An unknown error occurred:
Database file could not be found or opened

Reader's Favorite Nuggets
Recent Hits All Time Matt's Favorites
Recent Reader's Favorites

Our Nugget List

Bloggorama Thin or Fat?

Blogging is a great way to increase traffic to your website. A blog entry allows you to create conversational information and use words more naturally than simply trying to keyword stuff all the other pages of your website.

Let's look at a good way to use blogging to increase organic traffic to your website.

Perhaps you have a landing page for the category "Diamond Wedding Sets" and on this page you have links to 4 sub pages:
* Round Diamond Sets
* Princess Cut Sets
* Marquise Diamond Sets
* Vintage Wedding Sets

This would be a "thin" page of information because you probably only have 1 photo and 1 sentence with each of those links. You don't want to keyword stuff that page because it would be unnatural. What does that actually mean? Well, don't use the words "diamond sets" or "wedding sets" or "diamond wedding sets" more than 6 times on that page.

On the other hand, you can take the phrase "diamond wedding sets" and, using Google Wonder Wheel or Related Searches tool (on in the left sidebar), utilize the information you find to write a few great blog posts that link to those pages named above.

diamond wedding sets

Related Searches Permutations:
1. engagement rings
2. diamond wedding ring sets
3. designer diamond wedding sets
4. unique diamond wedding sets
5. antique diamond wedding sets
6. diamond solitaire rings
7. diamond ring guards
8. diamond ring wrap
9. diamond wedding bands
10. diamond bridal sets
11. diamond wedding rings
12. diamond ring wedding sets
13. diamond platinum wedding sets

Now you can take any of these 13 permutations and write a blog entry that uses several of those naturally in your writing instead of reusing the phrase "diamond wedding sets" over and over again on the same page.

In the past, we always said your blog entries should be no less than 250 words. We have to revise that estimate now because Google made a huge change to their ranking algorithm on February 25, 2011 that shook the entire blogging and article writing world.

We won't get into the specifics of the changes, but the byproduct is that large websites with many "thin" pages of content seem to be suddenly raking lower. We're putting "thin" in quotes because that's how Google referred to it, and it seems like all the websites they penalized have the minimum of 250 words on each page.

Therefore, after reviewing the opinions of many other experts in conjunction with our own findings, we are suggesting there be a minimum of 400 words on every blog entry now.

Your blog shouldn't be hard work. You shouldn't have to force yourself to write about what you are already an expert at. Use the keyword phrase research technique above and start blogging. Within a few months of regular blog writing, you will have a huge amount of new organic traffic to your website.
AT: 03/02/2011 12:02:39 PM   LINK TO THIS GOLD NUGGET
Confused and worried about your mobile website options? Click here to find out how to get your own website evaluation and a game plan to make it better.

Like This Jewelry Website SEO Gold Nugget? Please Share!

Like Our Site? Follow Us!

0 Comments on Bloggorama Thin or Fat?

Post a Comment

Check here for Anonymous


Please contact me at the phone number and address below
Phone Number



User Verification
1 7 3 3 2 2 5 6
Please enter the number you see in the box.
[ What's This? ]
Sign Up For Emailed Daily Gold Nuggets

"...articles are easy to follow and seem to have information one can use right away."
-Ann, Gallery 4, Hamden CT

"...serious kudos to you. We love your straight talk, pertinent information and plain language. I don't know how many industries have something of jWAG's caliber available, but I learn from the emails every day. Really, really nice work, and very appreciated."
-Cheryl Herrick, Global Pathways Jewelry