29 Apr '14, 12pm

Google's Matt Cutts: Anticipate The Query To Better Control Titles In Google

"Matt Cutts suggested that it is best for your to try to anticipate what the user will search for when crafting your title tags. When you do that and then when it matches the query, then Google will likely show your title tag." Really? No shit, Matt. Thanks for SEO 101. What year is this?! What's with all of the world's most basic "duh" statements coming out of El Goog recently and being paraded through the streets (SEM blogs) like the words of the prophets from on high?? This is at least the second or third such post in the past ~30 days that had absolutely the most basic SEO advice that we all learned decades ago, and it's being posted here like some sort of revelatory advice. "try to anticipate what the user will search for when crafting your title tags." Really? Damn, I must've been doing it wrong this whole time by using generic phrases and unrelated keywords. /s Than...

Full article: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-title-search-18471.html

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