Meta Keywords is the second item on the list of the Top SEO tips and tricks series.
I will be going over each SEO tip on the list in great detail to help you understand the process that works to help your blog post and article pages get ranked higher on Google much faster.
Some of you who understand meta keywords, will want to disagree with this tip and I can understand why. Of course, Google claims not to look at meta keywords, but I’m not taking any chances.
Besides, it only takes 30 seconds to fill a spot that may or may not play an important role in getting you pages ranked. Are you willing to take chances and lose traffic?
This meta keywords SEO tips process has worked for me on a consistent basis for many years, and still works great even after Google has made many changes to their algorithms with the Panda and Farmer deal that everyone is talking about.
If you follow these meta keyword tips, you can’t go wrong for getting your post pages ranked.
I’ve already proven how effective this tip is with the first part of this series.
The main thing about the meta keywords, is making sure your page title and keywords match up exactly.
In other words, when you take a look at the title of your page as seen on the top left of your browser, your meta keywords should be exactly the same as your title, and in the same order. See the video explanation below.
Do Not Spam Your Meta Keywords
Don’t spam your meta keywords. In other words, don’t duplicate your meta keywords over and over and think that will help your post. It won’t help.
Limit the number of keywords in your Meta Keywords section. It won’t help your post to add in hundreds of keywords.
I’m telling you this tip from experience and also from having a top SEO guru teach this to me. I just doesn’t work to add in a lot of keywords.
Use The All In One SEO Pack Plugin For Your Meta Keywords
Be sure to use the All In One SEO Pack plugin to add in your meta keyword tags.
If you use the All In One SEO Pack plugin, you won’t need to add any keywords in the tags area on the right side of your dashboard.
Only use the All In One SEO Pack plugin designated area at the bottom of your post to add in your keywords. See the video tutorial below.
See What Google Has To Say About Meta Keywords
I’m not buying into what Google says. They’re not going to let you in on exactly what they use and don’t use… and what if it really is true and then they decide to start using the meta tags in the future and you leave out your meta tags on all of your pages because you listened to what was said here!? You’re basically screwed if you leave out your meta tags.
I know I wouldn’t want to go back and add in meta tags for hundreds of post and article pages.
Besides, this video was loaded in 2009 and he mentions that it’s possible they could look at meta keywords in the future.
What can you believe? If you owned the secret ingredients to Coke, would you give away any details of what’s in your ingredients?
See what Google says about meta keywords.
Google will tell you that they ignore the keyword tags for ranking, but I’m not buying it and I’m not taking any chances by leaving them out.
Make sure you still take the time to add in the proper keywords that are relevant to your post content and post title.
There has been a place for adding in the meta keywords on WordPress and there is also the All In One SEO Pack plugin that offers you the spot to add in keywords.
Just the fact that these options are available will tell me there must be some importance in having meta keywords. Are you going to take a chance and leave them out?
Adding in the meta keywords has worked for me for years and still works, so I’m not going to stop taking advantage of the meta keywords process that works perfectly for getting ranked quickly.
Be sure to stay tuned for the rest of this series on the top SEO tips and tricks for on page search engine optimization.