Question: I have heard conflicting reports about META KEYWORDS. Do you think that the META KEYWORDS tag matters (or does NOT matter) for SEO?
Answer: There is so much information on the SEO meta keywords tag! The basic tips around the META KEWYORDS tag are that the META keywords tag is IGNORED. Google and Bing both have publically announced that the ignore the SEO Meta Keywords tag. So the most appropriate SEO tip is ignore it. I use it more as a ‘note to self’ as to what a page is truly targeting.
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