Keywords and increased earnings
Know your audience
So you want to increase your earnings using keywords? Use keywords those who frequent the platform you are writing on are interested in. Demographics is knowing who the audience is and reaching them with information they find of value. This you should feel is of more importance than “high paying” keywords. The most important goal of writing is giving your audience something they can’t find elsewhere.
Locating statistics and demographics
Where do you find who is visiting a writing platform? Alexa I believe can’t be beat. Go to Alexa.com. Type in the URL of the platform you are considering. Click through to the statistics page. You will find the information at the lower left of the page. For this article we will use hub pages.
Demographics for Hub Pages
Alexa.com search term hubpages.com “Based on internet averages, hubpages.com is visited more frequently by females who are in the age range 18-24, received some college education and browse this site from home.”
Use keywords which fit your content
For a while I used keyword tools to try to find more visitors. For me it backfired. What I found works best is write about what you know. Then choose keywords which are relevant what you write. My first ten hubs which were written from personal experience consistently pull more traffic than anything written to a "high paying" keyword cluster. These articles have been aging for three years now and are still receiving visitors.
Some of the articles I remember writing as an answer to a question. Actually an article which answers a question someone is asking usually does well. Think of it this way, if someone wants information their search query will be in question form. This is why "How to" articles do so well.
What does value for the reader do for you?
Up until a year ago I never understood readers are who add value. This ia for earnings and optimization. It helps if a readers leaves a comment and shares with their social networks. It is important to remember also that every comment you make should create a backlink to your work.On hub pages it always does. Always share something your readers value.
The best way to write
People who tell me on page optimization makes a difference make me laugh. What you should do is write as if you’re writing to your best friend. Everything you write should be natural. Other than the title then the first and last paragraph no thought should be given to keywords.
Make sense to the reader
Always put your article together in paragraphs with sentences which make sense to the reader. When you write this way you will find your keywords are there. Everything you write should contain some part of you. You want to consider who you are and how what you write has value to others.
The key to increased earnings
What is the real key to increased earnings? Give your audience something which is of value to them. Something they enjoy and are willing to share. Readers sharing your work have more clout with search engine placement than any on page optimization you can do. The comments they add, help with optimization also.
© Aug 27, 2012 1:50 AM CDT Dennis Thorgesen for Lisech eMarketing, All rights reserved.
© updated November 4, 2014 11:30 AM CDT Dennis Thorgesen for Lisech eMarketing, All rights reserved.
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