In my last post, I gave the first step to finding good long tail keywords. Here is the second step. Also, I’ll talk about part three next Sunday.
- Part 1: Generate an initial keyword list.
- Part 2: Target the keywords.
Part 2: Target the keywords.
Targeting your keywords is a pretty simple process. But many bloggers make one of these two common mistakes.
First, don’t spam the keyword in your blog post. Most bloggers don’t seem to have this problem, but it’s worth mentioning just in case. Google has penalties for keyword spamming. Also, keyword spam is annoying to your readers.
The second mistake is more common: not being aggressive enough with your targeting. Yes, I know I just talked about not spamming but some bloggers make the mistake on the other end of the spectrum. They barely include the keywords in their posts. [Read more…]