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Is there a minimum word count for a hub?

  1. Doctor Kristy profile image90
    Doctor Kristyposted 6 years ago

    Is there a minimum word count for a hub?

    I have a picture tutorial on how to do something, and it looks quite short... it only has around 100 words, and 4 pictures. But that's really all it needs. Any more would just be adding words for the sake of adding words. Is that alright, or should I not publish it?

  2. Sanjida Alam profile image79
    Sanjida Alamposted 6 years ago

    As far as I know, articles having less than 500 words are considered substandard. I would like to know if I am wrong.

  3. networmed profile image59
    networmedposted 6 years ago

    I'm not sure the minimum number of words. Are there any errors when you attempt to publish it?

    Probably adding an introduction explaining in-depth what it is all about, anything like that, just like telling stories to your friends.

    I'm sure it will reach over 500 words if that's the minimum as Sanjida Alam posted.

  4. bmcoll3278 profile image76
    bmcoll3278posted 6 years ago

    sometimes a hub may have a hard time reaching 500 words.  From my research on how to write hubs that get read. What I found over and over is this.  A hub or article should be between 500 and 600 words. This will make it long enough to be informative and entertaining ,But not too long . People on-line are looking for info or entertainment, and do not want to spend the time reading something to long.
    I think a hub is judged on content, and number of words would only be looked at if the hub had nothing of value ,or is nothing but an affiliate ad. If I am wrong please let me know.

  5. profile image0
    kelleywardposted 6 years ago

    I think the minimum is 500 words because that is considered searchable and readable. In other words, there is a higher chance your hub will get noticed by search engines if the hub has at least 500 words.

 
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