It is important to set up Title and Description tags for websites even though they are not visible on your website itself. They are used to show the Search Engine Result Pages as below.
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If the contents are too long than Google or Yahoo prefer, they will be cut off at the end of it with “...” .
When writing your own Title or Description, refer the below for the length to avoid this.
Before writing the Title or Description, think of the “Keyword” that users would type in Google to look for your contents. It will be the best to go through a keyword research process. Once you have the keywords, mind the following 3 points and create great title and description to describe the content on your webpage.
A benefit of doing the above is that if the keyword searchers use to match with the keyword in your contents, they will show up in BOLD.
Title and description should make users want to choose out contents over other search results. Description Tags should be actionable for humans to click.
Users always have other options. Creating Title and Description to resonate with the users will help them bring to your website.
According to Google, they encourage not to have duplicate, overlapping, or redundant contents.
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Shin is an entrepreneur with a diverse business background in sales, finance, accounting, and both traditional and Digital Marketing. He has lived in the US for 12 years and spent 18 years in an international environment. He is passionate about international communications. Fluent in English and Japanese, he is also familiar with the Chinese language and culture. Shin brings a strong understanding of both digital and traditional marketing activities. Shin looks forward to taking international companies to the next level in Japan.