LSI stand for Latent Semantic Indexing keywords. These are actually the closely related synonyms of your main keywords. For example, if you are search for “blogging” then SEO, blogger and WordPress will be always closely related to your main keyword blogging. Same way if your targeting keyword is “make money online” then blogging, google AdSense, affiliate marketing will be always good to target along with your main keyword. Hence, all these closely related keywords or synonyms are called together as LSI keywords. So, today we will find out how we can find these related keywords, which will help us to write a SEO optimized article and increase your blog traffic.
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Using Search Engines to find LSI keywords
Yes, using search engines you can get lot of LSI keywords of your main keyword. For example, I searched for “affiliate marketing websites” in google search engine. I got the below red underlined closely related keywords with my searched terms. Now, you can see if we use Profitable affiliate website, Affiliate network, affiliate program as related keywords along with our main keyword, we can have nice SEO optimized article. So, next time if anyone search for any of these terms, your blog post should be on the first page of search engine.
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Related Searches in Google Search engines
You will all strongly agree that 90% of people all over the world use Google as their search engine. So, you must be knowing that google also show some of the related searches for your query at the bottom of the page. These related terms are nothing but the LSI keywords, which you can use it in your blog post. For example, below I have searched for “affiliate marketing” in google search engine. Then at the bottom of the page you can see related terms as shown below.
Now, if you see above you cannot have an article on affiliate marketing without mentioning anything about Amazon and Flipkart, which are the best websites in affiliate marketing. Now, if you see above the related searches you will also get topics for your blog post. So, if you are writing about affiliate marketing, you should first tell about how to start it and then mention the best websites like Amazon and Flipkart programs which really helps you to make money online. This way you can easily get a short idea of how to write an article focusing your main keyword and the LSI keywords.
Use of LSI graph
This is the best place to find the best related or LSI keywords for your blog post. You just have to visit http://lsigraph.com/ and you will land into the below page. Now, just enter the search term in the below given box and click “Generate”.
Once you click “Generate”, you will find all the related keywords as shown below for your query. For example, I have searched for “how to make money online” and you can see how many keywords I have got in the below picture.
How to use LSI keywords for SEO
Once you find the LSI keywords, we need to use them wisely in your blog post. To bring your blog post to the first page of search engine, it need to be SEO (Search Engine Optimization) optimized. So, add your LSI keywords in places like Header, meta description, H1, H2, H3 tags etc. to bring to the notice of search engine crawlers and spiders. Once, the search engine will know that your blog post has all the related information of your topic and main keyword, it will automatically be ranked higher in search engine.
Hope, now you would have got a great tip about LSI keywords and the significance of these closely related terms in blogging. Do share your thoughts in the comment section.