The 10 Worst Stings on Earth -- It got really long and I'm thinking about breaking it up into several smaller hubs. Any suggestions?
Your Hub is 4,600 words. One of my best Hubs for Google traffic (on poetry) is over 10,000 words. A Hub is only too long if it is boring. Even short Hubs can be boring. Your Hub isn't boring.
A longer Hub has more opportunities to be found for more search terms and for search terms you weren't knowingly targeting.
I would suggest, however, that you add a Table of Contents after the first paragraph and use major keywords for the anchor text in the on-page links. It's great for SEO and your viewers will appreciate the index, too.
If you don't know how to do a Table of Contents, see this forum thread:
Briiliant, WF, thanks. Going now to follow your advice.
I added a table of contents. It's a fair amount of work but it was cool to learn a new skill. Also cool to scroll through the source code -- the DNA of the internet! Thanks again.
by Janet21 9 years ago
My latest hub is almost 1400 words. Is that too long? Is it difficult to read? Let me know what you think. Thanks!http://hubpages.com/hub/Thomas-the-Tank … er-Railway
by Daniele M Robbers 4 months ago
what factors help you decide if a hub is too long? I know different styles of hubs based on topics and what not help determine how long it is going to be. I worry about what is to many words though.
by Krystal 5 years ago
Do you think a hub can be too long?
by Robert Lodge 4 years ago
I am in the middle of drafting a hub but am finding it to be getting quite long with a lot I still want to include. Is there a recommended (or actual) maximum length that a hub can be and is there a precedent for dividing into multiple linked parts?Many thanks,Rob
by Claire 3 years ago
Is a 4000 word hub too long?I have written a hub on a specific subject but it has ended up being 4000 words long. It is pretty detailed and there isn't really a way to cut it down. I did a few searches and there isn't much else written on the topic and nothing that covers it as thoroughly. I am...
by .josh. 7 years ago
If the URL to one of your hubs is too long, is there a way to get a shorter one?The URL for one of my hubs is too long to link from another site, so I'm just wondering if there's a way I can shorten it? (And preferably still be able to use my referral tracker.)
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