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% of keyword density in SEO

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by big_steve_mac, Oct 7, 2011.

  1. big_steve_mac

    big_steve_mac Registered Member

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    So what is the % of keyword density that i should aim for in articles for my money site?

    How would you go about measuring keyword density for free without counting the actual words?

    Thanks,
     
  2. LBrown

    LBrown Senior Member

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    My ideal keyword density is 1.5% for a phrase and 4% max for single words, so if your keyword is "blue widgets" you want that at about 1.5% but you don't want to use either "blue" or "widgets" more than 4%.

    I use this tool to measure:

    http://tools.seobook.com/general/keyword-density/
     
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  3. stonecold316

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    Try to keep main Keyword density between 1% to 3%
     
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  4. teapear

    teapear Junior Member

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    I mix all my articles with different keywords density. the range between 0.5% - 6%
     
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  5. Kaithe.Clarke

    Kaithe.Clarke Regular Member

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    Nowadays, keyword density is less important... It is acceptable as long as it is organically placed in the text.
    You can exceed the limit if required, of course overdoing of everything is bad.
    So place keywords wherever they are required.
     
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  6. britcpa

    britcpa Power Member

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    best advice i can give you is to use a wp plugin designed specifically for that task. if you tell me youre not using wordpress, id have to ask 'why not?' free download of easy wpseo available here:

     
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