Keywords

What is a Keyword?


First of all, what is a keyword, you are asking? Well, a keyword is a set of words that help you to find what you are looking for. It could be one word or many words.Keywords are research tools. These help you to find what you are looking for. questionable face

Keywords are just words to help in your research. It could be one word or many words put together to make up a set of words.

Many times you need the perfect word to find a particular subject or a particular item. These can be description words, simple words, or a complex set of words.

Why do you need keywords?


Keywords help you in your research. They help you to find what you are looking for. When you are doing research for school or a project or just for fun, you have to do some research, right? Well, you have to know what you are researching. That is where Keywords come in.Picture of stick figure with mouth open

For example, let’s say you are going to go to a friend’s birthday party and you want to find that perfect outfit to wear. How would you choose? Would you want to buy a new one? Where would you go? Would you just go to the mall and look around for the perfect shirt? This is one way of doing it. What would you do once you get to the mall? Where would you go? There are a lot of stores at the mall.looking in a book old keyword research

So you have decided to go to the mall. Now you need to find a store that sells clothes. You know that at the mall there are a lot of stores. Which store would you choose? Would you just randomly pick a store? If you did this you may end up in a toy store or a pet store. So you want to look for clothing stores.
This is similar to keywords. They help you find what you are looking for. So you don’t end up getting something that you don’t want or getting lost looking for something.

Kinds of keywords


There are different types of keywords. Three main keywords are long tail keywords, short tail keywords, and head keywords. most valuable words

What is the difference, you ask? Glad you asked.

Each type of keyword is used for something different. Just like there are different people in the world, well there are different keywords in the world too. And each type has a specific use.

A short term keyword is used to target large groups and small search engines.

Head keywords are used to generate volume. If you want more traffic to your site, use a head keyword.

dinosaur chart of keywordsLong keywords are used for specific niches or specific market. These are usually longer in length and more specific. They are usually in phrases.

How do I find Keywords?


Have you ever wondered how to find keywords? Has this totally eluded you? I know sometimes I have had trouble with this. There are many places that you can find keywords. When I first started at Wealthy Affiliate, I had no idea where to find keywords. I had no idea what a keyword was.

As I was going through the training on Wealthy Affiliate, I found where to find keywords.

There are many places you can find keywords. Kyle, at Wealthy Affiliate, recommends Jaaxy. This is because that is a free site that helps you find not only the right keywords but can help you figure out what to use as a keyword also.

Try Jaaxy below and let me know what you think.


Keywords can help you in your research


getting the right keyword cartoonKeywords in the old days, before computers, were only found in places like thesauruses, dictionaries, and encyclopedias. Now you can go online and search anything with the right word. You will have to refine your search though because when you put a word in you may end up with a lot of words that you may not want.

 

Why

Questions


question markHave you ever just sat down and thought about why you are doing what you are doing? Have you ever contemplated on the why you do things? Interesting question, isn’t it? Are you doing it for self-satisfaction? Are you doing what you are doing for someone else? Are you doing it for the Lord God? Or are you doing it to show others that you can do it? Are you doing it for the money? Are you really loving what you are doing? Are you doing it to achieve success? Are you doing it to pay bills? Are you doing it just to keep food on your plate? Are you doing it to help others? Are you doing it for the betterment of your family? Are you doing it because you want to succeed in college? Why are you going to college? Why are you studying? Why do you want to achieve success at college? Is it for you? Is it for someone else?

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Well, these are the questions of the day. Why? Why are you doing what you are doing? Why are you setting out the time to do what you are doing? Why? What is your why? Why are you sitting there reading this? Why are you doing what you are doing?

why is motivation circleI have listened to many teachings, read many a book, and listened to some different sermons and a simple thing came to me. Why? The three letter word. Why? Why are we doing what we are doing? What is your why for your business? What is the why in your goals? What is your why in your achievements?

Sometimes you have to prioritize your why. Sit down and take some time to figure out your why in life. Figure out your why in business, your family, your bills, your whole being.5 root causes of analysis

A simple little word which can make you or break you. A complicated little word. Why? It is okay to do things, but why are you doing them?

These are questions only you can answer. These things can change your life. So why are you doing things? These don’t have to be told to anyone. But you have to sit down and write out your why. Figure out what is important and why you are doing it.

simon golden circleSo I leave you with this today, why? Once you can give an answer to that you will succeed. And it is not as simple as it sounds. Good luck and happiness to you all!

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