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What's the best lenght for my blog articles?

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by dustineyes, May 26, 2015.

  1. dustineyes

    dustineyes Registered Member

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    Hi guys, i am starting a blog in couple of days in health niche (not the weight loss or those popular ones), which means, articles would have to be right on spot with content. Given that articles will be of the highest quality, i have no clue what would be the best lenght for those articles. How many words should they have, or better, under which word count i shouldn't be going. Thanks!
     
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    I would say you want them long enough to get good info but short enough to keep interest. I say 300 to 500 words.
     
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    If you would prefer to rank a hell of a lot easier stick with 700-1100 articles for authority purposes.

    Dont even try to keep them short any more as viewers as well as search engines prefer to become attracted to longer, more in depth articles that simply serve a purpose other than being keyword stuffed.

    For an authority site, you will rank better and for more broad micro niche latently semantic optimized indexing and algorithmatic blasting.
     
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    I agree with both of the last answers. If you're going for an seo article and targeting specific keywords I'd go 750 ish at a minimum. Longer articles perform better in the SERPS and give more potential for long tail terms.

    It's likely (and advisable) to have content that is there entirely for the user too. Those articles should be just long enough to get the point across. So if it's 300 fine. In other words, I wouldn't bulk out articles with useless crap to hit a word count.
     
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    LOL longer articles are better for SEO...nice one.

    OP the article length does not matter that much except you don't want to be lower then 350( it looks empty ), also I would avoid very long articles except if you are in a niche where you need to write long articles.

    Keep your article on point and interesting to the readers.
     
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    There is no such thing as best length for an article. It is the quality of the content and the way it is presented, understand your audience first.
     
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    I agree with above point and all others since Google rank your article if its being created interesting. It leads your clients to next point.

    In my experience, at least 1500 words is a good target. This isn't a steadfast rule - you'll need to adjust this target to fit the niche that you're in.
     
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    It depends on what you are trying to accomplish with the content. Remember that readers typically loose interest
    in long articles that aren't broken into sections with media in-between paragraphs. People are always looking for the
    magic number for stuff like this and it doesn't exist. :)

    Focus on bringing unique value to your content rather that length and fillers. Facts, bullet points, and LSI friendly vocabulary
    is going to help you Dustin. Personally, I have always liked 600-800 word articles, but that's just a personal preference.
     
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    this.

    Some people want to stick with long article in order to benefit in SEO, but that is a disadvantage in user experience
     
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    Just make the articles 500+ words and interesting and readable. And also add few good images and you will be good to go.! :)
     
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    Thanks guys! Your replies are very helpful, i think i figured out how those articles should look like. Thank you again!
     
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    Make the content with 300-500 words. it is the best length for an article. Include one or two images in it and add infographics also.
     
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    First of all You can create the blog so that beginning in blog more than article and you can use the magazine theme.After the set of theme you can posting in your website.So that in post of beginning in your post of maximum 300-500 words post.

    After some times marketing of your blog so that slowly slowly more posting in your blog. So that clients are attractive and follow them. After starting the blog management and posting so that maximum 700-1000 words in your post and this post in your blog So that clients are very attractive but this post is informative.

    You can create blog and blog management is your work so that 700-1000 words one post in you add in the blog per week. So that very easy manage and after some time fix length of word 700-1000 words posting per week
     
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    Just make the articles 500+ words and interesting.
     
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    Genrally most of people more than work of content writing in SEO market. So that best length of the content 400-500 words. And you can advice your writer, less words in the content and more than information so that clients are attract your content and not feeling of moodless.

    Some time clients are reading of more length of content so client feel the moodless so that my best advice that less words and more than information in your contents.So that easily clients are reading of your content and in this content take the information of the content.

    And best length of 400-500 words in your content.
     
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    mate 450 + to 500 words with unique content is best for blog
     
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    Best length of the content is 400-500 words with unique content. it is best for blog and also include some images for make it best.
     
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    Random is the answer - no suspicion or anything. Some days 400-500 while other days 700-1400. Product reviews need to be above >1,000
     
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