In statistics, a long tail of some distributions of numbers is the portion of the distribution having a large number of occurrences far from the "head" or central part of the distribution. The distribution could involve popularities, random numbers of occurrences of events with various probabilities, etc. A probability distribution is said to have a long tail, if a larger share of population rests within its tail than would under a normal distribution. A long-tail distribution will arise with the inclusion of many values unusually far from the mean, which increase the magnitude of the skewness of the distribution. A long-tailed distribution is a particular type of heavy-tailed distribution.
Posts about Long-Tail
  • TUTORIAL: Why You Should Target Long-Tail Keywords

    … the effort. That is why they often opt to rank for popular keywords, but it often ends in failure. The competition for these kinds of keywords is huge, and if you do not put it the extra effort into your strategy, you will just end up wasting a lot of your time and effort. Here’s an advice to help you: if you do not have a long-tail SEO strategy…

    SEO Hacker Blogin Paid Search- 13 readers -
  • Capitalize on volume and long tail in Q4 with Dynamic Search Ads

    … In ecommerce, there’s always a scramble to capitalize on the volume that is out there for the holidays. You’re doing additional builds, optimizing Google Shopping efforts, and using social in multiple ways to get in front of additional audiences. In the midst of all the madness, don’t forget about using dynamic search ads (DSAs) to pick up…

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