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Web Accessibility: Headings and Section Titles

According to Wikipedia, Web Accessibility refers to the inclusive practice of removing barriers that prevent access to websites by people with disabilities. When sites are correctly designed, developed and edited, all users have equal access to information and functionality.

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community whose mission is to lead the Web to its full potential. They have published Four Principles of Accessibility: Perceivable, Operable, Understandable, and Robust (POUR). You can read more about those standards and you can contact W3C directly for more information. Continue reading Web Accessibility: Headings and Section Titles

Site Titles and Taglines

Site titles and taglines can make or break a site. Let’s just say you have a blog page and that it shows up in search results, now what? You probably want people to pick your site from the list right?

Well it’s not as easy as just hoping it automatically finds readers who like it and waves them over to tell them a story. The image displayed below is a screenshot of the ClarkWP site title and tagline displayed when searched via the web.

tag and taglineThe title itself is simple and the tagline is descriptive and interesting. It makes readers curious about what the students are saying. In short– it works.
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7 Easy Steps To Creating a Best Selling Title for a Blog Post

Good content is important but, if no one is reading it, it’s all for not! Writing best selling blog post titles is as important as writing the content itself. That may seem like a bold statement, but I believe it is true. Consider it yourself.

What are you more likely to read, “Writing Better Blog Titles” or ” 5 Easy Steps to Creating a Best Selling Title for Your Next Blog Post” or ” Go Viral by Creating A Best Selling Blog Post in 5 Easy Steps”? I know I would choose to read one of the last two if I was given the options.

Most people don’t have a lot of time, and they want to take in information that they can easily digest and then put into practice immediately. So, when you post a title that gives clear parameters and suggests that the reader can get information that can quickly resolve an issue,  then they are all over that. Continue reading 7 Easy Steps To Creating a Best Selling Title for a Blog Post