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What's normal Keyword Density??

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by umerjutt00, Oct 15, 2014.

  1. umerjutt00

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    I have a lot of websites with keyword density in the range of 3.50 - 4%. I was thinking if that keyword density is OK or I should low it down below 3% ?? What's your preferred percentage?
     
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    I keep 1% in my most of the websites.
     
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    I would aim for 2% to be secure
     
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    If you are interested in an in depth discussion on this, check this thread. It's pure gold.
     
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    I know a pretty respected SEO who thinks 3-4% is perfect.

    Been testing myself and to be honest, it seems to work.

    It's up to you at the end of the day, lower yourself to 1-2% for safety or punch it to 3-4% and see if your ranking improves.

    There's no hard or fast rule.....

    Ye, I love that thread too - base quite a bit of my client work off it! Pure Gold is the understatement of the year!
     
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    I prefer keyword density of 2.45%, for best results.!!
     
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    I would choose based on the angle I'm playing at.

    like for example:

    for heavy offsite seo then lower the density
    for lower offsite seo then higher the density

    this is a way of avoiding obvious signals and for density % wise I don't really care to be honest
     
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    Usually 3 - 4 is good ration. But, still it can vary with the number of word count used in the article.
     
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    keywords density sud be max 3% if it is bigger then it then it called keyword stuffing
     
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    The best way would be to check your competition and see what their density is like.
     
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    The competition is doing pure KW stuffing like 7-10% & in some cases more... So i guess my 3-4% will be pretty much perfect...
     
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    Don't try to stuff keywords and keep it less then 4%.
    -=-
     
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    2-5% KW density is what I do.

    Don't do more than that.
     
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    2-3% is good. but make sure you use other long tail in this 2-3 percentage.
     
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    You can use keywords 2-3% it will be good.
     
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    If your rankings are stable and show an upwards trend, you should be okay with them.
     
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    Just don't be ridiculous and sound like a robot.

    I've never worried about keyword density and haven't had a problem with ranking ever.

    As long as the keyword is atleast included on the page once or twice, you'll be fine.
     
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    Why not keep it at 0% just to be super duper ultimate safe?

    There IS no number you can follow. Just pay to have professional quality writing that isn't keyword targeted spam and you will be fine.
     
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