How much content do webpages need to rank with search engines?

How many words should each page of your website have to rank with search engines?

It’s a common and fair question asked by business owners and answered by SEO Specialists with a variety of different thoughts, experiences and results on this.

So here’s some clarity to make it easier to understand.

As a general rule of thumb, if your website pages contain 300 words or less on them, search engines consider them light or thin.
And a lack of content on your website hurts your rankings.

•• Ultimately shoot to have between 500-700 words on each page of your website, so it ranks with search engines.

Other quick tips How much content do webpages need to rank with search engines?
• Avoid using Welcome in your page title. No one searches for Welcome, and this is valuable SEO and marketing real estate for your business, prospects and website
• Always write for your audience not to meet a word count or to meet SEO
• Ensure the name of the page and content on each website page relates to the topic and content on that website page

Still unsure of how many words you need on your web pages to rank with search engines?

That’s okay. For more copywriting, content writing and small business marketing tips check out the other blogs or contact us at Creative Copywriting & Content Solutions.

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