Using TF*IDF for keyword research, to assess your Term Weight and improve your SEO
Keyword Density is a term frowned upon, and right it should be! It was used in such a way that the content wouldn’t look natural, as you keep reading the same word over and over again. At the time however, the Google algorithms weren’t as complex as they are today, so you could get away with it and not be penalised as badly. Meaning it once was the most main ranking factor for websites. However, these times have changed considerably as now KD is recognised as a minor factor in the rankings because the overuse of a keyword is better known as keyword stuffing which would you will be penalised for!
OnPage.org has invented a new tool for keyword research and to help towards a new method for relevant content creation based around TF*IDF. If you don't know TF*IDF, Google has been…
3 SEO techniques not to use and 3 recommended techniques to take advantage of Google's RankBrain
Ever since Google unveiled RankBrain as the latest leap in their search algorithm’s efficiency just a day after Christmas last year, the ripples it created in the SEO universe have refused to settle down. That’s saying a lot. because RankBrain isn’t really even an algorithm update, it is actually a part of the current version of the algorithm named “Hummingbird” which dates back to a 2013 launch.
With Hummingbird, Google started paying a lot more attention to an entire search query rather than just the keywords. The mission of Hummingbird is to understand the overall context of a sentence and not just specific words. RankBrain takes this effort several steps forward.
Why is RankBrain creating such a noise? The answer is partly because…
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Recommended link: Google's new Search Quality Rating Guideline
Yesterday (November 19th 2015), we saw the release of an updated ‘full’ 160(!) page version of the Search Quality Rating Guidelines. Here's a sample:
With the adoption of Mobile Devices influencing the search landscape more and more, Google have decided to update its guidelines for Search Quality Raters.
This is big news since Google used to previously to keep these 'behind closed doors', but occasionally one would escape into the wild and be dissected. Back in 2013 Google published an abridged version as they looked to “provide transparency on how Google works” after previous leaks of the document in 2008, 2011 and 2012, then in 2014. However, as the use of…