How to Choose The Best Keywords For Your Keyword Research
Do you need a little advice when it comes to choosing the right keywords to use for your keyword research? Who doesn’t, I know I’m learning new things everyday about how to do keyword research better?
Finding the best keywords is one of the most important and best things you can do to boost your business branding for optimizing your website for the search engines.
If you have optimized your website for the wrong keywords, then this will be a complete waste of your time, effort, money, and energy.
You do not want to invest tons of time into keyword research that is not going to pay off when all is said and done.
Demystifying the Keyword Research Selection Process
While keyword research may seem like a big mystery; once you have learned how to choose the correct keywords, this process will become much easier for you over time.
The first thing you will need to do, is determine what type of website you are going to be creating. Websites that are database driven (or dynamic sites) can be optimized for virtually a limitless supply of keywords.
If your site is a static site, which is a site that isn’t driven by a database you are more limited in your options for keywords and you will need to be far more selective of the keywords you choose.
For this reason it would be better to determine the type of website you are going to create before you begin the keyword selection process.
Now that you’ve narrowed down the type of website you can now begin to select the best keywords for your website.
Static sites perform better with highly targeted long tail keyword phrases and variations that include singles and plurals.
Now you will need to select one or two keyword phrases and focusing on those within a static site that will pay off much better than spreading the focus between too many keywords, which could seem like stuffing keywords to the search engines.
Dynamic sites, on the other hand, are a giant buffet for keywords. You can optimize your website for as many keywords as you are interested in creating pages to promote them.
No you will need to start Brainstorming for a list of potential keywords or keyword phrases based on what type of website you are going to create. Once you have a list you can use the following criteria to eliminate and narrow your list.
How long is this Keyword Research Phrase Going To Take?
The longer you spend on this keyword research phrase, the more likely you will be to generate traffic that will convert into sales for your website. As long as the keyword phrases are being searched; this keyword phases will convert into more sales for you and your website.
For this reason you should avoid creating keyword phrases that are so long that no one is searching for them.
You want to use keywords that are being searched in the search engines, so that you can get the traffic that will convert to sales for you website. You also want to use long tail keywords that have less competition.
You can use our free keyword suggestion tool to help you find long tail keywords that people are searching for right now in the search engines.
Who will be using the Keyword phrase?
One thing that you do not want to do, is to create a website that only attracts those who are only looking for information and not looking to buy things from you.
What is the point to creating a ton of website traffic to your site if you aren’t going to make any sales for all the effort you put into setting your website up.
So make sure when you are doing your keyword research, that you use these ideas in your keyword research strategy that you should find that you are not only selecting keywords that generate traffic – but also keywords that convert into sales for you.
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Bill Portnova & Mike Murphy