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    Too much text bad?


    Hey there,

    as we know is text one of the most important onpage factors. Many websites have the problem that they have not enough content to rank for, e.g. just 100 words on one site.

    But is there a problem with too much text? Google says that a site should have mininum 300-400 words to be relevant. But where is the maximum? Is it bad to have too much text? Where is the upper limit?

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    Originally Posted by jan19905
    Hey there,

    as we know is text one of the most important onpage factors. Many websites have the problem that they have not enough content to rank for, e.g. just 100 words on one site.

    But is there a problem with too much text? Google says that a site should have mininum 300-400 words to be relevant. But where is the maximum? Is it bad to have too much text? Where is the upper limit?

    Thanks
    Jan
    It has nothing to do with how much or how little or how many words it is, it has to do the how unique it is and how well it'll server users.

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    I dont believe google have ever put a figure on how much text should be on a page, Matt Cutts or someone may have said something along the lines of x amount is a good length for a article but its never been the case of this page only has 250 words so I must add more. That is stupid because you end up just adding bloat to hit the target figure and does nothing for the page or help you rank.
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