SEO content is online content designed to rank in search engines (like Google). Also, content written for SEO is typically optimized around a specific keyword.
And when it comes to search engine optimization, make no mistake:
Content is KEY.
In fact, HubSpot reports that businesses that regularly publish blog posts get 350% more traffic than those that don’t publish content on a regular basis.
Google has even come out and said that content is a SUPER important part of succeeding with SEO. Specifically, they confirmed that “content” is one of Google’s top 3 ranking factors.
And I can speak from firsthand experience that content marketing can help you get LOTS of organic traffic.
The Ideal Blog Post Length for SEO. Research shows that in order to perform well in search engine rankings, all of the content that you post on your blog should contain a minimum of 300 words, however, research shows that posts containing more than 1,000 words rank best with search engines for many reasons. More importantly, according to Forbes, blog posts containing over 1,500 words were over 68% more likely to be shared on Twitter and over 22% more likely to be liked on Facebook compared to shorter posts.