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Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by pathart, Jan 5, 2012.

  1. pathart

    pathart Senior Member

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    number 2 in my opinion is the best
     
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  2. WizIMS

    WizIMS Power Member

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    This is gonna take 3 seconds, please answer:

    Which do you prefer as a blog post:

    1)A long post (Just like others) with long paragraphs

    2)A very short, straight to the point post. (Will miss some easy introduction)

    3)A very short post, with collapsed.. e.g. : (Same as number 2, but with more introduction option..)

    Bla bla bla bla bla
    bla bla
    If you don't know how to bla click here (Clicking here will expand some introduction under this)
    continue bla bla bla



    If you have some time. Can you please tell me what would you like to see in a internet marketing related website? (The one in my signature) and if you have any suggestions for it?

    * I'm not trying to promote my website, I'm getting enough traffic and I won't risk my bhw account for some traffic!
     
  3. purewealthinc

    purewealthinc Regular Member

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    It depens if you are targetting a new comers readers for your blog.. I mean newbies, i must say long post works perfectly..

    If you have a pros blog readers or subscibers, well option (2) is a good choice.. A very short, straight to the point post. (Will miss some easy introduction)

    Hope that helps!
     
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  4. IKbentim

    IKbentim Power Member

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    I prefer 1. but what i prefer is a small intro and afterwards i can decide if i want to read the rest of the article.
     
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  5. WizIMS

    WizIMS Power Member

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    That first post bug is annoying as hell

    Thanks guys, waiting for more responses
     
  6. BlueZero

    BlueZero Power Member

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    Option number 2 for sure.
     
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  8. bhstudent

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    When trying to rank with keyword, long post is the way to go.
     
  9. jairathnem

    jairathnem Power Member

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    I prefer 1.

    if the introduction is made catchy it decreases the site's bounce rate ;)
     
  10. scorpion king

    scorpion king Senior Member

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    Option 2 straight to the point.

    While on Internet Marketing website i like to see latest IM related news like "Google penalises Chrome", etc., It should be updated daily.
     
  11. Umbrella Corporation

    Umbrella Corporation Newbie

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    Option 2, BUT if the post involves some very easy topics, like enabling cookies, please go for Option 3.

    Eg: blah blah blah
    (if you don't know how to enable your cookies, please click here)
    blah blah blah
     
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    jiipodd Registered Member

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    Option 2, straight to the point.

    However, I wouldn't worry too much about the length of the post - some topics just require longer text, even if you shave all the fluff out and go straight to the point. I am against dumbing down content for the lowest common denominator.
     
  13. AutoBlogger

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    I prefer 1
     
  14. Digital_Man

    Digital_Man Registered Member

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    number 1. wordy just seem and feels better to me.