July 31, 2019
Hannah Brenner

What does word count really mean for content curation

How many words should you be writing when creating content for your business? 

It depends. 

A good rule of thumb is to create content that is at least 500 words. However, word count actually isn't the most important aspect!

Search Engine Journal said that creating backlinks is actually the most important goal and, "Creating the most interesting article (with data, case studies, examples, research, and insights) will make the most promising backlink target."

Revisiting Word Count in 2019

Answer Search Intent Effectively by Starting Your Article with the Most Important Information Ahrefs’ advice on content length: “Don’t shoot for a particular word count — just make sure you cover a topic in full.How Articles Rank in 2019: Satisfying Intent, Ap

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