Very important. Otherwise Google and other search engines chose whatever it finds important to present as the summary of your article to appear when readers search specific topics. And this is but only one reason why a summary is essential.
Thank you for the honor! If you write an 'article', you have to summarize the topic and your angle of incidence with the prescribed maximum words. The summary of fiction should, just like the title, trigger curiosity. A Poem- Just 'A poem about ????'
Wise words, Martie C... very sage information.
Yes it is. It is your attention grabber. Try goggling one of your articles. The summary is the first to appear and be read! It is your first impression of the article!
By what I have seen over the years of my web experience (traffic stats, SEO hooey, etc.), meta tags are overrated (just make sure your Title is fitting!) and unless you write total garbage and/or start each article off with irrelevant crap, it isn't that important nowadays, at least not near as much as it used to be!
I'm only going by experience from trying both ends of the spectrum over time...
by Natasha Pelati22 months ago
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by Mishael Austin Witty5 years ago
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by DNemesis6 years ago
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by LongTimeMother3 years ago
BACKGROUND ...This time last year, one of my adult daughters was on her death bed. We had a lawyer come to her bedside to ensure I had legal permission to make her medical decisions because she was very clear about what...
by Rosheda Stephenson6 months ago
I am yet to successfully publish any articles with amazon products. I am trying to be clear on the requirements for these articles. I thought articles should be limited to 1-2 products, however I have seen list based...
by Sonya L Morley6 years ago
Is it really important that my Hubs have a summary? Am new to all of this... Thanks.
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