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Article Marketing: How To Make Money

Mar 20, 2008
Article marketing is a form of advertising which has become widespread and popular among internet businesses. Companies have formed with the sole business of providing unique articles and articles with unique content for websites to use as part of their promotion.

Article marketing has encouraged the writers by providing them to display their articles for free. Due to this, we find article directories having long lists of free articles which may be helpful to the viewers to get information they want and to the website by increasing its viewers. Some sites offer their own articles only so as to keep their content in limit.

An important feature of article marketing is SEO targeting by using specific key words. Articles will be germane to the overall content of a website but will be loaded with certain words and phrases to make web crawler programs detect them and lead those who search the terms to see the page on a results page and then to visit the site.

Some articles contain misspelled words and poorly-worded phrases to ensure uniqueness and to bring searches who misspell words to the sites. This brings traffic, but many visitors may be unlikely to stay on a page with spelling mistakes and grammatical errors. They may assume any product is as bad as the spelling.

You can make money from article marketing by generating traffic by linking to other sites, selling services and goods to people visiting your site, or being having visitors click on ads that appear on the pages with your articles. You may also be able to make money by selling articles to other people, if those articles fit the needs of potential buyers.

The quality of articles does matter, although some site owners are so intent on getting traffic that they forget that a visit is not worth much if no one buys or clicks ads. High quality and useful articles encourage visitors to stay longer and return. They also give the impression of a professional enterprise worth patronizing. It may cost more to obtain great articles, but it is worth it.

People with writing talent can write their own articles, but most would prefer articles written by professionals. This can be accomplished by hiring individual writers or by finding web-based services where articles can be acquired. These articles then are placed on websites and authorship is credited to the purchaser.
About the Author
S. Montgomery is a lifetime article marketing student who manages a FREE Article Marketing Blog that reveals the secret techniques and tricks the top marketers use to overload their sites with targeted paying traffic!
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