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Is Longer Article Better?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by dingdong, Aug 1, 2011.

  1. dingdong

    dingdong Junior Member

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    Does size matter? (forgive the pun :) )
     
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    Lalalaenhund Power Member

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    Well, yes.
     
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  3. BENNY8877

    BENNY8877 Supreme Member

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    I aim for over five-hundred words personally.
     
  4. izerman

    izerman Registered Member

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    Are you just trying to get your post count up?

    or am i too tired to see how this fits into the thread? lol

    /Izerman
     
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  5. dingdong

    dingdong Junior Member

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    maybe he's just trying to increase his size u know ;)
     
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    ┼blackrat┼ Senior Member

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    Tigerfaith is a proactive helpful poster:

    http://www.blackhatworld.com/blackhat-seo/search.php?searchid=16229545

    Maybe he is just trying to pm someone. Beware.


    The articles... 500 words - with one picture properly tagged.
     
  7. DeviantSpy

    DeviantSpy Newbie

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    Longer articles will generate more keywords I think.

    Correct me if I am wrong :eek:
     
  8. illiacus

    illiacus Registered Member

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    Because this post is so relevant to the OP's question. Are you just trying to get your post count up?

    or am i too tired to see how this fits into the thread? lol

    I like to use 500-1000 word articles all depending on what it is to be used for. I use shorter articles for more general information and longer articles if I feel the need to explain something in detail.

    I agree with DeviantSpy that the longer the article is the more LSI keywords you can fit in there; pleasing both visitor and bots.
     
  9. homenet

    homenet Power Member

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    It all depends what you aiming for really. In terms of seo though, longer articles (between 500 - 1000 words) seem to rank easier, in my experience anyway.
     
  10. Cad01

    Cad01 Regular Member

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    Hi, i agree especially now after panda the more content the better, i use min. 500 words for normal posts and 1000(+) for bigger more detailed subjects and like they said you will rank for long tail keywords that you would not expect.
     
  11. lethbridge

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    I have recently seen a huge number of links coming to some sites I monitor that are from 'microblogs' and the articles are only about 100 words long. They appear to be some sort of microblog network (maybe someone here knows which one) where each of the domains is unique and allows the autoposting of very short articles with one or two text links.

    Since text links are not my thing, I have no idea if there is some sort of article network like that, but that is how it appears at first glance.

    So the length of the article surely depends on where it is submitted or posted to.
     
  12. seo001

    seo001 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    yes.. i am having good results with 750+ words article rather than having 250 words articles.

    Panda made me to add more content :(
     
  13. dingdong

    dingdong Junior Member

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    I LOVE YOU GUYS. (no homo) This forum is great cause you can ask a question and you will get a good solid discussion going. As opposed to another forum *cough cough* where some pimple-faced-socially-inept-virgins-who-make-300-a-day-and-think-that-gives-them-the-right-to-be-dickheads will try to flame you for asking a question that's not "advanced enough".
     
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    No. The keywords' density is key, not the size of the article...