Last Updated on May 5, 2022 by Kelly Thoreson
If you’ve toiled long and hard over your blog posts and SEO, but somehow they’re just not making it to page 1 of Google, related keywords may be just the thing you need.
Below, I’ll go over some frequently asked questions about related keywords.
Don’t forget to check out the video too, cause in this short clip, we’ll cover:
- What a related keyword is
- Where to find related keywords
- Where to put related keywords within your blog post to rank on Google
Let’s do this thing and get you ranking!
Related Keywords [Video]
Related Keywords: FAQ
What are related keywords?
Related keywords are either synonyms of your target keyphrase or keyphrases that searchers often search for along with your target keyphrase. For example:
Keyword = “how to start a vegetable garden” Synonym keyword = “how to start vegetable gardening”
Keyword = “how to start a vegetable garden” Related Keyword = “vegetable garden supply list”
What are related keywords called?
Related keywords are often referred to as LSI keywords or Latent Semantic Indexing keywords. Latent Semantic Indexing is a mathematical way for search engines to figure out which keywords are related to each other. If that makes your head spin a bit, don’t worry – you don’t have to understand LSI to understand related keywords. Just ask yourself: what else would someone who needs to read this post type into Google?
How do I find related keywords?
Google! Google is easiest way to find related keywords. How? Type your target keyword/keyphrase into the search bar, but don’t press enter just yet. Instead, let search prediction populate, this will give you a treasure trove of related keywords (see below)! Watch the video above for more ways to find related keywords.
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Related Keywords Video Transcript
It’s Kelly here with Blogfiti!
And today we are going to be talking about five ways to find related keywords and rank in Google.
What do I mean by related keywords?
We are talking about keywords that help Google understand the context of your main keyword as well as, but not always, synonyms.
For example, a synonym of kitty litter might be cat sand, but the related keywords might be clumping clay, tidy cats, et cetera.
Now, why are these related keywords and synonyms important? They help search engines, understand what your blog post is about and boosts its ranking within the search engines.
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