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Keyword Density
How dense?
fatshoesday




msg:3596128
 11:29 am on Mar 10, 2008 (gmt 0)

Hi,

We run an ecommerce site which had a top ten position. Last year we believe we were penalised by google for "spaming" (mostly due to lack of experience). We think this was down to high keyword density. I have had a look around and can not seem to find a definitive answer on what is the optimum density. Our site is sitting at around 11% for the main key word.

We are currently reviewing all our content and a looking for some guidance as we really want our top 10 position back.

Jacqui

[edited by: encyclo at 1:07 pm (utc) on Mar. 10, 2008]
[edit reason] no personal URLs thanks [/edit]

 

rytis




msg:3597973
 12:14 am on Mar 12, 2008 (gmt 0)

fatshoesday, welcome to webmasterworld :)

please understand, ranking in Google (and others) is a lot more complicated than just spreading important words accross the document.

A good starting point could be here:

[webmasterworld.com...]

fatshoesday




msg:3598406
 1:14 pm on Mar 12, 2008 (gmt 0)

Thanks guys - this is extremely useful.

phranque




msg:3598896
 8:33 pm on Mar 12, 2008 (gmt 0)

welcome to WebmasterWorld [webmasterworld.com], fatshoesday!
nice name but that is so 5 weeks ago. =8)

i would also suggest looking through Google Hot Topics - FAQs [webmasterworld.com] which is pinned to the top of the GSearch forum.

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