Has anyone tested long articles vs. short articles on site for rankings?

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  1. bigballin6161

    bigballin6161 Senior Member

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    I keep hearing that articles/posts should be 700 words plus. So do small articles say 300 words hold any weight? I do one big one 1000+ words once a week but if I was able to do smaller ones-say 300 words I would probably update it almost every day. Has anyone tested short articles vs. long articles?
     
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    Longer ones have the chance to pick up on more keywords and phrases then shorter ones. The last time I was really into a site with articles, the majority of my traffic came from keywords and phrases I was not ranking for.
     
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  3. bigballin6161

    bigballin6161 Senior Member

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    I just want to rank my homepage though. Its for local offline business and just want to create fresh content.