Hello hubbers!! I have been working on my hubs and having a great time, but I got some advice from a veteran hubber that the titles of your hub is very important. Here in lies my problem: the titles I come up with are, well, crap. Any tips or ideas? How do you come up with your titles? What type of title has given you the best return here on hubpages?
Here is a link to an article that cotrasts the use of active vs passive in article titles http://www.useit.com/alertbox/passive-voice.html
As a creative writer it's habbit to also be creative with the title but for maximizing exposure on the web you need to unleash your keyword or keyword phrase within your title. Here on HP the title and the hub summary(which you should make original for each hub) are the first places the spiders will search for you keywords.
by tmbridgeland 6 years ago
When you make titles do you consider drawing hits from Google, SEO, or just try to make it...interesting? I have tried both and it doesn't seem to make much difference.
by Catherine Giordano 3 years ago
I've seen conflicting advice in the forums about the length of titles. Given that google is always changing how searches are done, I thought some advice might be outdated. Is it better to have short titles of 7 words or fewer or is it better to have "long-tailed" titles with more words...
by Person of Interest 2 years ago
The first occurred on 4/19. That hub's traffic has already started its crash and burn.The second occurred on 4/21. I'm reasonably certain the traffic crash and burn is starting there as well.I'll give it a week. If things aren't back to normal by then, I'm putting the keywords back. Better to have...
by Nathan Bernardo 5 years ago
It seems to me they are. You find out what's searched on the Internet and put it in the title of your article. But it seems to me, some of it is just logic; What will someone likely type into the search engine? No one is going to search for "how to pay attention instead of getting wrapped up...
by Ivorwen 5 years ago
While trying to come up with a creative title, I found this title generator:http://www.fictionalley.org/primer/title.htmlThe titles it generated were not the most helpful, but it did get me thinking (and laughing). All in all, while it may be a poor title generator, it is a great idea...
by Ryan Hupfer 9 years ago
I didn't really think that it was appropriate to create a video for this, but I did want to bring up something that's as important as anything else when it comes to writing a Hub (well, besides writing great content, of course) -- coming up with a great title. Out of all the things that can truly...
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