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the best punctuation to use in Hub titles

  1. Teddletonmr profile image73
    Teddletonmrposted 7 years ago

    What is the best punctuation to use in Hub titles, commas, dashes or nothing at all? I am a bit confused, what if any affect will using commas and dashes in the title have on search engine results.

    1. profile image0
      B A N K A I guyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Well to optimize search engine results use a space. However other hubbers may like semi-colons, dashes etc.

      1. Teddletonmr profile image73
        Teddletonmrposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I have read that the use of  semi-colens and dashes cause the spiders to skip over long tailed key words and phrases., is that true?

        1. profile image0
          B A N K A I guyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I think so, but am not sure... gonna check that one for you.

          1. Teddletonmr profile image73
            Teddletonmrposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Great, thanks for your help. Mike

    2. rebekahELLE profile image88
      rebekahELLEposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Generally, it will make no difference with your title. You can use proper punctuation, most of it is ignored.

      With URL's, it's best to use a hyphen to separate words.

      This link may be helpful.
      http://www.google.com/support/websearch … wer=134479

      1. Teddletonmr profile image73
        Teddletonmrposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the link, and hulpful tips.

  2. SunSeven profile image61
    SunSevenposted 7 years ago

    search engine results?

    1. Teddletonmr profile image73
      Teddletonmrposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I am not sure I understand what it is your asking.

  3. mdlawyer profile image38
    mdlawyerposted 7 years ago

    It is better to follow established internationally accepted formatting styles, rather than to use weird constructions.

    Also follow the basic punctuation rules of the English language.

 
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