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question about keywords

02-20-2012, 03:25 PM
#1
Joined: Feb 2012
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question about keywords

I wonder if you should to add phrases or just keywords.

For example, should I add keywords like:
spaceships, spaceship game, spaceship games

or

spaceships, spaceship, game, games

?
04-25-2012, 05:49 AM
#2
Quote:
Originally Posted by patrix View Post
I wonder if you should to add phrases or just keywords.

For example, should I add keywords like:
spaceships, spaceship game, spaceship games

or

spaceships, spaceship, game, games

?
Just keywords and remove the spaces after comma as every character counts...

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04-25-2012, 08:45 AM
#3
Do you really need to add the plural as well? Wouldn't the keyword "spaceship" count as a hit when searching "spaceships"? Does anyone know?

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04-25-2012, 09:12 AM
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If I search for "sand", the list contains a "sandwich" app, and I have the first keyword set as sand! Plurals with 100 characters (minus commas) should not normally be used I would say. I think the whole search algorithm is sales based more than keywords.


...edit, wow I just typed the complete app name "BubbleSand" and it still doesn't show in the list! Keywords are the least of our problems unfortunately.

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Last edited by blitter; 04-25-2012 at 09:22 AM.
04-25-2012, 11:04 AM
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Phrases work as well, and yes adding plurals makes a difference.

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04-26-2012, 12:27 PM
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Ok my issue is resolved today, thank you.

Surprised to hear anyone would say plurals make a difference! Guess it depends on the topic, e.g. A game about more than one Lotus - Lotii,lotus',lotuses,lotus's... Gotta presume all cases with something like that, sure.

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04-29-2012, 02:16 AM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by blitter View Post
If I search for "sand", the list contains a "sandwich" app, and I have the first keyword set as sand! Plurals with 100 characters (minus commas) should not normally be used I would say. I think the whole search algorithm is sales based more than keywords.


...edit, wow I just typed the complete app name "BubbleSand" and it still doesn't show in the list! Keywords are the least of our problems unfortunately.
Wouldn't the keyword "spaceship" count as a hit when searching "spaceships"? Does anyone know?
04-29-2012, 04:20 AM
#8
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Originally Posted by allentwright View Post
Wouldn't the keyword "spaceship" count as a hit when searching "spaceships"? Does anyone know?
Nope, plurals do matter...

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