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    Question How effective or negative is keyword density on your webpage?

    I would like to know how many good points or bad points I can get when the key word density on my page is less or more then 10?
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    Exact figures for keyword density are old stories, useless theories.

    What is extremely important is to write the content that will appear on your pages naturally and slink within it the targetted keywords just like you'd do it when you write an essay at school - when you do that, you write naturally, you don't have any exact figured in mind for keyword density.

    So, if you want to rank high in search engines and have the optimum keyword density, write your content for humans so they'll link to it because they like it, because they find it attractive and interesting and forget the search engines.

    If you forget the search engines while writing your content, paradoxically you'll see your pages will be liked and rewarded by them.
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    I don't count it. Placement of keywords: title, h headings, early on page... is more important than density. You can have less density if it is mentioned in primary parts on page. Anything descriptive that looks normal, without going completely overboard, should be ok. I run pages through keyword density analyzers for curiousity sake, but I don't really ever re-write a page because of them.
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    Both excellent answers.

    There is no such thing as Keyword Density. What you see is simply a mathmatical analysis of pecentages that gives you no idea as to the relevance of the page to the suggested word you're analyzing.

    A silly waste of time in todays far more advanced algorithms.

    Focus on natural writing about the topic. If you structure the document correctly, you'll hit all the high points and diversity you need to create a document relevant to a wide range of search terms.

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