I have been trying to look at Hub Metrics more often. In fact, I built a spreadsheet to help me track the Hubs with more dollar signs and the number of words.
I read about the tags and search terms all the time, but what about the length of the Hub? I know content and relevance is king to Google but should I be concern with 500 or 1000 words? I just finished a Hub with 998 words - does it matter that I am technically 2 words short?
I simply need a guide to put my energies in focus to make the hubs as best as they can be.
Gmagoldie there is no hard and fast rule on the number of words, it is only an approximate length that is spoken about.. 998 words is excellent anything more than 700 does catch Google attention and you write excellent stuff so don't worry go ahead and do what you do best.
Personally, I like to keep mine right at about 1200-1300 words, but it really doesn't matter. First, I write out the article in word just so that I can see where I'm at as I'm going. Then I copy and paste it into a hub.
But, if the article is readable and interesting, the number of words doesn't matter. Focus more on writing good content than counting words..
by Marisa Wright2 years ago
Janderson just submitted some great suggestions on this thread:http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/126313#post2666393and I think this one deserves a suggestion post on its own.We're always being told to be discriminating...
by jondav6 years ago
Is there one?Or is there a maximum number of capsules that can be added to any given hub?
by Carolee Samuda4 years ago
I was hub hopping and had to flag a few hubs for being substandard (word count). One hub had exactly 10 words and 2 photos. There should be a way the system prevents you from publishing a hub like that except if it's in...
by Vicki L Hodges5 years ago
I've seen people saying that they are writing longer hubs and getting more traffic. I've always heard at least 300 words up to 800 or so. Have you found an optimal number to shoot for?
by omar ibrahem10 months ago
how many words must be written at least in the hub ?
by Carolyn Blacknall7 years ago
Is hub pages looking for at least 200 or 300 words? Will it be flagged as sunbstandard at a certain limit?Will they ever have a spell checker for forums?
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