Helping others is what makes me happy! I want to tell and teach everybody what I have learned and what I am currently learning! Knowledge is so valuable and in this industry, the more we know, the better we get! As a writer, I want my articles to be perfect. So, this information below helps me out a lot.

How to get a perfect title that will rank on Google

The number 1 impact on Google is the CTR=Click-through rate.

In order to get "clicks", you must have a GREAT TITLE. This is most important.

-The title mustn't be over 55 characters.

-It is highly recommended that your article title starts with a number.

-This will give you a 64% greater chance of getting to page 1 on Google.

People click on titles with a number because those articles are more easily scanned and easier to read.

-Try to use numbers on at least 60% of your posts. You don't want to overdo it, but you still want to do it.

-After the number, always use a superlative. This will also help catch the readers attention.

-Use your exact keyword in your title. THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT.

Let's pretend that your keyword is ''ways to make money''. Then your title would be...

IE 1: 23 unusual ways to make money.

or if your keyword is "ways to save money", then your title would be...

IE 2: 41 Best Ways to save money.

How to determine the number in your title

-Look at the first page of the Google results for your keyword phrase

-Identify the posts that are using numbers in their post

-Identify the highest number and use 10 greater than that number

-Odd numbers get 20% more clicks. (It's a mental thing)

-People naturally click on the higher number because they automatically think that there is more information in that article.

There you have it! Happy writing WA!

Thanks for reading and following my tutorials. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask me anything.

Sonia




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Great tips Sonia, very clever too. I have bookmarked this tutorial. Thanks for sharing.

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This is really good advice Sonia. Thanks very much!
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Great training, Sonia.Thank you for keeping us informed and better prepared to build successful articles.
Marcel...
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Zarina Premium
Some new information for me here, thanks Sonia!
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Lilianna Premium
Sonia, I like your information but if you put 41 best ways to save money. Don't you have to put 41 ways in there?
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I hate writing, for some strange reasons, however got to do what one gots to do, and that is, learning to do it the proper way. Thanks for the solution.
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There you are,you rock Sonia your tutorials are timely thank you very much, i can't wait to learn about backlinks.
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You did it again! I had to save this info. Can't wait to here about back links. Dave
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I have this saved. i will be using this a lot. Thanks
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Thank you for sharing your knowledge. It would take me the rest of my life to learn all this by myself.

I'm so glad I ran into such a brain child to follow. You are amazing. I just bookmarked this and all others in the future.

Thank you girl.
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useful information SJB, I am going to implement it as soon as possible
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Mmorale28 Premium
OMG! sounds so awesome now have to go back to google and research that. thank you for sharing Sonia, am still writing my content but this is great stuff....
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Great advice! Thank you:)
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Hi! Thanks for your advices! I'll try to use them in one of my next posts! Best regards!
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You are welcome. I am so happy I could help!
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Good advice. I'm just starting to add content to my sites. I will keep this in mind. Cheerio, Connie.
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Best wishes to you! :)
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lmwood646 Premium
Have you had a chance to look at my profile? I have had a deversified life and would like some feedback from "the pro" as to what you think would be a good niche for me to be in. It's hard for me to judge myself.
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SJB Premium
So sorry, I just saw this message. Been so busy lately. I am going to check it out now.
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I'm still creating.
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lmwood646 Premium
more good stuff!
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I'm so glad I ran into such a brain child. You are amazing. I just bookmarked this and will in the future.

