The justification of hiding majority of keywords from Google Analytics is a debate for another day but on 23rd Sep 2013,Google converted nearly 100% of keywords to (not provided). This means that Webmasters would not be able to track the keyword used by the visitor to reach each page through Google search engine.
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Google Adwords have enabled Businesses to attract clients with the intent of purchasing a product/service. But a large chunk of visits are still guided through Search Engines.
As Online Businesses, our time is divided between analyzing traffic trends, fixing technical issues, building links and interacting through social media. Content creation always takes a back seat. Many companies have writers on its payroll to perform this task. But as businesses, we solve customer problems on a regular basis and learn from each interaction.
The great thing about Search Engines, especially Google Search Engine is that you can get the intent of the search with Keyword Research and monitoring tools. You don’t have to guess what your prospects are searching for. There are six categories of searches:
Query Deserves Freshness(QDF) is a ranking factor used in Google Algorithm for time sensitive search phrases. For example, if you had searched for Steve Jobs when his death made news in October 5, you would have noticed websites constantly changing their rank in top 5 position for the term "Steve Jobs dead".