How long (no of words, paragraphs etc) does an entry have to be to qualify as a hub?
I looked at your two hubs, which are not exactly too short, but anything shorter could be considered sub-standard for a hub on a serious topic. You certainly could make future hubs longer. It is a good idea to insert some images and videos, which is especially important for longer hubs.
For google to even notice your hub it should be at least 500 words. 1000-1500 words is more likely to get a reasonable ranking in google (if there isn't too much competition on your topic.)
Each hub should ultimately have between 1-3 pictures, several paragraphs (each in a seperate capsule), links, a news box (this makes your hub appear fresh to google) as well as some interactive things such as a poll or quiz. A video is also great since it keeps people on your page longer.
Quality not quantity - some hubbers spend hours on one hub!
I've written a hub on it called - How to write quality hubs fast. Might be an idea to check it out.
All my high earners are at least 1200 words, most are higher. I tend to aim for between 1300 and 1800 for my main articles, and around 600 and 1000 for my lead in articles.
by Don W 9 years ago
Hi, still new, still learning. Quick question.Is there a rule of thumb for an ideal hub length or for splitting a hub into two seperate parts?
by Mahaveer Sanglikar 6 years ago
Does large Hubs attract more visitors than smaller ones?
by Robert Lodge 4 years ago
I am in the middle of drafting a hub but am finding it to be getting quite long with a lot I still want to include. Is there a recommended (or actual) maximum length that a hub can be and is there a precedent for dividing into multiple linked parts?Many thanks,Rob
by Brian Leekley 4 years ago
In their teachings on writing stellar hubs, the HubPages staff has sometimes said that an ideal hub is 1,500 words long and has sometimes said that an ideal hub is 1,150 words long. Numerous hubs by hubbers on hubbing have recommended that a hub should be at least circa 400 to 500 words long, at...
by Lena Kovadlo 5 years ago
If a hub is not featured does that mean that it doesn't get any search engine traffic from Google or other search engines?
by Dan Harmon 7 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 following rules apply to the first 5 (or 10 or 20?) hubs by any new...
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