Why are there so many of them out there? I'm not a big fan of really long hubs - I lose concentration fast. They seem like a huge waste of time, but that's just me. I'm talking 4000 word hubs etc.
HubPages has a program for such articles. I think these articles fall under the 'Flagship' category. Info can be found in the FAQ's I think
If I had something to say that was that long I would split it into three or four hubs, it makes more sense because you could earn more from four hubs than one long one, I'd say 1000 words in a hub is a decent length.
I have a Hub of nearly 4000 words, and it's my most viewed. Whether people actually read it all the way through is a different matter, of course
I haven't written a Hub that long....yet.
It may be that type of Hub presents a value quite high in readers eyes. They may bookmark it and come back to it often, reading 'sections' of it per view.
Not sure, just hazarding a guess here. Will know when more Hubbers like Camlo above come along and comment that have hubs that long.
Possible, but I think shorter Hubs are generally better to hold a casual reader's interest. As I say, I don't know if my viewers really care to read the Hub right through. It certainly has few comments for the amount of traffic it gets, if that's anything to go by.
Yes, I think that's the best way - my long one was just fun to write.
My longest hub brushes on 3,000 words. I didn't write it for people with short attention spans, I wrote it for fun and for those with an interest in the subject. My sales hubs, on the other hand, are written in a totally different manner.
I'd put it this way: Hub length should be appropriate to the subject, and the intended reader.
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