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'Whole word' keywords

is it important to have whole word keyword?

9:19 am on Nov 28, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Hi guys.
I hope this is the correct forum.

I have a site. My keyword is 'KEYWORD'.

Now, if in a sentence i say - "there are many KEYWORDS" - with an s, does it still count as the keyword? and what about dashes?

"look here for KEYWORD-INFO"

Will that be okay? or should I refrain from using it that way?

Same goes for link text, domain names, etc.

Thanks in advance!


11:41 pm on Nov 28, 2006 (gmt 0)

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"keyword" and "keywords" are two different words with respect to Google.
Searches in Google with plural and singular forms of words show this.

"keyword-anything" is the same to search engines as "keyword anything"

www.keyword-anything.com is a little better than www.keywordanything.com with respect to SEO

I hope this helps....