Thank you girl.
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What a nice thing for you to say!! Thank you!:))
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Hi Sonia, I really enjoyed reading your article. Will definitely implement your tips into my writing. Thanks so much.
Cheers Anke
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You are welcome!!:)
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Reading this again ^_^ This is really helpful...
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Ahhh! So happu i helped!
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Isabella18 Premium
Sonia, thank you so much for all of these important tips and especially for letting us know how they fit into the big picture!
With Gratitude,
Isabella
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You are welcome!:)) Thank you!
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Wow, I had no idea there were so many tricks of the trade. This is great! Thanks for sharing this!
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You are so welcome! Happy I can help a bit!
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Well done on the training. I will keep that in mind when writing content.
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Thank you Jules! Go girl!:)
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I definitely want to use You Tube articles. Are you suggesting we create our own or that we go onto You Tube and find niche related articles? How do I know if I can (am allowed to) embed someone else's article into my website? Thanks for posting this discussion topic.
v/r
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SJB Premium
Hello, Yes. Using Youtube videos that have a lot of views and alot of thumbs up can serve our articles. You can make your own too of course but to begin with, they suggest using one that is well ranked. We can use it if it's there....just like we can refer another website.
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TommyV Premium
Thank you Sonia.
I've heard about using numbers to get a high rating on Google .
This has given me the complete picture and full understanding if how why and where to do this.
Clearly valuable.
TommyV
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Hello Tommy. I am so happy that I helped you out a bit! :)
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Wow, that is great information Sonia, thanks.
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You are welcome Wgreer!
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Thank you, very interesting and informative.
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You are welcome! I am happy to help!
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SarahBrown76 Premium
This is great training. I am just getting started but now I understand the importance of using a number in the title. I myself am one to click on titles with numbers, so it is logical that I should work on including that in my own website building as well. Thanks for laying it all out there in such simple terms for all of us, especially those of us that are just starting out.
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Hello Sarah,
Thank you for reading. I am really happy that I could help.
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DreamN Premium
I had no idea any of these things mattered! Awesome training, Sonia. Thanks so much.
Dennis
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SJB Premium
Hello Dream,
I am taking a class on this subject. That's how I learned it all. Happy to inform you! :)
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livingtoday Premium
Does my permalink have to match exactly, (to include the number) or do I just use my keywords in the permalink
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In your title, you should have the exact keyword. Yes, it should be in your permalink as well.
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livingtoday Premium
do I include the number in my permalink and in the article
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Yes.
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Great Class Sonia, I am learning plenty from your posts and now your class. Hope you are doing well.
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Thank you for reading...I really hope it helps you.
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Rean Premium
HI Sonia,
Awesome article.. very useful training.Thanks for sharing.Keep up the good work.
Cheers
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Thank you Rean. I am happy to help!
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Great stuff, Sonia! Thanks!
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Thank you Frank!
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bogyolin Premium
Brilliant ideas thank you very much for sharing! One quick quesion: does it matter if you use numbers or spell them out like Five ways of.... vs. 5 ways of....?
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SJB Premium
It's better to use the actual number, it catches the eye much more.
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bogyolin Premium
Ok thank you!!
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IMTim Premium
Great first article Sonia! I will refer back to it when I write my first training and BTW I just used your tips to rename your training, here go'es... " 7 Must Do Article Writing Tips to Rank #1 on Google!" How did I do? Timo
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It's GREAT! :) Thank you! Let's get your article to number 1!
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Hi Sonia,
This is curious--I commented yesterday and hit the button and today, nothing. Gremlins!
This is a really good post and helpful. Keep up the good work....Dick
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Thank you Dick! Your comment disappeared! :( Happy to have you back! :)
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Wonderful SJB! Way to go!
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Thank you Tommy!
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Thanks for sharing Sonia. Nice and clear tutorial. Well done!
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Thank you for reading!
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Thank you for being so generous in sharing your knowledge.
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You are welcome! :))
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Informative. Thank you for sharing.
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:))
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Very helpful info, Sonia. Thanks for sharing this. Thomas
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You are welcome! I am so happy to help!:)
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Insightful and educating. Thanks

Best ever wishes
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You are welcome! :)
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Really useful article especially for beginners like me.Big Cheers!!!
Can you please elaborate what you mean by this numbering technique with an example ?
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Thank you! There is an example in the tutorial but if you can't find it, pls let me know. :)
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Great lesson.. Thanks for sharing
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You are welcome!
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Hello Sonia!
Just one of the things you do well, is your easy formatting style. My tired eyes appreciate this fresh-looking approach!
Thank you so much for your whole instruction here, particularly placing a number in the headline:)

At the end of your most helpful 4-part training, what does WWW mean in the graphic, please?

BEST!
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You are welcome and thank you for taking the time to read!
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Dinh Premium
Terry,
the www is for world wide web and the pictures of spanner and nuts and bolts means the basics.
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Ah!
Thank you kindly for explaining that, Dinh:)
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You're welcome Terry. :)
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Great article, extremely useful information.
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Happy it helps you!
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I know people click on that kind of links, but I don't want to be associated with that kind of sites. That is because they are mostly about clickbait and not actually providing value.
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SJB Premium
I am not sure what you mean? What kind of sites? Are you referring to backlinking? The backlinks to our websites must be submitted directly to the website owners. It has nothing to do with clickbait. That will hurt websites, not bring them up.
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I am a little allergic to sites like distractify.com with their:
* 29 idiots who forgot to..
* 7 mindblowing sex positions....
Well google distractify and see for yourself how well it ranks. The numbers really rank, but clickbait sites like distractify make it really something I don't want to be associated with.
I know they rank really well, but when I see a link like that, I personally won't click on it,
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Great training. Thanks.
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Thank you Ron! :) Much appreciated!
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Arthur2000 Premium
Very helpful indeed
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Thanks! :)
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Thanks for letting me what has been hindering my clicks and ranks
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So happy to help you!
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Thanks bookmarked this.
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:) Thanks! Happy to help out!
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have not had time to read everything. but I like what I am seeing from your first page so far. and my studies suggest exactly what you are teaching here.

