One of the most frequently asked questions under the blogging topic is how long should your blog posts be? Personally my average is around 500-1000 words, and I won’t go below 300 words.
Generally speaking, the more content you have the more ways that Google can find ways to rank you, and the more likely it is you’ll rank well in the Google search against your competition.
The More Content The Merrier?
The question is how many words for a blog post is optimal for SEO (search engine optimization)? Many SEO professionals and experts would agree that Google favors long blog posts that are 2500+ words long. If you research the data, most blogs that rank on page 1 have 2500+ words, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do well with shorter posts too.
My Experience – Longer Isn’t better
I’ve been blogging for only about a year, so I don’t claim to be some huge expert, but I can share with you what I’ve learned along my journey. When I first started blogging, I always aimed for 1000+ words minimum, and many times I wrote over 2000+ words.
What I have discovered though is that these READ MORE