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The ideal length for Posts,Titles & Tags

The ideal length for Posts,Titles & Tags

24 May 2014

Solid research exists to show the value of writing, tweeting, and posting at certain lengths. Twitter’s best practices reference research by Buddy Media about tweet length: 100 characters is the engagement sweet spot for a tweet. A 40-character posts received 86% higher engagement than others on Facebook. Headlines should not exceed 60 characters on Google+,in terms of overall post length, Google+ posts average 156 characters.

We tend to absorb only the first three words and the last three words of a headline. If you want to maximize the chance that your entire headline gets read, keep your headline to six words. The ideal length of a blog post is 7 minutes, 1,600 words. The ideal width of a paragraph is 40-55 characters.

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