Today almost every person is using the internet for some reason or the other. You might have seen a lot of content material published online in the form of blog posts, emails, letters, promotional content, Facebook posts and much more.
Have you ever wondered the ideal length of these content materials?
Have a look at the following points that will help you know about the ideal lengths of the various content matter.
- The ideal length of a tweet is 100 characters
When it comes to seeking advice about the length of the tweet, you might think whether to trust or not? What about Twitter itself?
According to the research of Twitter by Buddy Media, 100 characters is the ideal length of a sweet tweet. The Tweets are actually limited to 140 characters because of which they can be consumed easily even through mobile text messages. Also, make sure that the same research resulted that the Tweets shorter than 100 characters tend to get a higher rate of engagement by 17%.
The tweets of length 71-100 are known as the medium length tweets for a person to speak something valuable and engaging.
- The ideal length of a Facebook post is less than 40 characters.
Are you surprised? Actually yes, forty characters are not at all much longer. In Jeff Bullas report, 40 acts as a magic number. He measured the posts depending upon the “like” rate and the comment rate. Moreover, a Facebook post of 40 characters gets 86% higher engagement and the ones with 80 characters receives 66% higher involvement.
Moreover, many different studies have proven that the shorter the posts, the better they are.
- The ideal length of Google+ headline is less than 60 characters
People like you who post their content on Google+ want to maximize their readability and appearance of the posts. This is the main reason why headlines are kept short and crisp. An ideal headline must not exceed 60 characters. Talking about the overall length of the post, the average characters are considered to be 156.
- The ideal length of a headline is 6 words
If you are posting a headline with the main motive of increasing readability, make sure that your headline doesn’t exceed 6 words. Yes, six-word headlines are rare and also, very hard to write. If you are unable to cut down your title to six words, you may still make an adjustment accordingly.
- The ideal length of a blog post is 7 minutes, 1600 words
One thing that must be kept in mind and thought over is how long the readers can stick to the article. This means that the ideal length would the one that people read, but, according to medium’s research, the ideal length of the blog post is about 7 minutes. And, the ideal length in terms of words is around 1600 words.