An optimized title takes an important part in improving SEO performance. It does not matter if you are creating video content or a blog post. The title takes an important part for both of these types of contents. Have a look into the reasons why you should optimize the title below.
1# Optimized Title Improves CTR (Click Through Rate):
If you are creating content on YouTube, then your video thumbnail and title help people to decide whether to watch it or not. In the case of a blog post, meta description and title take responsibility.
2# Optimized Title Improves SEO Performance:
I always include my target keyword in the content title. When it comes to SEO, adding target keywords to the title is a must-work job.
Search engine algorithms pay special attention to the first few keywords while indexing. So, make sure your first keywords on the catchy title should match with your target keywords.
Avoid Clickbait for Your Long Term Success
Several creators have invested their efforts into creating clickbait titles and thumbnails for fastest views. If you want to enjoy your long term success, do not use this trick. Clickbait titles may increase content clicks but also penalised by search engines. As a result, this action will hurt your SEO.
clickbait can hurt your chances of being recommended to new viewers
How do search engines know if something is clickbait?
Well, Google and YouTube pay close attention to how users interact with a blog post and video after they click on it. If people drop off within the first few seconds, it means the content has a misleading title that tricks people.
An ultra-practical way to come up with a great title
Your content title plays a major role in the success of your SEO journey. For this, use an Excel Sheet to choose the perfect title for your content.
You will be surprised how many ideas you will get just because you will have a clear direction of what your title should express.
To achieve clarity, point out specific words which you need to use in your title. Write in the first row in the Excel Sheet about your post as many words as you need.
For example, I wrote the title below while creating this post.
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Try to come up with a title for each of the 7 formulas. You can create as many title versions as you like for each formula. But try to create at least one for each.
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Now it’s time to analyse your title and choose the perfect one. Check your title score from the free tools below:
At the end of this research, you will get a table that will look like this. You can choose your perfect title based on the best average score.
Click to Download to get this excel file as a template
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