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SEO – Tips For Writing Persuasive Keyword Copy

The key to writing persuasive keyword copy is to find that happy medium between pleasing the search engines and pleasing your readers. There are some basic rules of thumb that you can stick to as you attempt to accomplish this goal. In fact writing search engine and people friendly copy is as easy as chatting to a good friend.

First of all don’t cram your copy with keywords. Only use about three different keywords or keyword phrases per page. Keyword phrases are more effective than single words as people tend to type phrases, not single words into search engine boxes.

Don’t write less than 250 words in any one section of your website. It is possible for a search engine optimized article to be too short. Although when it comes to copy for search engine optimization it is important to be as concise and to the point as possible.

Try to write in grade six level conversational language. Don’t try to impress search engines or readers with your lofty knowledge of rare vocabulary. If you are writing these yourself, then try writing the way you talk and then incorporating the keywords into the copy after you have chatted to your readers on paper.

You know you are writing good SEO copy if no sentence looks like it was constructed to especially accommodate the keyword. You can tell these types of sentences because nobody can understand them. Even if the search engine spiders find them friendly, difficult to read content is only going to have your visitor moving on to another site (possibly your competitor’s) after they decide that your writing doesn’t make any sense at all. Writing in a natural but informed tone that is not too structured or crammed with keywords is the best approach to creating excellent SEO copy.

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