The tool I’m introducing today is the Meta Tag. Meta Tags are embedded in web pages and describe the page for Search Engines but are invisible to human visitors. They allow you to define the:
- Page Title
- Description and
When you type a search phrase, the entries that come back in the Google list show these Meta tags. Most websites don’t bother to fill them in. Therefore, Google shows some random lines from the page instead. For instance here’s one cryptic entry that I found:
eg dismissal of an employee who was taken on as a temporary replacement for an employee on maternity leave. However, for such a dismissal to be fair, …
I don’t think that I’d click on this description; it’s just not very compelling!
Much better to write your Meta tags the same way that you’d write an advert. If the searcher typed in Employee Dismissal imagine how powerful this might be:
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Or, for a performance management coach how about:
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And best of all, these Google Adverts don’t cost you anything!