SEO Tip #22: Can I publish 100+ pages at once?

Matt Cutts: I think in most cases, especially if it’s high quality content, I would just unleash the hundred pages.

Now if you were talking about 10 thousand or a hundred thousand or a million pages you might be a little more cautious. It’s not that that would cause any sort of automatic penalty, but if we see a site that was nothing the other day and suddenly there’s four million pages in our index that might be the sort of thing where someone might come and take a look at that site and just say, “Ok, is this a legitimate content or is this nothing but auto-generated junk,” you know that sort of thing. Or there’s no value added to this content.

So, a hundred pages I wouldn’t really worry about. I would make sure that it is high-quality content. A lot of the times when you’re creating content organically, you’ll end up with a page at a time, and I’d just say go ahead and publish it when you have that new page. You don’t necessarily have to wait until you have a lot of different content and batch it up and release it.

It’s totally fine to release it a page at a time. But you know, especially for small scale stuff and especially if it’s high quality content, I wouldn’t worry about it.

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Andy Johnson has been on the Internet since the its dawn(ie his first computer program was recorded on cassette tape) and his first hard drive cost about as much his current MacBook. His first byline was in 1993 for a local newspaper rag he eventually helmed, and his last “real job” was at a computer start up which ended when it ended. Throughout it all he’s freelanced and blogged. Now he is mesmerized by Search Engine Optimization forever trying to “rise to the top” for the right reasons. He’s been married to his wife Julia for as long as he can remember and has two lovely, wonderful children. He looks forward to sharing the latest in the technical best for all the online entrepreneurs.

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