As I explore hubs on different subjects on HP I have found that many hubs have quite a few words displayed in bold. I think they might be keywords.but does it really help to display certain words/keywords in bold ? If yes , in what way ?
Are you referring to bolded titles and subtitles? Each text capsule allows you to have a bold subtitle on it.
Or are you referring to bolded words in the text? There is some conjecture as to whether bolding keywords increases their noticeability with google. However I haven't seen in text bolding used very often for keywords. Most times I've seen it used is when a writer wants to make a particular important point.
You could be looking at the bolded words throughout the entire hub. These are found after you have finished editing your hub. You will see at the top of your page a suggest link button. If you click on that you can link to others pages for more traffic and karma points.
It is not about capsules. I am referring to the bold words in the hub text . I have seen these kind of bold words on many blogs/websites but never though that there was any significance attached to it except making them stand out from the rest of the text.But if these bold words are keywords then do they work in positive way for your hub ?
I always use bold text to make my point forceful..
actually most people skim through articles on the net so when you have your points in bold makes for easy reading...
people like top focus on points they like and ignore the rest... I guess it helps to catch and sustain attention.
The above thread may answer some of your questions about highlighting keywords for google.
Many people bold key words, thinking it is good for SEO. Is it? Some say yes, others say no. I myself think it helps a very little, but not enough to bother with it.
I do bold text when it seems a good idea to do so. Like the date or times of an event, or the event itself. Otherwise I don't bother.
by Dorsi Diaz 8 years ago
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by Wesman Todd Shaw 3 years ago
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by Thomas Dowling 2 years ago
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by June Campbell 4 years ago
When do you use Bold?Once upon a time, we bolded keywords because we were told that would help us attract The Great Google. Now, bolding keywords is a bad thing that will scare Google away. My question is, under what circumstances is it now smart and safe to use the BOLD function in our hubs?
by Dawn 6 years ago
I really have to ensure that I am not shouting out loud at people. Most often I forget and only realize this only in the preview.. seems I am not the only one.. There are many new/ newbie hubs completely in bold..any eyesore Could this be taken care of.. please
by edelhaus 8 years ago
Hi All,here's a hub I feel pretty good about but I'd love to hear from some experienced hubbers what I could be doing better.http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Most-Beauti … -Make-Them
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