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Best SEO practises for titles in Google?

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by maildigger, Feb 24, 2017.

  1. maildigger

    maildigger Power Member

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    Where do you put your keyword (in front / middle / at the end)?
    Do you use short or long titles?
    Trying to figure ou what works best.
     
  2. keywordspot

    keywordspot Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Most important keywords need to be first in a title tag, with least important words coming last. Title tags should be 50-60 characters long, including spaces, which makes perfect sense to humans and reads like a legible sentence is good.
     
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    If keywords are having less competition, I directly use them in start.

    For eg: Grow Hair- 7 home remedies you should try
     
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    I usually start with a keyword but make sure that the title makes good sense in full. In case I target several keywords on a page - I`m selecting the most winning one, and think of a title most answering to that keyword as a search query, so that the result would look really appealing for users (I`m a strong believer that CTR matters once you rank high). Therefore I focus on optimizing how the search result will look on the whole, together with the description and structured data markup if possible. Truncated titles also never look good, so I stick to the limit of 50-55 characters.
     
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    Mainly Title tags and meta description. Along with page tags. And in the content wherever relevant.
     
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    Cédric Lajoie Newbie

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    I prefer to start with the keyword including meta description on each of the site. You can also do SEO for different pages of various sites.
     
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    I prefer short titles. Google likes title tags between 50-60 characters long. In my opinion this is the best option!
     
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    Just make sure the title tells exactly what your audience can expect to read in the content. The length of your title depends on the topic you're writing about.
     
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    Definitely use the keyword somewhere in your title tag within the first 70 characters, but also try to write them for increasing click through rate.
     
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    I always use important keywords in the first of the title tag. I prefer to use short titles no longer than 60 characters.