The questions in the title, however I shall elaborate a little. What are peoples findings with regards to writing summaries, do they increase traffic? or do you use them as another area to use for your keywords?
Are there any other advantages to having a summary and how important in you humble or not so humble opinions are they?
Thanks for all and any responses
According to Market Samurai, summaries are the biz.
Keywords in url, title, summary and something else which escapes me at the moment (normal for me these days!) and your hub has a better chance of cracking whatever nut you wanted it to crack.
If it's any help, adding keyword rich summaries to hubs that were struggling a year ago, put them straight to page 1.
Yes, the summary is another place to place keywords and tags to help with ranking. It also gives you a unique opportunity to write a simple paragraph that entices the searcher.
I have been plowing through my summaries for days now, I keep thinking I have done them all, then another one pops up! That's what I have been doing for the past two hours! lol! hope it works!
by SmartAndFun5 years ago
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by Aficionada7 years ago
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by Charlu6 years ago
I have noticed lately while checking on my hub ranking that my summaries are changed. I was wondering who did that and why? Normally I use several keywords in that summary knowing that's what Google is looking...
by thoughthole5 years ago
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by Loraine Brummer3 months ago
Which is the most important for search engine searches: the Hub summary or the first paragraph of the Hub? I thought the summary was most important, but I notice that sometimes searches show the first sentences in...
by PaulaHenry15 years ago
I dont no if its a fluke, but I put summaries on a handful of Hubs this morning, checked again a minute ago and I have visitors!!! Definite increase in views. So my conclusion, summaries are good!
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