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

    … instalments will specifically cover content, links, machine learning, site-wide factors, domain factors, mobile, speed, local, social… phew, let’s not get ahead of ourselves. First let’s look at the simple, technical elements Google uses to rank your page. On-page factors: 1 – 10 Title tag As I’ve already discussed in our guide to writing title tags…

    Christopher Ratcliff/ Search Engine Watch- 8 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- 16 readers -
  • Nine quick fixes to improve your stagnant SEO

    … the resources to build hundreds of links a month, but you shouldn’t have any excuses for being outgunned on page. 3) Optimise meta titles/descriptions for clicks This tactic can be crazy effective, boosting your CTR by 20% within minutes, and just with a few small changes. Given what we know about the hummingbird algorithm, its no longer necessary…

    Search Engine Watch- 17 readers -
  • SEO 101: eight simple ways to optimise your blog posts for search

    You don’t have to be an SEO expert to optimise your content in just a few steps and improve your page’s ranking on search engine results pages (SERPs). SEO might sound complicated for beginners, but in fact, everyone can start applying a few basic tips that will affect a post’s performance and eventually its ranking. 1.

    Search Engine Watch- 29 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- 9 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- 16 readers -
  • Advanced SEO Experiments: Google’s Title Tag Changes

    … Do you accept standard SEO practices? Or do you prefer to evolve beyond the basics? Before I get too far, let me state that just because you can apply advanced optimization techniques does not mean you should. In most cases, SEO essentials will provide more and speedier improvements long before advanced optimization techniques need come…

    Tom Schmitz/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 10 readers -
  • A Simple Overview of Meta Tags

    … about that below). And only one if you don't count the title tag, which technically isn't a "meta" tag. But for our purposes, we'll call all three meta tags relevant to SEO since that is what most magic-beaners think about when it comes to their understanding of SEO. Let's start with the Title tag. It looks like this: Title Tag Text The purpose…

    Search Engine Guidein SEO- 2 readers -