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Big vs. smaller content site

 9:03 am on Jul 19, 2008 (gmt 0)

Big vs. smaller content site


I start a website now, and I plan to keep adding content to my website, or let other webmasters distribute their content on my website.

I want to ask a question that the big content site or the smaller one which one is better?

The big site, for example: news portal like website, and the smaller like a personal blog.

Which one is better for readers and search engine?

By the way, which one is better to use for earning money from adsense?



 11:50 am on Jul 19, 2008 (gmt 0)

IMHO, it's all relative. If you have a small site with quality content, it will do far better than a large site with irrelevant/meaningless or repetitive content. And the resverse also holds true. I am sure statistics will back me up.



 1:07 pm on Jul 19, 2008 (gmt 0)

u mean the content is more important than whether site is big or small?

how to define good content?


 1:22 pm on Jul 19, 2008 (gmt 0)

I define good content as content that is:

1. Original
2. Well written
3. Interesting
4. Of value

Whether it's on a site with one page or a million pages doesn't matter. If it's got those 4 things it'll never let you down.


 9:22 am on Jul 20, 2008 (gmt 0)

Does article or content must be longer in order to attract search engine?

I had a website indexed thousands of pages on Google, and it ranled 270,000 on Alexa, although I didn't promote it harder because search engine keeps index the articles.

So there's a question, the advantage of a big website is able to indexed more pages on Google? U see my article directory has only 18 back links, and it still has 270000 ranked on Alexa, and 5 thousands results related to my website on Google.

But it didn't bring me money. I guess I lose my vision of my business in the beginning.

So how if my site has fewer content, but I work hard to build backlinks? U know, it's an opposite way to market my site.

Would it bring more traffic to my site?

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