Using a long tail keyword as a url

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by drbinxy, Feb 29, 2016.

  1. drbinxy

    drbinxy Newbie

    Feb 25, 2016
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    Is it worth it to use a long tail keyword as the actual URL? I've identified a search term I'm trying to tap into and set up a churn and burn. It's essentially a product that I've identified a sub niche in that I'm going to set up a website loaded down with affiliate links related to that niche. Somewhat like a review site but with minimized content. I was wondering if it would be worth it to use the entire search term as the URL? Would it help me hit no. 1 on google if someone directly typed in that long tail? Or should I just use a shorter but still related URL and make the website title the long tail? The url would be 5 words 30 characters if I used the entire thing.
    Last edited: Feb 29, 2016
  2. redarrow

    redarrow Elite Member

    Apr 1, 2013
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    100% yes if seo the page.....

    if you not doing long term seo then no forget it
    just use title name as the keyword url wont matter.
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  3. jerrymc

    jerrymc Regular Member

    May 7, 2014
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    Yeah it is worth it to use, Long-tail keywords are longer and more specific keyword phrases that visitors are more likely to use when they're closer to a point-of-purchase. They're a little bit counter-intuitive, at first, but they can be hugely valuable if you know how to use them.

    You're going to draw less traffic with a long-tail keyword than you would with a more common one, but the traffic you do draw will be better: more focused, more committed, and more desirous of your services.
  4. T2tkid

    T2tkid Elite Member

    Oct 13, 2010
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    Not when the longtail keyword is:
    I will go for a short domain and make the site title to be the longtail KW. Although if the long tail KW is short, then you can use it.