When does a Hub become too long??
Is there a right or wrong length to a Hub presentation? Is there a case for no images or do you think images are a MUST have for a Hub...?
Anything shorter than 500 words is not going to impress the spiders. Somewhere around 800 to 1100 is probably better though if you are trying to generate content that provides any kind of significant value to a person actually wanting to learn something on the topic. I realize that many people who are simply writing for clicks will tell you that is a waste of time and that your text should simply be a vehicle to make people want to click off of your article. So, if that's how you approach it, go for it.
Personally, my best hubs as far as traffic and earnings are almost all over 2,000 words, some closer to 4k. So, the real answer to your question is that there isn't really a "right" or "wrong" answer. Just make sure it's over 500 words and that it's genuine and well-written.
As for images, Google likes user friendly content, which means a variety of media types, including photos and videos etc. It all needs to be relevant to the topic, but, if you think about it, common sense dictates that the most informative articles (if you are an unthinking search algorithm spider trying to determine such things) are going to at least appear to be the ones that offer a variety of approaches to the topic.
you know I don't think it is possible for a hub to be to long. I once read an article that was 4 p. long
by Daniele M Robbers 6 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 Sylvia Leong 4 years ago
Can a Hub be too long?Hello! I was just thinking that perhaps the reason my Hub scores are lower than I’d like is that perhaps my Hubs are too long? Many of my Hubs are between 2700 & 3600 words. Are these Hubs too long in terms of what Google wants or HubPages...
by Catherine Kane 6 years ago
Can a Hub be too long?I'm writing a Hub and, as usual, the topic is stretching out longer than I had planned. Is there an outer limit, past which I should break this into a smaller topic?
by Dean Walsh 4 years ago
I'm working on a hub providing a beginners guide to programming languages and its getting quite long - I'm definitely going to hit 2000 words with it and will probably go up to 2500 unless I really make an effort to keep the length down.Is that too long? It seems quite a lot for a single page to me...
by Cardia 6 years ago
I just published my fifth hub! This is the link here: http://cardia.hubpages.com/hub/Tips-for … arage-Sale However, I think it's a bit too long - over 1300 words! I've cut it down as best as I could, without taking out any vital information.What do you think? Is it a decent length, or too...
by bankscottage 6 years ago
How long of a Hub is too long?Hubbers are encouraged to write quality Hubs that are not too short. Can a Hub be too long? How long is too long? I think anything under 500 words would be too short. 800-1500 would be good. Sometimes I get a little chatty and hit 2,000...
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