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.

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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 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