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Long tail keywords

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by Nate009, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. Nate009

    Nate009 Regular Member

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    Hi Guys

    quick question, hopefully simple to answer

    im in the process of building my first site and i want to get it ranked (obviously)

    am i correct in thinking i should be targeting alot of long tail keywords and then building backlinks for each page?

    Thank you!
     
  2. whiteblackseo

    whiteblackseo Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    I rank for my main keyword and add a couple Long Tail Keywords to rank for, I build backlinks to each of my pages. It may seem time killing, but it works out in the end for the rankings.
     
  3. Sythix

    Sythix Senior Member

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    I would target both, you deff want focus on main keyword for traffic, but going for long tails is also good for targeted traffic, people often forget about the long tails but its still a good working strategy.
     
  4. Skyebug77

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    Long tails are always good to build on.
     
  5. IMTopgun

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    For my sites in niches with high competition for the main keyword I focus mainly on long tail keywords but still work with the main keyword. I find that getting multiple LTKW ranked high also helps with the main KW.
     
  6. wesleyjf91

    wesleyjf91 Registered Member

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    Long tail rankings naturally happen around main keywords. You can build out very very specific pages for a keyword and attempt to rank that, but Google has really shifted their vision away from keywords and started to understand the semantic relationship between words.
     
  7. aleks1723

    aleks1723 Junior Member

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    Yes this is tru that long tail rankings naturally happen around main keywords, but you can also use this method and it will be great for you - If you have as many time to create 1 post per one day that is focused on specific keyword.
     
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    rank main one for 25% and long tail for 65% backlinks!
     
  9. vitarank

    vitarank Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yeah, it is advised to target long tails at first esp when you are in a very competitive niche. Long tail keywords have the main keyword most the time, so you're technically optimizing the site for the main keyword as well.
     
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  10. LoftPower

    LoftPower Elite Member

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    Longtail keywords are great for getting traffic to the site.
     
  11. zones

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    As far i know Longtail get you 70% higher targeted leads then MAIN keywords.So forgiving Long tail sucks :D
     
  12. king0735

    king0735 Registered Member

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    Yes try to rank for long tail keywords and silo your Web pages
     
  13. Richnhappy

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    Long tail KW will greatly helps you to get ranking, at the same time keep concentrating in your main KW.
     
  14. bilaltheseofreak

    bilaltheseofreak Newbie

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    In my opinion, Long tail strengthens and compliments the main keywords.. you are right on track man, wish you luck and dont forget to share the results
     
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    Try and rank site for main keyword publish new pages and try and get them ranked for longtails.
     
  16. flymedia technology

    flymedia technology Newbie

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    Long tail keyword cover allready 2- 3 keywords. that is good for our sites. According to google we must use long keywirds.
     
  17. burgtech

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    long tail keyword is best strategy to follow in getting ranks fastly but as the matter of fact backlinks for each page isn't a good idea to follow. Dont go to optimize everypage. It will harm your ranking