Selecting good permalinks can improve your SEO and your users’ orientation. It takes only a few seconds and will spare you severe headache later on.
We’re dependent on search engines in two ways: We use them to find the resources we need, and we try to please them so they help us be found. To succeed as writers, we need to excel at both.
Nobody enjoys writing meta descriptions. Their specific length makes them difficult to write, and it often feels like nobody will ever read them. But the effort can pay off.