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Choose relevant keywords to your article


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Tips for selecting relevant keywords to your article

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Choose relevant keywords to your article

  1. 1. THE IMPORTANCE OF KEY WORDS In Academic Writing
  2. 2. THE PURPOSE OF KEY WORDS <ul><li>The main function of Key Words is to retrieve information. Although it may seem secondary to article writing, it is crucial to make your research accessible to other people in the field and to a broader audience. </li></ul>
  3. 3. TIPS TO CHOOSE THE KEY WORDS <ul><li>Usually articles have around 4 to 6 Key Words. To choose them, it is important that the first three are generic words and the other 2 or 3 more specific (these may be geographical or related to a specific age group). </li></ul>
  4. 4. KEY WORDS AND SEARCH ENGINES <ul><li>Make sure to include one of your Key Words in the first 90 characters and also in the first and in the last paragraph. </li></ul><ul><li>This is specially useful if we take into account the way that search engines work: “the correct key word density in the right places can lead to a higher search engine ranking”. </li></ul>
  5. 5. KEY WORDS AND SEARCH ENGINES <ul><ul><li>See more: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to Use Keywords . Tips for Increasing Your Keyword Density. ©Venice Kichura </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li> </li></ul>WRITING WORKSHOP