Abraham Lincoln once said "A man's legs should be long enough to reach from his hips to the ground."
I think the same is true of hubs - there is no one right size.
That said, if you are seeking good Google ratings, I've heard that 500 words is a minimum, and 1500 excellent.
It's more important that a hub be clear and well organized. My capsules tend to be 3 to 5 paragraphs long. And a hub could be one to six capsules.
Poetry and fiction are a totally different story. I suggest you read, and then measure the length and understand the structure of your favorite hubs.
Well,It depends on topic but 500 words about anything would be great
by Pamela Kinnaird W7 years ago
A very kind soul noticed a month ago that I need to learn how to break up my text with photos or something between the paragraphs when my text is long. She explained how to do it. I tried and couldn't grasp...
by Sophia Heresford8 years ago
Is there an optimal hub length? I'm trying to get a feel for how much content works best in this format.Thanks!Sophia
by Josen5 years ago
Hi,I'm new to Hubpages. How long should a Hub article be? word count for example? minimum/maximum?thanks!
by Johanna Anderson6 years ago
I am wondering what the ideal length is for a successful hub. Any feedback would be appreciated.
by Person of Interest3 years ago
How long should one wait before declaring a hub dead traffic-wise and deleting/moving it?This is premised on the assumption that the thing has already been tweaked and updated to death.1 year?2 years?3 years?4 years?5...
by Rebecca Mealey4 years ago
Not enough meat and potatoes here for a full-blown Hub about, but I am finding that breaking Hubs with long text in capsules up and making new text capsules seems to be helping sleeper Hubs come back to life....
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