More tags is usually good - if you click a tag you'll get taken to a page full of hubs with that tag. If you can get on the first page of that tag Google will index it and it's a good backlink for your hub. For that reason you should avoid common tags like "cars" or "house".
After about 25 tags you'll get a warning message at the top of your hub I believe. But many writers use anywhere up to that number.
Thanks for the info, i may need to put more tags up myself!
WryLit, thanks for your help...I had no idea about Google Indexing.
Thank You, that helps a lot. I have always been curious about how tags affect traffic to your hubs. I normally put around 10, sometimes 15, tags on each hub, but I never knew if that was too much.
The original instruction I was given by Maddie(staff member)-
Hubs that have up 1500 words can use 9-15 keywords/tags (20 max(this is a leeway), but anything over that would be flagged for excessive keywords/tags.
Hub that have over 1500+ words can use 40 keywords/tags maximum(there is no leeway on the upper end).
However, since the Google Panda hit, no staff member has made any remarks with regards to changing the original statement by Maddie. So, I am going out on a limb to say that they are still in place as stated above.
I hope that helps.
I put 10-15 tags (10 being a good amount) on my Hubs. I believe it's a good enough guideline for me.
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