Question: Is there a limit to the number of keywords for a particular website page, or can you use as many keywords as you think will be worthwhile
Question: Is there a rule of thumb for how many keywords you should try to focus on? For example, at what point does it become inefficient to worry about synonyms? I understand that’s probably a difficult, case specific question, but are there any basic guidelines?
Answer: Focus, focus, focus! Each page should target just one ‘core’ group of keywords, such as ‘Medical Malpractice’ if you are a Medical Malpractice attorney. Then the trick is to weave these keywords into your best tag. The most important – the TITLE tag – has a limit of 7-10 words. As for synonyms, it’s all about what your customer search for. Use the keyword tools to zero in on the most popular synonyms for your customers and use those.
So definitely there is a limit, and you must focus. This is what we teach in our keywords and page tag sessions.
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