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What is a Meta Description and how do I create one?

    A meta description is a concise sentence that appears beneath your course title for individuals using search engines, like Google, to discover a course on platforms such as Alison. It serves as an opportunity to capture the interest of potential learners, providing a brief overview of the course in one or two sentences. When crafting your meta description, consider incorporating SEO strategies, including relevant keywords and phrases. 

    An example illustrates how your meta description (highlighted in red) will be presented on a search engine.

     

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