in your niche. If several of them have similar densities, it might be alright. But if none of them have such high keyword density numbers, then you might want to reduce yours.

    BTW, are your pages ranking in the top 10, or are you trying to break into the top 10?
     
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