Ebooks & Studies

Word Count Trends in Software & Technology Articles [Data Study]

Written by Justin McKinley

After analyzing 1.6 million+ bylined articles in Software & Technology via our VoiceGraph index, we found a continuing trend toward longer articles. In the period from 2014-2019, the percentage of all long-form articles (those over 1,500 words) had the highest rate of growth. Articles over 3,000 words more than doubled.

Download our ebook to see more data insights on:

  • 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 Software & Technology categories?
  • What are the typical article word counts in the Software & Technology industry?
  • How does Software & Technology compare to other industries?
  • How have Software & Technology article word counts changed?

Word count ranges studied:

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

 

 

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

 

 

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.

[if lte IE 8]
[if lte IE 8]
[if lte IE 8]
[if lte IE 8]