Can SEO keywords Be Phrases?

Something we get asked frequently is “Can SEO keywords Be Phrases?”  Yes, of course!  You landed on this page, didn’t you?  This is a phrase that is searched and targeted.  As a matter of fact, phrases are becoming more popular than keywords because of voice search.

Can SEO keywords Be Phrases?

Can Keywords Be Phrases

As I discussed at the beginning of this article absolutely!  Phrases actually tend to be better than keywords due to auto predict, voice search, and so many other factors.  So Can SEO keywords Be Phrase, yes and we recommend it.  But like any keyword research, you should ensure that it’s a phrase that has searches.  Because targeting something that isn’t searched is a waste of your time!  Also, think about search intent?  What’s that?  When someone searches that phrase are they looking for your product/service or are they looking to do it themselves or something else which will bring no value to the business.


Can Keywords Be Phrases – Yes They Are Called Long Tail Keywords

When asking can keywords be phrases?  In the SEO industry, we call them long-tail keywords.  Anything can be a search term, a phrase, keyword, or even an image (With image search).  The term, phrase, or keyword can be anything but the most important aspects of the research should be user intent, search volume, and many other metrics.  This ensures that you will be successful when that term ranks.



Can SEO keywords Be Phrases
Can SEO keywords Be Phrases

Our Conclusion To Can SEO Keywords Be Phrases

While anything can be an SEO term, the most important aspect is making sure that the metrics meet the business demands.  Here at NDO SEO, we make sure the business owner approves the keywords/phrases.  This ensures they are happy with the results vs us ranking keywords or phrases that have no intent or search volume behind them and say look you are ranking, we are doing your job!  That’s just crazy!  We make recommendations and give the data of how many times it’s searched etc… then we decide together.

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