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Accommodation, acommodation and accommodation or acomocation or…

So what happens if you are aiming to optimise for the word accommodation, but 40% of those that search are searching for other words, that is other versions of your targeted word? This is an ever going proplem in a perfect world averybody would know how to spell in english and everybody would search in english and market them selfs in english but this is not the case so… remember the misspells!

See here how MSN sees it.

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Kristjan Mar Hauksson is the founder and director of search and online communications at Nordic eMarketing. The company specializes in multilingual online communications, organic search engine optimization, and marketing through several verticals such as tourism, finance, government, and pharmaceuticals. It helps companies gain international visibility online and to use the Internet as a communication channel; it also provides consultation in web content management systems and analytics solutions. Hauksson is on the board of directors of SEMPO, on the Advisory board for Bing Advertising and founded the Iceland SEO/SEM forum. He has been involved in developing Internet solutions since 1996, and involved in search engine optimization and marketing since 1997. He is a publish author on the topic of Internet Marketing and among other co-authored the acclaimed Global Search Engine Marketing.

3 thoughts on “Accommodation, acommodation and accommodation or acomocation or…

  1. Other well known misspells are Occasion – Occassion and’Confectionery would be Confectionary. Purchased has been known to turn into purchesed, Yahoo reports that 10% to 15% of search terms they receive are misspelled, take that in when you do your SEM. If 100,000 are searching for a laptop computer do we then have 10 to 15.000 searching from a Lapptop computer or a aptop computer or…?

  2. But there is a dilemma here as Matt Cutts points out, of course all sites should be with a proper spelling, but when even Google cannot get it right how can they expect us, people like me that do not have English as our first language to get it 100%? See more about this at his Blog SEO Advice, So what is to be learned from this? People do not know hot to speall, spell, spel…..

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