I know the importance of meta descriptions within SEO but I’d look like a hypocrite if I said I know SEO without a good meta description for my very own site. If you searched for me and this site came up, you likely saw:
I want you to see:
Meta descriptions are those few sentences underneath a URL in a page you’ve just searched for. They’re like breadcrumbs leading up to the site you want to go to yet I can’t even make my own work!!! (Exaggerated exclamation points made in anger.)
Matt Cutts to the rescue.
Maybe I haven’t made a big enough pothole in the information superhighway for Google or Bing to put in what I want my meta description to be. It’s frustrating but I’m relieved to see it here:
I hope search engines put it in their result pages one of these days as well.
Thanks for reading,
PS. If you read this post and know how to fix my problem involving meta descriptions, don’t be a stranger and please let me know.