SEO Web Site Coding To Improve Rankings – Tip 22

This tip is on web coding to improve your rankings in the major search engines which means going into your web site pages and making changes. If you are not coding for SEO and dont think SEO is important, you may notice your rankings over the months will start to drop since everyone else is coding for SEO.

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SEO Tip 22: Here is an overview of 3 Major Meta tags for each of your web pages:

Meta Title: The Meta Title tag is used to declare the title of the page. Some search engines look at the first 50 characters, some the first 100. So make your Title about 100 characters long with your keywords in the first 50 characters. Html code example: META NAME=”Title” CONTENT=”Page title here”.  This Title is VERY important as the words in the title are weighed more in search results in the major search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo.

Meta Description: The Meta Description tag gives a description of the web page. The Meta Description tag is a short, description of the web page, usually 25 words or less. Html code example: META NAME=”description” CONTENT=”Your description sentence here”.  This description is VERY important as it shows up in the description for web surfers to read in the search results in the major search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo.

Meta Keywords: The Meta Keywords tag is used to list keywords that define the content of your site. Keywords are used by search engines to properly index your site in addition to words from the title, document body, and other areas. Search engines are known to penalize or blacklist your site for abuse like keyword stuffing. Html code example: META NAME=”keywords” CONTENT=”keyword1, keyword2, keyword3,keyword4,keyword5,keyword6,keyword7,keyword8, keyword9,keyword10, keyword11,…”  The major search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo are not putting as much emphasis on this meta tag since people are stuffing it with too many words.  Instead they are looking more at the words in the web page itself.

Click on this link: Free meta data ranking advice on your web site/ to get a report on your meta data of your site and advice as meta titles are very important and meta descriptions are what are shown in all the major search engine results in Google, Bing, Yahoo and others.


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