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Why Meta Descriptions and Page Titles Matter

When it comes to SEO, there are a number of elements that consistently hold weight. While algorithms change and what is considered best practice adapts, two key aspects remain vital for attracting visitors to your website. This is meta descriptions and page titles. These snippets of text might seem insignificant to some, but in reality, they play a critical role in search engine optimisation (SEO) success. At Cobalt Cat Media, we can carry out full website checks, identifying where your page title and meta descriptions need to be optimised, and create new, keyword rich content. Below we’ll cover more about the importance of page titles and meta descriptions for your website’s SEO.


Meta Descriptions

Your websites meta description in its simplest terms, is a chance to convince potential customers to step inside your digital shop when they are scrolling through Google’s search results. (SERPs). These descriptions hold a lot of power in influencing click-through rates (CTR). A well written meta description acts as a compelling advertisement, summarising the value your page offers and enticing users to click. In essence, a search engine query is a question, and the meta description is your answer. By incorporating relevant keywords and addressing the searcher's intent, you increase the chances of your page grabbing attention and standing out from the competition.


The Title

The page title largely acts as a beacon for both search engines and users. It's the first impression your webpage makes, displayed prominently in search results and browser tabs for users. Search engines use page titles to understand what the content of your webpage is, and therefore its relevance to search queries from potential customers. Titles that accurately and precisely reflect your page content and incorporate keywords are more likely to rank higher in search results.


If you’d like to know more about our SEO services here at CCM, get in touch with us today. Call us on 01625 453 050, or email info@cobaltcatmedia.com

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