Long-Tail Keywords: How to Outrank the Competition

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  Forget about using short, generic keywords. The long-tail keyword (LT) is what you need to boost business. In fact, long-tail keywords are what we use to supercharge our rankings and reach Google’s front page. They’re also what we use to get our clients results like these: Long-tails are a powerful, simple tool to improve your ranking on Google. Let’s look at how you can use them to increase your online visibility and outrank your competition. What Are Long-Tail Keywords? At its simplest, a long-tail keyword is a longer-than-average keyword. It strings together multiple terms to create a hyper-specific, ultra-focused keyword based on what users are searching for. This is where the magic happens. Long-tails home in on user search intent. Unlike short, “fat-head” keywords, a long-tail keyword focuses on a specific search query to address a user’s unique need. That need could be an answer to a question, a […]

John Wickham

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John Wickham is Senior Content Writer and Strategist at LinkNow Media. An SEO expert, he writes to empower small-business owners by giving them the information they need to market themselves. His love of the written word is matched only by his love of ancient history, as well as the semi-colon.