Meta Descriptions

  • Complete guide to meta tags in SEO

    … A complete introduction to all the meta tags a webmaster may need when creating or optimising a webpage for SEO. Everything will be covered here, including: Title Tag, Meta Description, Alt-Text for images, Canonical Tag, Noindex, Nofollow, H1 – H6 tags, Robots Meta Tag and the various tags involved in Google News. But first, let’s answer…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 27 readers -
  • 5 Ways Your Event Calendar Can Enhance SEO

    … Search engine optimization (SEO) is an endless battle. On one hand, you have marketers seeking to optimize their web pages to improve placement in search engine rankings. On the other hand, you have search engine giants (like Google) continually changing their algorithms to accommodate new, unknown metrics and make for a better, more navigable…

    Marketing Technology Blogin Social SEO- 29 readers -
  • Five keyword myths you need to forget right now

    … searched keyword. Myth 4: meta descriptions have no value A meta description is the short paragraph that describes your content in SERPs and it can influence a user’s decision on whether they should visit your site or not. It has to be descriptive, relevant and attractive. As our attention span becomes shorter, it is more important to consider…

    Search Engine Watch- 26 readers -
  • Five simple SEO practices to remember when setting up a new blog

    … and blog visitors what the URL is about. Instead use statics URLs like the ones used on https://searchenginewatch.com/static/guides. Title tag and meta description Each page on your blog needs to have a title tag, which outlines what the page is about. Having your keywords in your title tag can help your web page rank higher in SERPs. Title tags can…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO- 42 readers -
  • Nine quick fixes to improve your stagnant SEO

    …… you haven’t seen much organic growth in months. Maybe its because your developers have a backlog of issues and can’t get the next SEO fix in before other critical issues? Or maybe its because you don’t have the budget for your next link building campaign? Before you lose hope try these nine low-cost, easy to implement SEO tactics to move…

    Search Engine Watch- 40 readers -
  • How to Launch a WordPress Site that is Optimized for Search

    … not a fan of no-indexing categories. I believe categories are integral in presenting your site’s hierarchy to search engines and we have category pages that rank on broad terms that independent pages wouldn’t stand a chance of. I do tend to noindex tag pages, though. Tags – We noindex tags and do not publish a meta tags element in our themes. BUT, we…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 8 readers -
  • How to Launch a WordPress Site that is Optimized for Search

    … Website hosting – one of the reasons why we migrated to and love Flywheel is the speed of their virtual instances and caching. Managed WordPress hosts are built specifically for WordPress performance and they won’t lead you astray on support like generic hosts do. CDN – If your host doesn’t offer a content delivery network, adding one should…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 28 readers -
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