As many different answers as there are hubbers.
Somewhere around 300 words seems to be the minimum for HP, and such hubs may be classified as substandard.
A better range might be from about 500 words to around 5000. I prefer to write between 1500 to 3000 word hubs myself, but these are on the long side from what I've seen on HP. Not particularly unusual, but longer than average.
by Nell Rose11 months ago
How many words should an ebook have?For example if you are writing a non fiction book based on someones life. I know some are quite short, and others the length of a published novel, but what is acceptable? Thanks!
by Carolee Samuda5 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 easyspeak8 years ago
I know more the words the better...but can you have too many words in a hub?
by Dan Harmon7 years ago
Along with the Google effect lately I've seen a lot of forum posts about spam, and every time I hub hop it is obvious that there is a lot submitted here of both spam and simply substandard hubs.I would suggest that the...
by Kate Swanson8 years ago
On another thread, a Hubber suggested that if HubPages had a minimum word count, it would prevent some spammers.I know that a very low word count can get a Hub flagged as substandard, but perhaps it's set too low at the...
by Charles James6 years ago
How many words should there be in a novel?I am 8,000 words into a novel, and look to top out around 60,000 I think. Is this too long, too short or what? I am thinking of going down the trad publisher route.
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