Is keyword density important?

Posted on 13 July 2011   pages

Wiki defines keyword density as:

Keyword density is the percentage of times a keyword or phrase appears on a web page compared to the total number of words on the page. In the context of search engine optimization keyword density can be used as a factor in determining whether a web page is relevant to a specified keyword or keyword phrase.

Search Bots and how they find your site

Search Bots and how they find your site

Keyword density is not the only thing important about search engine optimization. There are a number of factors like, page rank, back-links and subscribed feeds, etc.. In order to get further up on major search engines, you must take everything in consideration. Keyword density is not only the text in you content, but it also comprises of link text, alt text, link title text, page title, meta-tags, image names and domain names. When developing a web site you must not ignore the things that are not usually visible by a user. Search bots don’t care about graphics or images, but they do care about keyword density, as well as, keyword relevance. Google, for example, cares more about the information and whether or not it gets updated frequently. When building a web site I would put as much information as possible pertaining to your product or service. A sitemap.xml is import to have. You can import the sitemap.xml to Google webmaster tools. This ensures all your pages are submitted and it also shows any problems you might have with your web site.

Here is a tool to check out your keyword density for your site. Google webmaster tools is great if you want to see what your site looks like as a Googlebot among other things. Woorank is a great overall tool to see everything about your website.

If you need help with your current web site please contact me. If you don’t have a web site then please call me, because I can definitely help get your site on the first page of major search engines.

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