I am currently half way through a review I am doing on 5 different products and already have nearly 3000 words.

How many words are to many or is there no such thing as to many as long as they are informative, helpful and original?

Thanks,

Mark

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tsimons76 Premium Plus
Hi, guys.

Frow what I think I understand. We should be looking at the competition. You do want your content to be longer.
It's probably best to cut and paste the direct competitors content in to Word to do a word count. With Google it does prove in your best interest to go a bit over what they did.
I'm sure most of us have seen or hear about the Page ReWriter AI tool?
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DianeScorpio Premium
Hi - Google loves long content, it shows you are an authority on your subject. Just make sure it is broken up into smaller paragraphs with lots of subheadings and images.

Use a table of contents so that readers can jump straight to what they want to read.
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Apples64 Premium
Thanks Diane. Table of contents is something I never even thought of. I like that!!
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tsimons76 Premium Plus
Totally agree. We don't want to overwhelm our readers or discourage them from reading further.

It is best to limit ourselves to 2-3 sentences before adding in a space. Example: Love above these three lines of text.
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Dhind1 Premium
Too many words is when you feel that you are forcing out some text when you do not need to. Your reader will feel the same way.

If you are writing and it still feels good, and your information is valuable to your reader, then it is not too many words.

It can be helpful to go back and read your text out loud and or ask someone to do it for you. (There are text to speech programs for this).

I tend to write and write - then I go back and edit and find I can clean up long sentences sometimes.

But for a review - as long as you are still giving out quality information - it is not too long.

Make sure there are photos in there to break up the reading
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Apples64 Premium
Some great pointers there Alexander. Thanks for this.
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GeoffreyC1 Premium
It is really down to whether your reader can be bothered to read it or not. I know that I often look at articles and if they are very long then I don't even bother starting to read it.
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Apples64 Premium
Yeah I am kind of along the same line Geoff
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JeffreyBrown Premium
You're probably nearing enough, Mark, but use as many as you need!

Jeff
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Apples64 Premium
Thanks Jeff, I finished it at just under 3,000!
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JeffreyBrown Premium
You're very welcome, Mark! Well done!

Jeff
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