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    What is Long tail Keywords


    Hi guys, what is long tail keywords?

    What's the difference between long tail keywords and small keywords?
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    Long tail keywords are phrases people search for when they are digging down to find exactly what they need. Hence, the search string becomes longer and longer: it "grows a tail" so to speak

    They might start out searching for [widgets] which is the prime keyword.
    And after a few more tries they might end up searching for [green widgets with yellow fur cheap Berlin] or something.

    It is easier for a page to rank for a "long tail" keyphrase, because it is more specific -- and therefore has less direct competition. The downside is that less people will search for it, so the potential number of visitors is far smaller.

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    Great Answer Above, just wanted to also add the long tail keywords normally have allot higher chance of being buyer keywords.

    For example: "black apple ipad 4G {cityname}"

    Compare to a short tail keyword like "ipad"
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    What is Long tail Keywords


    hi..

    Great....nice post
    Now we know what is long tail and short keyword.Uderstand the basic diffrenece between both of them.
    Most of people who search some thing in the google or any search engine type long tail keyword like. if i want to search local classifieds than i would like to type (local classifieds sites or city name)so question arise in my mind is ,should we add small or single word keywords in our source code or metas of the site?

    Thanks
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    Thanks guys for you nice answers. Got it.
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    Long tail keywords are narrow, they are less competitive and its easy to optimize. Short tail keywords are very competitive and its difficult to optimize. Long tail keywords mean when you use long keywords for example (Apple 8 GB ipod) and short tail keywords means when you use short keywords like (Ipod). It is easy to rank long tail keyword rather than short tail keyword.

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