>used the keyword "windsurfing" in my meta tags. We seem to be showing up fine if >windsurfing is used in the search string but there is a noticable dropoff if >windsurf is used. The indexers don't usually subtract the -ing when calculating relevanvy, s So use them both, but don't use either of them more than once. "windsurf windsurfing board sails Hawaii Hawaiian " (whatever you sell there, and a clue for location too)
>Will five or six of each word put me in the spam category? In many search engines, yes.