What’s the Ideal Length of your Post?

Great information Nicholas.

Nicholas C. Rossis

Abraham Lincoln, giant Abraham Lincoln, giant

In other words, how long is long enough? Now, now, my dear readers, please take your mind off the gutter. I’m simply referring to the ideal length of a social media post – any social media post.

Abraham Lincoln was asked, “How long should a man’s legs be in proportion to his body?” He famously replied, “Long enough to reach from his body to the ground.” Similarly, a post should be long enough to grab a reader’s attention. But just how long is that?

Once again, science comes to the rescue. Buffer, one of the more helpful applications I use, posted a research on the ideal length of everything online. Here are its findings, in a handy bullet list:

  • The ideal length of a tweet is 100 characters. Yes, you have a whooping 140 at your disposal, but science says you don’t need to use them…

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One response to “What’s the Ideal Length of your Post?

  1. Thank you for reblogging, I’m glad you found it useful! 🙂

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