Question: There are many recommendations for how many keywords you should have per page… what do you suggest? Is there a limit?
Answer: FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS. We shall see that a good landing page focuses on just ONE keyword family. You can’t stuff tons of keywords on one page, as that will dilute the FOCUS and hurt you. The HOME PAGE, in contrast, is very special and has multiple purposes. So it can be less focused than landing pages, as it has to use its extra weight vis-a-vis Google to bring traffic in.
But, aside from the very special HOME PAGE, every SEO-oriented page should ideally LASER FOCUS on one specific keyword family. So because you have to FOCUS you absolutely cannot have zillions of keywords on a page; that dilutes the page and makes it not effective!
Got a question? Click this link to email Jason or call 888-993-1122. Dr. Jason McDonald is founder and Senior SEO / Social Media Director of the JM Internet Group. He teaches the SEO training classes for the group, and therefore provides most of the SEO tips for this blog. His goal with this blog is to provide an easy 'one-stop shop' for the busy marketer looking for tips, tricks, and secrets on how to get to the top of Google and Bing for free using proven SEO tactics. When not dreaming up SEO tips, Dr. McDonald lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife, two dogs, a cat, four iguanas and twelve children (just kidding). Really you read down to the bio on this guy? Enjoy the blog.
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