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Like it or not, all digital writers - including journalists and news editors - need to worry about SEO (search engine optimisation). Simply put, a few tweaks to your article metadata can help your post appear higher up in search engine results.

Use this list of five essential tips from Trint to achieve exactly that and drive traffic to your website or blog.

“Put simply: search engines work for the people. They honour content that is easily found, navigated and digested - but only if it’s still truthful and relevant," it reads.

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