Search Engine Optimization (SEO) - Magic Number Is 1,500 Words (different story in real life)
Jane Genova: Speechwriter - Ghostwriter
JANUARY 27, 2016
The search engine optimization (SEO) mandate has become 1,500 words. That what editors now require, incidentally for the same fee-per-article that used to cover 1,000 words. That's the gospel according to search engines. No wonder Twitter is developing a long form option. That's what help-wanted ads for digital content specify. That's what on my own digital sites gets the highest rankings on Google.