Is This Hub Too Long?

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  1. fcmosher profile image93
    fcmosherposted 5 years ago

    The 10 Worst Stings on Earth -- It got really long and I'm thinking about breaking it up into several smaller hubs. Any suggestions?

    http://fcmosher.hubpages.com/hub/Top-10-painful-stings

  2. psycheskinner profile image83
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    It looks fine to me

  3. fcmosher profile image93
    fcmosherposted 5 years ago

    Thanks --

  4. Writer Fox profile image46
    Writer Foxposted 5 years ago

    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:
    http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/113669#post2418957

    1. fcmosher profile image93
      fcmosherposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Briiliant, WF, thanks. Going now to follow your advice.

    2. fcmosher profile image93
      fcmosherposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      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.

 
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