Tags - Difference between plural and singular?

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  1. snakebaby profile image72
    snakebabyposted 9 years ago

    suddenly discovered, seems that plural and singular tags generate the same results? Just want to confirm. If so, have to go back to all hubs and fix them, because I don't want to have redundant tags packed there

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      ankigarg87posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      plural tags receive more volumes in searches in Google engine.

      1. snakebaby profile image72
        snakebabyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I'm afraid it may not always be true

    2. David 470 profile image83
      David 470posted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I usually add both plural and singular tags IF they are included within the content of the hub. For example, if I said apples, but never apple, then I would not include a tag for apple. I use the tag suggestions, but only the ones that are good.

      1. snakebaby profile image72
        snakebabyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Interesting suggestion, I'll keep it in mind. thanks!

    3. Neil Ashworth profile image44
      Neil Ashworthposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      A lot of seo guys will tell you that Google can differentiate between plural and singular so there is no major issue unless you are targeting BING which likes to see your url, title and tags all singular or plural..

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    Website Examinerposted 9 years ago

    Good question. You may want to put these technical types of questions on the Knowledge Exchange forum, choose sub-forum, so you may get better answers faster, and also others will better be able to learn from your experiences. There is a knowledge exchange category specifically for tags, for example.

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    Website Examinerposted 9 years ago

    This is not a straightforward issue:

    http://www.warriorforum.com/adsense-ppc … lural.html

    1. snakebaby profile image72
      snakebabyposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks a lot, you are always so helpful. I will try the knowledge exchange forum later. My current thoughts are, plural and singular does make difference in search results (though yahoo seems to be different, it always tries to include both regardless of what keyword you use, I kind of like it), yet based on my accident finding yesterday, it is no difference here on hubpages when it comes to tags. Hopefully I will find out a better answer later:)

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        Patronusposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I agree with this .


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