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Tags Reduced from 250 to 25

Readers Benefit from Detailed Tags, Search Engine Rank Does Not.

25 FixturesCloseUp Tags July 6 2013I hate TAGS. Or at least I think I hate TAGS. Those familiar with FixturesCloseUp know that I slice, dice and parse posts with CATEGORIES, INDEX PAGES, PINTEREST BOARDS, and in the first 6 months of 2013 expanded classifications to over 250 TAGS as Part 1 of this experiment. But SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and total traffic did not improve. So since FixturesCloseUp is also a laboratory for Social Media experimentation (and since neither WordPress not other SEO experts could or would comment), I have cut back radically on TAGS to measure the effect over the next 6 months. You will still be able to find all the segregated and sorted posts under INDEX PAGES, PINTEREST BOARDS and by KEYWORD SEARCH. Just not by TAG. Check Back next January 1 to get a report on the effect of 250 TAGS vs 25 TAGS on a 2,500-post, niche Retail Fixture Blog.

For a related subset of FixtureCloseUp stats posts see…
Do Tags Hurt or Help Online SEO?” (Part 2)
Fixtures Close Up Pinterest Rank Scores
Proof Complex Tags Reduce SEO“ (Part 1)
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For the Fixtures Close Up Statistics Index Page see…
Retail Fixtures Statistics Index Page