Video 3 of the Blogging Answers series responds to a very common question bloggers ask.
How long should my blog post be?
If only I could give you a simple, definite number!
The bottom line is, today's blogging standards are higher. You can't get away with short blog posts anymore, unlike in the early days of blogging.
To be taken seriously, your blog posts have to be on the long side.
However, this doesn't mean arbitrarily aiming for a certain number of words.
There are several factors to consider. Watch the video to see what I mean.
So, "how long should my blog post be" is in fact several questions in one!
And it doesn't have one, easy answer.
I've written blog posts that are anywhere from 850 words to over 10,000 words!
You really have to think about:
How long should your blog post be? That depends ... [VIDEO]
If you think of all those factors, you'll probably end up with a blog post that's at least 1,000 words.
But again, remember, it's not about hitting a specific number of words!
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