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Do very short Articles hurt now ?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by Djalminha, Nov 24, 2015.

  1. Djalminha

    Djalminha Regular Member

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    I have a website with 150 Articles between 600 and 2000 Words.

    Now i want to make some singe pages with price comparrison for a single product. If i only write a few Lines about the product and add the price compare tool i will have maybe 50 words of content on the page.

    Will this hurt the ranking from the rest of the site ?
     
  2. Hawkster

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    Yeah there's no problem with using shorter articles. Its natural for sites to have articles of all sizes.
     
  3. Richnhappy

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    Number of words doesn't matter, the stuff inside it matters a lot. Provide an informative article.
     
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  4. mynameisfrankenstein

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    Why would they hurt?

    You think Google can dominate you like that?

    They're just not going to rank.
     
  5. virtualbyron

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    Wrong it can rank, OP you can do that, this week I ranked #2 a 240k MS with only the title and 1 sentence of 20 words (keywords is a famous people name and content a video)
     
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    I meant it's not going to rank on it's own... Anything can rank if you throw enough juice at it.
     
  7. virtualbyron

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    Yes for this one I have build 3 no follow backlinks on popular forum... but 240k MS if OP want rank a longtails I think it goes well

    EDIT: OP try by yourself, build a nice pillar articles and good backlinks on it, and do internal linking to you small articles and see what happen, if low comp you will rank easily
     
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  8. aleks1723

    aleks1723 Junior Member

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    This is natural Bro, you can add sometimes articles with 150 - 300 words. This will not hurt rankings.
     
  9. NicheFox

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    If 50 is all it takes then let it be 50 :) As long as all your posts aren't like that and you have some variation.
     
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    It's becaue you used a video, try and rank with just 20 words.
     
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    It's not about the video, it's about the time the visitors will stay on the page so if OP create a page with 50 words and a comparative reviews tool and the people stay 2 - 3 mins for read, it can rank

    The last week I have rank #1 a 4400 MS with half the longtail with only the H1 title and 0 text content, just few image so it's possible, you just need give value to your visitors, but yes if you have a page saying nothing with 20 words it will not work but why you want rank an empty 20 words page ?
     
  12. danno

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    It's natural for a site to have articles of different lengths and the majority of yours are long so a few short ones here and there certainly won't hurt. I usually have a majority of 500-2000 word articles but I have a few that are about 150-300 words.
     
  13. LoftPower

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    Size does not matter on this. It is nice to have long and short articles on a site.
     
  14. Tosmekop

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    Some say it's not the size that counts.

    ;)
     
  15. kuss77

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    I would say, about 300 min but ideally 500+ words
     
  16. BillTomy

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    Woh...It's great share man :)
     
  17. AirCreative

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    I believe its the content and the value of it that counts. Try reoccuring words and phrases.
     
  18. CrazyBuddy

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    All that the content that looks natural works great...nomatter it is of 100 words or 1000 words
     
  19. SEMWORLD

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    Guys....Great job!! 150 articles are enough amount for a site. Which you are thinking you can do it but here 50 words should me unique and informative. It wouldn't create an impact on ranking. Now just try these then if you fall in any problem then let me know through PM. I'll check it and update you.
     
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    I just sent you a PM with one of my website. Hope you got the the time to check it out. I also sent you my paypal log in's so you can transfer whatever amount you think your time is worth.