Article marketing is a great way to drive traffic to your website and position yourself as the expert in your field.
If you do affiliate marketing, using articles to promote the products is a great way to achieve success.
Here are a few tips on how to do it the right way. It is a little time consuming but very important to any online business.
Try to be consistent with your articles writing several a month.
Don’t write long articles. People don’t read them and your goal here is to make them see and click on your bio. That is how they will arrive at your website.
Use around 550 words
Use negative titles since they tend to attract more clicks.
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There are hundreds of articles directories to submit your articles. You don’t want to do it one by one because it would take too much time. You do want to be in as many directories as possible, not only for the traffic they can provide but for the links you’ll get to your website that will help you with your page rank.
Use a submitter like www.greatarticlesubmitter.com or www.articlemarketer.com or www.uniquearticlewizard.com
Be sure they include the following directories since they are the ones you really want to have your articles in:
When writting your bio, use only the first line to talk about you. The other 2 or 3, use to say what you are going to give them. Use the word FREE if possible.
Free report, free cd etc.
Don’t forget to include a link with your site or affiliate link.
It is always easier to know which keywords your competitors are using and bidding on. It saves a lot of time and you’ll find some gold gem keywords.
There is a tool that will give you which keywords they are bidding, their ROI and even show their ads. Go to www.keywordspy.com