The keyword is still relevant, but SEO has become more complex.
Keyword optimization is a framework for SEO. Similarly, you could say that topic modeling (how words and phrases are interrelated) is a framework for content optimization. With the rise of semantic search, the goal is to cover a topic rather than zoning in on a specific keyword. Think “content strategy” rather than “keyword density.”
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• Understand the intent behind a query.
• Shift toward “content strategy” rather than “keyword density.”
• The difference between content optimization and SEO.
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