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Title Mirrors Search Terms but no Dice

I just searched the vintage category with the terms "Mother Art Deco Print" and my own listing didn't come up, even though my listing title is Mother Art Deco Nouveau Print Poem 1920s Mothers Day at www.etsy.com/transaction/77952931. Shouldn't my listing show up with those search terms? What am I doing wrong?

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You aren't using the same phrase in your first line of description and in your tags. You need to put it in all three places for it to be more searchable.
I see that listing in the fourth spot in a search for "mother art deco print"...
www.etsy.com/search/vintage?search_submit=&q=mother+art+deco+print&...

Do you see it when you click my link?

(It's true that items that have the search terms in both titles and tags are more relevant, but items that have the terms either place should still appear somewhere in the search results.)
Yes, thank you both. It does seem to be there now. I'll try to be better about using the title in the first line of the description too but it sounds repetitious to me to say the same thing again! I guess we're writing for computers now, not people. Many thanks for your help!
I read here that the description 'phrase repeat' is only useful with a Google search, not on Etsy. I rarely use it in the first line of the description (I don't like the repetition either) and my relevancy is good.

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