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meta descriptions

is there a word limit to meta descriptions?

     
10:59 am on May 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

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HI,

Is there a word limit or a sentence limit to your meta descriptions?

Thank you

1:18 pm on May 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Well ... Google usually uses about 20 to 22 words in their snippets, Yahoo and MSN use up to 26 or 30. If you are clever, you should be able to describe the page in 22 words or less.
2:30 pm on May 7, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Ok, Ill work on it!

Thanks