A good content creator should be able to create content and include the important aspect which is keyword and data-driven insights. Before you submit or publish your content, you need to check its readability score.

This is something most content creators fail to do. If you want your content to rank high on SERPs, then you need to focus more on the readability of the content. Often, two questions are asked concerning readability.

  • How does the readability of my content affect its ranking?
  • Does the search engine have a tool for checking readability?

I will answer the question quickly; the readability of your content affects its ranking. Also, the search engine doesn’t have a feature it uses to check the readability score of content. In this tutorial, I will be discussing readability and why it is important in SEO.

What Does Readability Mean?

Readability is the level to which your audience can read and understand your content. Content with a good readability score means the content can easily be read and understood by many people.

Spending more time on content's readability means your audience will enjoy reading the content. They will spend more time on your site and visitors will easily be engaged.



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Meenaf1 Premium Plus
Thank you for sharing Israel.

That's right!

Even myself when it comes to comments, I read some people's site at least twice until I am able to grasp the information and submit a comment.

Readability and being able to transform the meaning of sentence to the site visitor is important.

Regards,

Meena
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Israel17 Premium
Excellent, Meena! When you write content that's not crystal clear to the audience, it makes no sense at all. You need to start developing the readability of your site. Thanks again!

Israel Olatunji
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Meenaf1 Premium Plus
Sure, I will Israel. Although I am doing my best in my level.
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BMcGrath1 Premium
Thanks for this very detailed tutorial on readability, Israel. Great points there, particularly 7, and I'm all the wiser for it!
Regards
Brendan
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Israel17 Premium
Oh, yes, Brendan! Thanks for appreciating my content's readability tutorial! Much excited! Keep improving your readability level and improve SEO.

Israel Olatunji
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SylviaChrist Premium
That is a great one, Israel! Thank you. I use Grammarly, but it is not always correct.
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Israel17 Premium
Glad you found my readability tutorial helpful, SylviaChrist! That's true, there's no perfection in any tool online; you need to manually check all your work and ensure that they are accurate.

Israel Olatunji
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SylviaChrist Premium
Thank you, Israel! It is helpful!
Blessings, Sylvia
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Thokozile7 Premium
Hi Israel. Thank you for the great training. I shall be applying the tips in my next WA post.
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Israel17 Premium
Good to know, Thokozile7! Glad you found my readability tutorial helpful! Thanks for your valuable contribution!

Israel Olatunji
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OCH3943 Premium
Hi Israel, do you have a hint what is a good readability score from Grammarly? I think when I write, I notice it is only in the 60s range...
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Israel17 Premium
If you've been getting 60+ in all your write-ups on Grammarly, you're on track. I meant, you are doing well. The next move you will make is getting to the 70s range. Thanks for reading!

Israel Olatunji
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OCH3943 Premium
Oh ok. I certainly hope so. 😅 Thanks
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