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- 23 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- 24 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- 33 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- 31 readers -
  • SEO 101: eight simple ways to optimise your blog posts for search

    … be an accurate description of your content aiming to capture the audience’s attention, while helping search engines discover your content with the right optimisation. Title tag was always an important part of on-page SEO optimisation, but Google’s semantic search has changed the rules of the game, encouraging people to think more of their audience…

    Search Engine Watchin SEO Content- 36 readers -
  • 30 quick and easy SEO tips for small businesses

    … to you and learn from it You can view the links you receive through tools like Majestic and others. Are you attracting links from relevant sites? If so, which kinds of content / pages are attracting these links? 27. Write a unique title for every page On Google, you have around 55 characters to make the topic of a page clear to searchers…

    Graham Charlton/ Search Engine Watchin Paid Search SEO- 29 readers -
  • How to Optimize Local Business for Search

    … to a slew of local directories can be a dangerous game in terms of search engine optimization best practices, using well-respected business directories like Yelp, Glassdoor, or Zagat can help drive local traffic to your website in droves. Not only are their sites well optimized for your business so that there isn't as much work to do on your own…

    Austin Paley/ ROI Factor Blogin How To's- 11 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- 21 readers -
  • Advanced SEO Experiments: Google’s Title Tag Changes

    … into play. However, it's worthwhile to understand the "why" behind each "what," and be able to recognize when the usual advice may not be enough. It's one of the things that makes SEO interesting. Here's one example: the lowly title element. (I'm joking when I write lowly.) Title tags remain one of the most influential ranking signals we can control…

    Tom Schmitz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 18 readers -
  • A Simple Overview of Meta Tags

    … overview. Next up is the Meta Description tag, which looks like this: The meta description is a short summary of your page content. This is your chance to explain what the title can't. You have about 20 words to provide a compelling "description" of the content of the page. Finally, the almost-entirely-useless Meta Keyword tag, looks like…

    Search Engine Guidein SEO- 4 readers -