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What would be the minumum amount of pages to consider a site being an authority site?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by bigballin6161, Jul 17, 2014.

  1. bigballin6161

    bigballin6161 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    As per the title...what would you consider the minimum amount of pages to consider a site to be authority? Would it be niche specific? Lets say in fitness/weight loss.
    20,50,100....?
     
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    To me, an authority site in the search engines is one that ranks for lots of keywords, both high value and low value keywords. For example, dog food advisor is an authority site in the dog food niche because it ranks for lots of keywords in it's niche. Most authority sites have lots of pages, but that is not what defines an authority site in my opinion.
     
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    An authority site is not defined by the amount of pages it has.
     
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    IMO, it's not only the amount of pages/content, but it's the amount of love from SEs and ease of usability to the users, which makes a site authority. And of course, number of pages count, but it also requires constant updating of content with quality. If you stop updating, there are chances that the site may lose authority.

    In short, not just the amount of pages count for me, at least. Don't know for others.
     
  5. dragon5

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    In the hundreds
     
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    The rankings in serp, authority links pointing to it and yes. More than 100 pages.
     
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    Authority of the site is based on multiple things and not alone based on the number of pages. all authority sites have more than 100 pages and not sure about the minimum amount of pages. so most probably, more than 100.
     
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