Use old words when writing for findability

It’s not a new concept, but valid still 10 years on: “Use Old Words When Writing for Findability” by Jakob Nielsen (from 2006, published by the Neilsen Norman Group). This adds to our thoughts about search engine optimisation elsewhere on Creating a WordPress site, i.e. how you can help Google find your blog.

Familiar words spring to mind when users create their search queries. If your writing favors made-up terms over legacy words, users won’t find your site.


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