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Hi ,
I have a question about title tags. If I have a page on keyword - Dog Training for example - Should I set my title tag as the following - dog training, dog, training, train, etc - Or should I set it up as to where it sounds like a description such as
Dog Training - Learn from the best! In other words is it better to list keywords that are used through out the content , or use the main keyword in description form. Any information that you can provide will be greatly appreciated.

Thank you

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Set a title tag up to be no more than a couple of words that make cohesive sense - not a list of keywords. It should include your keywords in them, most def, but not to the point where it looks like you're just keyword stuffing.

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It's important to remember the title tag is what people see when they do a search. If your title doesn't accurately reflect what the page is about you may rank well in the search results but get little traffic which is the exact opposite of what you are trying to achieve.

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Try to code your title tag for visitors and not for spiders. Your visitors will see the title of your page so make it descriptive, don’t bundle it with your keywords for SEO.
Use your keywords wisely within your content.

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From Overture:

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I'd say that is a significant amount to consider.

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I agree completely that you should build your site for people first. The trick is to work within that framework and still get the SEO job done. In this case I would suggest that because most searchers aren't going to travel a great distance to get their dog trained, that you use something like "Expert Dog Training in Mytown" for example. It's also lots easier to rank well for a term that's "local". Experience also shows me that you can effectively use up to six or seven words in the title without too much dilution and it helps to make your title make more sense.

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Good info there....as well as knowing who is actually making a number of searches for a particular keyword, you should reference that against competing pages for that keyword. This way you can try to find a back door, where a keyword gets lots of searches but not a ridiculous amount of competing pages

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