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Is keyword stuffing a reality?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by hudsonhicks, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. hudsonhicks

    hudsonhicks Junior Member

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    I bought a keyword from the market place and was given a great main keyword with high cpc, and several secondary ones. I plan to rank all of these keywords for one page/site only

    Currently trying to write an article about about the most boring mind numbing topic imaginable..
    I've googled a bit and learnt a lot about "keyword stuffing" and over-optimization..

    My question is - Do these rules apply with multiple keywords? Will google look at my article as bs or spam if i actively scatter my 8 keywords throughout ?
     
  2. rushuna

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    The answer is it depends. Using multiple keywords in one article is perfectly fine. Sprinkle your keywords naturally. Write naturally. Then you won't have to worry about overoptimization. The rules only apply if you use the keywords too much. You can counter that by just writing naturally.

    And, yes keyword stuffing is a reality. You can only get away with it in foreign niches.
     
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    djw1606 Regular Member

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    Make sure the article reads naturally. There's no point getting the on-page SEO right if the article won't convert.
     
  4. abhi007

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    I know for a fact that it still works because I have seen sites applying this but foreign keywords seems interesting take.
     
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    You can use multiple keywords, not a problem at all.

    Keyword stuffing doesn't work, at least most of the times, which means you shouldn't waste your time doing something that maybe works, maybe works a little while.
     
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    No problem for use multiple keywords
     
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    Well, it's hard to say. I've never been hit with a keyword stuffing penalty but I believe in it. I always try to follow the 1-2 percent keyword that most people on here recommend.
     
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    Well, just like when anything else in SEO, it all boils down to how you do it.

    It's obvious that you are trying to optimize for one keyword.

    This is always a bad idea.

    The page would look more natural if you surround it with your main keyword target with topic-related keywords.

    Look up latent semantic indexing.

    Look up LSI keywords related to your main target keyword.

    Also, you might want to invest in a high-value text that adds a high level of engagement to your text.

    There's really no point in pulling traffic from Google and having your page drop the ball because it's written for robots instead of flesh-and-blood human beings.

    You'd also want to spice up the page by adding videos, graphics, info-graphics and other multi-media elements.
     
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    If it sounds stuffed, then it most likely is. Write in a natural tone and use all your keywords and you should be fine though.
     
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    Write naturally put in the keyword you're trying to rank for in relevant areas of the article.
     
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    Keyword stuffing works as long as you write very very long content for a single page. Basically, keep the ratio at the lower end and stuff your keywords. You might see results. But if possible create different pages for different keywords and try ranking them and it will most definitely work.