Keywords in Properties Tabs Not Being Picked Up By Google

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I recently put new keywords in the Properties tab on each of our site's main pages. The site is www.aconitejewel.com
Part of the reason for this is the different ways people spell/misspell jewellery, so I included the different spellings of that word for our site to assist with searches, along with a bunch of other key words for the relevant sections. I then resubmitted the site to Google to be re-crawled.

I've received a 'We've processed your reconsideration request' message on May 14 from Google Webmaster. Since then, nothing has changed. The site still fails to come up under alternate spellings of jewellery in Google searches. And none of the other keyword combinations come up either. Only the original words on the actual on-screen pages from the original webcrawling session appear to generate results via Google.

So am I missing something? Or does that 'we've processed your request' message just mean that the new webcrawl of our site hasn't happened yet, and the magic is still pending?

Cheers
Paul
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First off search engines hate misspelled words.....Your page/window titles and meta descriptions are much more important than your keywords...Really keyword phrases work better.

You are doing something right because your Page Rank is 4 and that is not bad.

Your window title has almost nothing and that is the first thing bots crawl....You want to make each one unique on each page and make it relate to the content of that page....Max 70 characters as a rule and
that includes spaces....Meta description same idea but a bit more detailed 150 characters max...Key words and or phrases....no more then 10 on a page.....All of this has to relate to the text content on your page and that means derive all from that....for example a key word does no good at all if it does not appear in the text on your page.
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Paul Caspall

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Hi John

Given that the window title will display everything I include there (I thought title meant title and nothing else), are you recommending I add certain relevant keywords to each one?

I understand the rest of what you wrote now. :)

Cheers,
Paul
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I think I can answer my own question now: having gone over our site, there are clearly certain keywords that could be included in the window titles and/or window descriptions. Given that the window title gets displayed, is it an issue to keep it to a minimum and let the window description provide the detail?
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And how/where best to address the different spellings of "jewellery" issue with respect to search engines? Currently I've included the alternate spellings in my meta tags - which has meant a fattening of those in each main page. But so far, only "jewellery" gets found in combination with our other keywords - nothing for "jewelry" or "jewelery".
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Hi,
as my experience with Google , google search automatically detects mispelled words. Most developers contribute their time to improve Google labs , which help Google search to detect mispelled words.
I think you don't need to add mispelled words , and plurals.
For an example , add 'video' tag will return results in videos , and vedio too.

Secondly, submitting a reconsideration's end is not the 'request has been submitted' notification.
Google will send you an email 'your request has been processed' email to your account.

To get better results , you need to change/update content of your pages. Then, resubmit your sitemap at Goog. webmaster centre..

Good luck.
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Hmm, then that doesn't explain why the alternate spellings don't come up, does it? :)
I also resubmitted my sitemap.
Your middle paragraph doesn't make sense to me. Lost somewhere in translation. :) I received a 'processed' email to my Webmaster account. What I can't ascertain from it is if that indicates whether my site has been re-crawled or 'now in the process of being re-crawled soon'.

Paul