Three is the Magic Number!

The SEO Sweet Spot is Three-Word Searches
by Daniel Ruby
August 22, 2010

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Dave’s Comments (Digital Marketing Tutorial Blog): New keyword search phrase research by released in June 2010 confirms that the use of multiple words in a search phrase dominates search engine usage. In particular, 3 word search phrases are the clear winner. (See chart below)

This new research lines up nicely with earlier keyword phrase research done by Andy Beal’s company and reported in this blog in February 2009 – see Long-Tail Searches Increasing – Good News for Niche Web Sites

Even more interesting is the fact that the highest ad click rates were for queries of 5, 6 and 4 words in length!

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