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    Question about keywords

    I just have a quick question about keywords:

    For example, I write an article entitled: Choosing a dog name

    I add the keywords: Dog, Dog Names, Choosing a Dog name

    Everyone knows that the SE's see repeated keywords as spam (for example, "dog names, dog names, dog names, dog names").

    As you can see in the keywords that I chose, "dog" appears 3 times.

    Will the search engines be suspicious since I repeated this keyword 3 times?

    Thanks in advance,

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    Quote Originally Posted by GameOver View Post
    I add the keywords: Dog, Dog Names, Choosing a Dog name
    Do you mean in the keywords meta tag?

    Modern search engines pretty much ignore whatever you put in there.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Will.Spencer View Post
    Do you mean in the keywords meta tag?

    Modern search engines pretty much ignore whatever you put in there.
    Yes, I was referring to META tags

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    Repetition in the keywords meta tag is to be expected, but as modern search engines ignore them anyway it's kind of irrelevant.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Will.Spencer View Post
    Repetition in the keywords meta tag is to be expected, but as modern search engines ignore them anyway it's kind of irrelevant.
    Thanks, I have never heard it like that before. What about META description?

    Do you have META tags/descriptions on your websites?

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    Search engines will use the meta description.

    Google Webmaster Tools has a Content Analysis module which will show you what Google thinks of your meta descriptions.
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    That is kind of amusing to me. I have a question too, since this thread is already posted.

    How should I put in my keywords with the SEO all-in-one tool on wordpress? Would doing something like what gameover did be OK?

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    What I usually do is I write keywords-filled description in the SEO all-in-one plugins and so far it works very well. I don't know if my keywords also give significant contribution (considering of what Will's post above)

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    I have another question about keywords that I thought I would post here instead of starting a new thread.

    Suppose I wanted to target "choosing a fish tank" and "choosing fish tank", what keywords would I use? Are they to similar to use both?

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    Most search engines will skip over certain words in search queries anyhow, such as "a", "the", etc. So really you could just target the latter "choosing fish tank" and it should technically produce results for both of your terms. The only time a difference would be distinguished is if the searcher uses quotes which actually doesn't happen much.
    Quote Originally Posted by GameOver View Post
    I have another question about keywords that I thought I would post here instead of starting a new thread.

    Suppose I wanted to target "choosing a fish tank" and "choosing fish tank", what keywords would I use? Are they to similar to use both?

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