Title Tags

  • 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- 18 readers -
  • Guide to Google ranking signals – Part 1: on-page factors

    … tags should also contain relevant keywords too. Although you shouldn’t repeat yourself, there should still be words and phrases you wish to rank for. Meta Descriptions 10) A meta description is the short paragraph of text placed in the HTML of a webpage that describes its content. Google has stated that meta descriptions are NOT a ranking signal…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 12 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- 22 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- 22 readers -
  • Google’s recent SERP changes and tests: everything you need to know

    … Over the past couple of weeks, Google has been spotted introducing some interesting changes to the look and layout of its search results pages. The first, as we reported in our round-up of key search marketing news on Friday, is that Google appears to have increased the length limit for title tags in the SERPs to around 69-70 characters. Long…

    Search Engine Watch- 14 readers -
  • SEO 101: eight simple ways to optimise your blog posts for search

    … understand how SEO works, which may eventually help you improve your content to make it more appealing, both for your audience, but also for search engines. 2. Headline and title tags A post’s headline is the user’s first impression on your content and this will affect whether the exposure will lead to an actual click, or not. The title tag should…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO Content- 32 readers -
  • How to Optimize Local Business for Search

    … to go to your actual location if applicable. 4) Include Location In Title Tags and Meta Descriptions for Relevant Pages If you are a brick and mortar business with multiple local locations or a service provider that has a number of different offices, it can be beneficial to include local keywords in pages that are talking about specific locations…

    Austin Paley/ ROI Factor Blogin How To's- 8 readers -
  • Top Tips for Creating Meta Data

    … people that you do or that you provide. This used to get spammed an awful lot in days gone by. So if you were selling cars, you might just put cars, cars, cars, cars, cars. Stuff like that doesn’t work anymore. You need to think quite carefully about your Meta data and what you’re going to present to people. The essential parts are the Title tag…

    Laura Phillips/ Koozai.com- 10 readers -
  • Top Tips for Creating Meta Data

    … their way through your site trying to work out what it’s all about, and therefore which results to show and where to place your site in the SERPs. Meta data is there to help them understand what your page is all about and the queries for which you are most relevant. Which Meta Tags Are Essential? Title Tag The title tag is not strictly a tag…

    Laura Phillips/ Koozai.com- 20 readers -
  • Advanced SEO Experiments: Google’s Title Tag Changes

    …. They're quite important. Best Practices For Title Tags After Google's recent changes, new best practices for title tags have come into vogue. Google increased the font size from 16px to 18px and removed underlining. As a result, the SERPs appear cleaner and easier to read. At the same time, increasing the font size reduced the number of characters…

    Tom Schmitz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 13 readers -
  • A Simple Overview of Meta Tags

    … by Stoney deGeyter It always amazes me at the number of people I come across who equate SEO with "adding keywords to meta tags." As if SEO is a bag of magic beans that when properly placed, grow your site to a #1 ranking--you know, where the goose that lays the golden eggs lives. I've seen that movie, and it's called a fairy tale for a reason…

    Search Engine Guidein SEO- 2 readers -