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    DickTracy is offline Newbie Net Builder
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    Importance of title

    Here's a little thing I noticed a few days ago...

    I had a site where quite a few pages were (quite well written) PLR articles repeated so often on the internet that my pages weren't even showing when you searched for a sentence from the page. So I removed the pages, thinking it was a waste of time having them, and planning to rewrite them in due course.

    Doing keyword research for the same site a couple of days later I found a good keyphrase and was looking to see the pages that ranked for the phrase. Surprise! One of the pages that rated highly was one of the 'non-existent' pages I had just removed from the site - because the phrase exactly matched the 'title' I had given the page.

    So it was showing for a moderately competitive phrase, but not for a completely uncompetitive whole sentence from the page.

    Who cares? This tells me that even a free/PLR article can be useful to a site, and show in the SERPS, simply by having a well chosen title, even if the content of the page is 100% duplicate.

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    I have felt title does matter , when we post something that is copied always try to change the title it works and you will get in with the search.

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    Title is very important to Google in the Sulumits Retsambew my site moved from the 200s to the 20s in less then a hour by adding Sulumits Resambew to title and writing a new post

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    Title is important but then after the title comes the content, one may rank temporary for a Unique title duplicate content. Sometimes it works, sometimes doesn't.

    Lucky you.
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    In my experience, the title is very important. Each page title should be accurate and highly unique.

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    Although the title is important, content is even more important, because it is where peeps are looking when they are doin some researching in SEs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nick View Post
    In my experience, the title is very important. Each page title should be accurate and highly unique.
    Hi,

    Yes, i agree with you.

    Title is main part of your site because title is mirror of your site and SEs will index you also according to your title and description.

    Try to create title and description according to your keywords and unique.

    Thanks

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    I make my titles target 2 - 4 keywords, usually with an "and" linking the phrase. But its very, very important to use titles with targeted keywords in them.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DickTracy View Post
    Here's a little thing I noticed a few days ago...

    I had a site where quite a few pages were (quite well written) PLR articles repeated so often on the internet that my pages weren't even showing when you searched for a sentence from the page. So I removed the pages, thinking it was a waste of time having them, and planning to rewrite them in due course.

    Doing keyword research for the same site a couple of days later I found a good keyphrase and was looking to see the pages that ranked for the phrase. Surprise! One of the pages that rated highly was one of the 'non-existent' pages I had just removed from the site - because the phrase exactly matched the 'title' I had given the page.

    So it was showing for a moderately competitive phrase, but not for a completely uncompetitive whole sentence from the page.

    Who cares? This tells me that even a free/PLR article can be useful to a site, and show in the SERPS, simply by having a well chosen title, even if the content of the page is 100% duplicate.
    This is yet another instance that disproves those repetitive duplicate content theories. Making the most of your titles is very important as this is the first thing that spiders will crawl ahead of the actual content.

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    Search engines consider the titles as very important part..The MOST important aspect of on-page SEO, can be even tell as title text (focus this and it denotes strong emphasis to the search engines)

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