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    Understanding keywords help needed please?


    Hello, I am a pc technician and post ads on Craiglist locally and would like to ask an important question please? My keywords are:

    pc, computer, laptop, desktop, virus removal, email, internet, networking, repair, upgrade, service, software, hardware, cisco, dell, hp, compaq, gateway, apple, acer, Sony, Toshiba, Samsung, IBM, Lenovo, Asus, Fujitsu, emachine, NEC, Sharp, Panasonic, windows 7, XP, Vista, windows 8, Mac, OSX, leopard, lion, operating, system, OS, IT, information, technology, reinstall, installation, blue screen, startup problems, broken screen, no sound, no video, no internet, Mac OSX, Mountain Lion, Lion, Snow Leopard, Leopard, server, virus scan, antivirus, RAM installation, sound card, video card, motherboard repair, cheap, flat rate, keyboard replacement, optical drive replacement, cd drive replacement, dvd drive replacement, hard drive replacement, computer tutoring, data backup, data restore, tune up, dv6, parts, repair, screen, dvd, keyboard
    I'd like to know specifically this please, if someone should type these 2 words "pc repair" whether on CL or Google, would my ad show up? If you notice, I have "pc" and "repair" as 2 separate words above, is this effective or would I need to use keywords as "phrases" instead of as individual words so "pc repair"?
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    PC and Repair as separate keywords are too general, as people might search for PC games or repair mobile. You need to be more specific using keywords as phrases.
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    ok, will restructure, thanks. What's the max amount of keywords one should us in a phrase please?
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    I guess maximum number of words can be 3-4
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    Ok so to wrap this up and clarify, instead of listing keywords in this manner:

    computer, repair, virus, hard drive, replacement, laptop, desktop, upgrade, tune up, windows 7
    I would list it as

    computer virus repair, laptop hard drive replacement, upgrade laptop windows 7, replace computer hard drive
    If the above is correct then I am guessing I should use phrases which I think the average person will type in a search bar? Is that the situation with keywords please?
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    Yes, long tail keywords are better than general ones and you know it why. Because general or short keywords have high competition. There is no exact maximum number of keywords to be set in a phrase. It just need to look natural. Standards are generally 3 to 4 words long. But, as you have set out some of the phrases above, it is not just enough. See if those phrases are even searched because it is of no use if nobody searches it.

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