If you are trying to get more traffic and improve your search engine rankings, learn a bit about LSI to enhance your SEO strategy. Here’s some helpful information to help you understand why taking time to sprinkle latent semantic indexing into your web content and article marketing efforts will be helpful to you.

Google Search Indexing

Not all search engines work the same but more often than not, the search engines continually tweak their algorithms. They do this as they discover more ways to do a better job at helping surfers find what they’re looking for and they make adjustments regularly to stop others from ‘gaming’ the system and gaining a significant advantage over other websites. If you’re anxious to learn all you can about improving the results of seo spiders that index your website, you need to identify what they’re looking at and ensure that they find what they want on each web page on your site, pointing to your site, and find what they like on the sites that your website points to. You can’t control all these factors all the time but there are things you can do to positively impact the results. LSI is something you should consider.

What is LSI?

Adding latent semantic indexing to your SEO strategy is a good idea and chances are, it’ll never expire in terms of being a key component of getting well indexed for your niche. The gist of latent semantic indexing is that search engine spiders look at your niche and also look at all the content on your pages to see how closely they relate to your main keywords. So if you’re selling computers, the spider will crawl your pages to look for other words related to computers such as: hardware, software, peripherals, etcetera. A lot of SEO specialists now create long keywords lists above and beyond the main keywords they want to rank for and try to weave as many terms into their content as possible.

Be sure, when you’re writing for latent semantic indexing, that you don’t overdo it. If you’re trying to get 20 keywords in above and beyond your main keyword, be sure the article is long. You don’t want a 10% keyword density otherwise all your efforts will be for naught as the search engines will think your site is ‘spam’.

Spend some time learning about various aspects of SEO when you build your pages and spend time researching and writing great content. When researching, look at many online tools that help you find great keywords. There are tools based on popular keywords and you’ll also find keyword analysis tools that help you reach a healthy density as well. Beyond that, you can use Google’s tilde operator which will help you identify laterally related words. To use it, type a ~ before your keyword and for the first several search engine results pages you’ll see bold words. Those words are words Google considers to be highly relevant to the main keyword.

There is no one magical success formula that fits all websites and all niches but the more that you do to learn about search engine optimization and effective search engine marketing strategies, the better your chances for success.

Author's Bio: 

If you’re looking to learn about SEO, the SEOExciter series provides you with several high free quality tutorials. Learn about SEO, latent semantic indexing, social media, and more from Matthew Bredel, TheWebReviewer.