Is a 4000 word hub too long?
I have written a hub on a specific subject but it has ended up being 4000 words long. It is pretty detailed and there isn't really a way to cut it down. I did a few searches and there isn't much else written on the topic and nothing that covers it as thoroughly. I am just wondering if it is way too long and people will not read it. I normally write around 1200 - 2000 words.
too long hubs are pretty much a mess for people who read it.. I suggest an average of 2000 words is the best
follow what hubpages suggested - 1250 words, 3 pics, and 2 unique capsules. IMHO, 2000+ words make you readers get eye tiredness. CMIIW
Thank you for your answers. Can't really see how to edit it down at the moment so have to think on it.
It is okay, don't worry if you feel 4000 words are right. Some hubs are longer than yours. It is better to read a single article on a subject concerned than to surf the entire google page.
In my opinion, 4000 words is way too long for an article on HubPages.
Personally, if had that much to write about a particular topic, I would cover it by writing about four or five separate hubs.
Just post it for a few months see how it goes, my longer hub is my most viewed hub and that's 3142 words, but it's a 100 list so that's a bit different. I've been meaning to expand on it though as it's not explained much and I was suggested to by a good writer.
I posted it and it has had 32 views in five days so will see how it goes. Is there anyway we can see how long people stay on a hub for? I was thinking that could help see how much people are reading.
Ahh ok, well just keep it and promote it a little bit. Urm, don't think so, but I haven't really looked into it personally. I think you can with google analytics
If this is an in depth answer and there's no fluff in it, keep the length. Google actually biases toward in depth answers to questions in search results, assuming it doesn't come up as spammy.
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