looking forward to going through the rest!!!
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Best wishes with everything!
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Grendall Premium
I like your tutorial, SJB! Where do you submit your articles?
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Each page is an article in its self
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Thanks Paul! :)
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What do you mean, "where do I submit my articles? For backlinking?
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Well, I know you can submit articles to certain article sites like dmoz.org. I was just curious where you submitted yours, or were you just referring to one of your pages as an article.
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SJB Premium
Ok. I get it now.It is more than submitting articles. Its more about creating relationships with owners of high ranking websites. Simply submitting articles is too vast and rarely gets attention as that is what everyone is doing. I will be doing another tutorial soon on that. Thanks for reading. :)
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Thank you so much! Really helpful information that I will certainly think about whenever I write an article on my sites. I've just started a few weeks ago, but I want to learn all I can about appropriate writing techniques for my sites. Thanks again.
Cheers! Jennifer
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You are very welcome!
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Thanks for the lesson sonia. I will follow your advice from now on.
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Let me know how it goes...:)
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BarryJ Premium
Something new. I'll work on that. Thanks, Sonia.
Barry
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Thomas2011 Premium
That is very helpful, I will start using this with my next post.
Thanks Sonia
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Im so happy that I could help!
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Thanks Sonia
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Very welcome!
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I adore your passion for helping everyone out in such a rewarding way. When I get to my emails I always look for one of yours. Thank you for being such a great help in all our "Online Lives"!
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That is so mice of you to say! It really means a lot to me. Thanks for reading!:)
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Thank you Sonia! Great article! ^_^
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You're welcome! Am following you now!:)
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Great tutorial very useful points you make to and is of help thank you
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Happy I can gelp! Thank you!:)
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Hi Sonia, Nice blog, thank you for the tip. I hope you continue to write. I'll look forward to seeing more tutorials.
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Thanks for reading!
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Hi Sonia, tha is great. Thank you so much. I think this will make such a difference to my posts.
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I'm so happy that I can help!
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Mike1942 Premium
That is excellent advice Sonia, A friend of mine is #1 in Google and he starts every post with "10 ways...", or 11 things..". He has been #1 consistently!
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That's awesome to know!:)
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Sonya this is a really nice job. I love checklists. Congratulations. This could make a big difference.
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You're welcome Dick and I truly hope that it does!:)
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Great tips Sonia. I am going to try this for sure. Thanks for sharing & always best wishes to you.
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Best wishes to you too! Thanks for following me!
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Always something new to learn - thanks so very much! -Kaitly
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You are welcome! I am happy that I taught you something today! :)
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jariko Premium
This sounds really smart i must agree. I plan on giving it a try on my next post and i'm sure positive it will be favorable
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Let me know how it goes for you!
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bjdluna Premium
Thanks for all of this info Sonia! I had no idea about the number in the title. I am kind of confused about whether the article should be long or shorter. How can we find out for sure? If we google google to find out these tips will they give them up or do they make you guess?
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The longer article is better for sure. Between 750 and 2500 words.
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bjdluna Premium
Thanks Sonia, I was afraid that would be the answer.
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Why afraid?
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RickBell57 Premium
Also how do I find top ranking articles besides doing a search and looking at position one...do you know a way to find these? On any topic? Most top ranked articles are because of a website that has been around for ten years!
Or at least that was my understanding....maybe you can help me with this ranking thing. Been here two years writing articles. written 300 and have 4 on position one page one results....! :(
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The secret, apparently is backlinks. Getting people to mention your article on their ranking websites is the key. There is a way to do this that I will be writing about in another tutorial. :)
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RickBell57 Premium
How did you come up with the longer articles ranking better? I've heard the trend was shortening now and even 500 to 1000 is enough to rank well. HMMMM...I know I see others out ranking my longer articles but I know there is way more than just length involved to. Kyle told me to shorten mine up as they were 3000 words. I think it has more to do with outgoing links and value, or interest. In fact, most stop by and are gone before after the first paragraph. Kyle mentions to put a link to WA in first paragraph because of this. Thanks. But I don't agree with longer content. We don't have the time anymore so why would this rank better? Just more words as you say? :)
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Kyle is right. People don't read the entire article. That's why point form is better. Also, statistics are good too. That's why it's important to write stats 2-3 times per month. The thing about shorter articles, less than 500 words most likely won't get backlinked. Those aren't enough words to write quality content. Ending the article with an infographic chart is really good too because reporters love those. Marketers love those as well. That too increases your chances of getting a backlinks.
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Great info for newbies like me.
Thank you Sonia.
Samson.
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You're welcome! Best wishes to you!
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These are great tips! Very straightforward and easy to implement. Thank you.
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Thanks for taking the time to read me! Am following you now!
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Thanks Sonia,
Great info as always!
Michael
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You're welcome! Happy to help!
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RickBell57 Premium
I didn't know that they use a click through....you mean if I have a thousand friends click on my article the rank will improve?
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Yes, absolutely. The more clicks on your link, the better!
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But be careful, the clicks have to be from a google search... Not from your website directly.
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All good points and well done.
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Thanks for reading!:)
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Thanks for the tips! So helpful!
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You're welcome!:)
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this was some great training on getting ranked and with brank comes traffic and so on so thank you all the best Max
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You're welcome! Thanks for following!
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These are great tips, thank you.
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You're welcome! Thanks for reading!
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Thanks for sharing. Awesome tips.
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I am so happy to help. You are welcome!
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