I just noticed that one of my exclusive title hubs has been idled. Let me add that his hub is about 2,000 words long, with useful tips, a table, and lots of original photos. I did keyword research before writing. HP chose the title, so it irks me that now the title has been idled. Do you "get" what I'm saying here?
I just had the same happen with a 2 month old exclusive title - it was a very long and IMHO a very good hub!
I do get it. I've only done one exclusive, which was recently idled. Ton of research, lots of links with SEO friendly words, but a lousy title that I'm stuck with. Because you can't change the title and tags are no longer allowed, your only choice is to add or change text and hope for the best. Why HP doesn't simply abandon this foolish exclusive program is beyond me.
Yesterday I read an article on how what makes a catchy/hot/desirable title has changed over the last year and how it's changing again.
I don't think the Exclusive Title idea is viable at all, and while I was considering trying to write one, I've now decided it's (yet another) failed experiment and I'm not going to touch it with a ten-foot pole.
I think I'll view the exclusive titles then base my title on it - it does give me ideas, but I need the flexibility to change it when a title doesn't work!!!
That's what I do now, Simey. Use the exclusive list for ideas, but not for an actual title. I can almost always come up with something better anyway so don't see any reason to even want an "exclusive". If someone else can outrank me with the same title I choose, so be it.
by Dr. John Anderson4 years ago
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by Holle Abee4 years ago
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by Mary Hyatt4 years ago
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by Dr. John Anderson4 years ago
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by Sally Gulbrandsen15 months ago
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