Category Archives: Keyword Search

Low Search Volume Keywords: Should You Ignore Them Completely?

Erika Montgomery — September 28, 2018 Follow @PublicityErika — September 28, 2018 geralt / Pixabay If you want to succeed online, search engine optimization (SEO) can never be left out of your strategy. One indispensable way to make sure that your SEO campaign succeeds is doing content marketing on strategically-curated topics. These can be topics … Continue reading Low Search Volume Keywords: Should You Ignore Them Completely?

How keyword match types work after the new close match variants change

Here’s a free Google Ads script that delivers a detailed report on the impact of Google’s inclusion of “same meaning” queries in exact match close variants. Frederick Vallaeys on September 13, 2018   As reported here on Search Engine Land last week, Google is in the process of further broadening the meaning of ‘exact match’ keywords. … Continue reading How keyword match types work after the new close match variants change

‘Near Me’ Searches Don’t Need Keywords To Find Local Goods, Services

‘Near Me’ Searches Don’t Need Keywords To Find Local Goods, Services by Laurie Sullivan , Staff Writer @lauriesullivan, August 27, 2018 About 69% of consumers use their smartphone to help them shop. Some 63% use the phone to research products, while 62% compare prices, 56% look for coupons or deals, 54% check for store hours, and … Continue reading ‘Near Me’ Searches Don’t Need Keywords To Find Local Goods, Services

YouTube Relies On Keywords, Algorithms To Rate Oscar Movie Success

YouTube Relies On Keywords, Algorithms To Rate Oscar Movie Success by Laurie Sullivan @lauriesullivan, February 28, 2018 Can keywords in review and reaction videos on YouTube predict Oscar winners? The top two most-viewed Best Picture nominee trailers on YouTube also are the highest-earning among the nominees, according to recent reported estimates. Google released Oscars-themed data … Continue reading YouTube Relies On Keywords, Algorithms To Rate Oscar Movie Success

What is a Keyword Ontology?

James Mathewson — February 16, 2018 — February 16, 2018 StartupStockPhotos / Pixabay A keyword ontology is a knowledge graph describing relationships between the keywords your target audiences frequently use in search queries and the products and services you sell. It can include other relationships as well, such as taxonomies, information architectures, social listening queries, … Continue reading What is a Keyword Ontology?

Are Keywords Dead? 10 Essential Ranking Factors to Include in Your SEO Strategy

Jennifer Lux — December 30, 2017 — December 30, 2017 At the genesis of Google’s search engine algorithms, near the end of the 20th century, ranking signals were as simple as matching keywords and counting backlinks. Today, Google changes its search algorithm upwards of 600 times a year and rolls out at least one notable … Continue reading Are Keywords Dead? 10 Essential Ranking Factors to Include in Your SEO Strategy