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Word Count Trends in Home & Garden Articles [Data Study]

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After analyzing 200,000+ bylined articles in Home & Garden via our VoiceGraph index, we found a shift toward longer articles happening more rapidly than in other industries. In the period from 2014-2019, the percentage of all long-form articles (those over 1500 words) had the highest rate of growth — more than tripling — while the shortest articles (those 300-600 words) dropped significantly.

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  • Which word count ranges get 3x more traffic than others?
  • Which word count ranges had the least number of “0 shares” on social media?
  • What is the distribution of articles in Home & Garden categories?
  • What are the typical article word counts in the Home & Garden industry?
  • How does Home & Garden compare to other industries?
  • How have Home & Garden article word counts changed?

Word count ranges studied:

  • 300-600
  • 601-900
  • 901-1200
  • 1201-1500
  • 1501-2000
  • 2001-3000
  • 3000+


Download Our Home & Garden Word Count Study


Also see: Word Count Trends in 25+ Industries: VoiceGraph Data Study of 24,600,000+ Articles




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About the author

Justin McKinley

Justin McKinley is the Head of Content at ClearVoice. He has led national editorial teams, online and offline campaigns, and influencer partnerships at Fortune 100 companies, including TimeWarner and AT&T. Follow him on LinkedIn.