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    Hello everyone ..


    I'm using freekeywords.wordtracker.com to figure out the best keywords to target in my link building campaign (begin in 2 to 3 days) (still have a couple of pages to code ..)

    My site is a kind of article directory (this is the main service) , But I'll try to make it (youtips.net) more than that .. (Building a site network, soon I'll launch Youtips inside : forums, ask and answer center, chat rooms etc)

    the problem with article directories , is the SEO .. especially the keyword selection .. As I said , I use wordtracker and want to find two to three keywords to focus on containing the word "tips" ..

    Have you an idea about what keywords i may use ? Can you give me a reasonable daily search volume for keywords for this kind of websites ?


    What I noticed , is that the common keywords searched are very specific , and can't be targeted and used in my title for example .. So what can I target for such a website ?

    for example ,

    "Hints and tips" is searched 18 times daily according to wordtrack , and it's a very low number ..

    I want to know , how much would be a reasonable search volume to target ?



    Thanks for answering.
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    for "hints and tips", low search volumn is normal because when people want some tip they will specific what tip they want e.g. cooking tips they don't search hint and tip when they want cooking tip

    hope you see this point - This is my opinion only
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    Yes I know ..
    And I made a comment about this in my post , and that's why I'm here in seo forums asking for the best solution from experts.
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    Wordtracker is a good tool, but it's keyword estimates are just that: estimates.

    Here is how they create their estimates:
    http://freekeywords.wordtracker.com/...ch-volume.html

    Their estimates can be wildly inaccurate, especially for (relatively) low volume keywords.

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    Originally Posted by Aignam
    Wordtracker is a good tool, but it's keyword estimates are just that: estimates.

    Here is how they create their estimates:
    http://freekeywords.wordtracker.com/...ch-volume.html

    Their estimates can be wildly inaccurate, especially for (relatively) low volume keywords.

    Interesting point ..
    So , do you suggest to target other than specific keywords ? (hints and tips , online tips , free tricks and so on ??)

    thanks for answering.
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    I would combine several metrics to make my decision.

    Use Google's keyword tool and traffic estimator. Use Wordtracker's tool. Use SEO Chat's Keyword Difficulty Tool. Use the number of competing pages in Google. Combine these factors (and others) to use a quantitative approach to limit the possible keywords.

    Then, use common sense to play qualitative constraints on the keyword list. Oftentimes the most profitable keywords do not turn out to be the ones you might expect.

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    Thanks.
    And that's what I'll do , I might change keywords every 6 or 7 months ..

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