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Marketing with Articles

Aug 30, 2008
You can help boost traffic to your website by marketing with articles. All that this means is submitting articles that you have written to online article reprint directories.

In order to get traffic to your website or blog by means of search engine results, it is absolutely essential that your content be well updated and interesting. Article reprint directories are commonly visited by people who want to add content to their website or blog with an article.

When you submit an article to a directory, you are allowing other website owners and bloggers permission to add your article to their site - for free. However, they need to include an 'about the author' box at the end of the article. You get to write what you want included in that box, so include a bit of information about the product or service you offer and include links to your site.

Your information, including a link to your website, will thus be presented to anyone who reads your article. Depending on which bloggers and website owners choose to use your articles, you may be exposing yourself to hundreds, thousands, or even millions of potential customers. That could lead to lots of clicks to your website's link.

A Google search for 'free reprint article directories' will yield a large number of websites that you can use. There are general directories and other more specific ones where all the articles they offer are written on a specific topic, such as health or food.

You don't have to limit yourself to just one directory; feel free to submit your writing to as many as you wish. If you prefer, software is available that will submit articles for you.

Since you could write about literally anything, take the theme of your website into consideration when deciding what your articles should be about. Make your articles appealing to the people that you want to visit your website.

For example, a Tupperware salesperson might choose to write articles about food or even about tips on how to use plastic containers to keep toiletries, screws and nails, and toys organized.
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