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Getting the Most Out of Your Promotional Articles

Updated on October 3, 2011
Articles can provide info directing traffic to your website!
Articles can provide info directing traffic to your website!

With the modern advances of the computer and the connection that the Internet provides us worldwide, we can be sure that there is an influx of information out t

Our personal connections can be kept tightly woven by the social media while our business actions can be at our finger tips. Specifically mentioned here, is how to get noticed through submitting your articles to popular article directories and what to remember to get the most of this experience.

Articles Contain All the Sales Words

If we don't know something, the Internet is the easiest way to find the info that we are looking for, in the form of an article, found on a reputable site. That is why one of the fastest growing marketing techniques is to create your business many articles in order to grow leads, sell and to continue to advance with the times.

An article is a quick sell. It contains all of the necessary info that a person looks for. They might be searching for a product, service or place of interest. So how to get your articles viewed and your products viewed above the rest? Article directories provide that service that many trust and turn to for advice. That is why it is just as important to submit your articles to reputable websites to create links back to your website or blog or other media outlet.

3 Benefits to Using Articles

The 3 key benefits of using articles to promote your business online is to add leads, promotion and branding to your business. These key benefits are all very important if you want to be found and sought out on the web. The main reason to write is to inform the audience seeking out the information that you are providing, otherwise you will have failed at attaining the first three benefits. Getting an audience to read your articles and find your links and business info is the biggest challenge. That is why the articles need, and I must strongly emphasize this, need, to be quality and worthy of reading, attaining information and walking away with a strong grasp of the message that you are conveying.

Mentioning specific keywords that are placed in strategic areas within your article will also get you some attention on the search engines, and that is just the effect that we are looking for. Keep in mind that the goal is to attract others to read your article and take something away from it. It's purpose will serve you better if you get recognition for having a well written and well thought out article, compared to if you just throw together something that is words put together along with some keywords.

Article Directories

Another point to mention is that article directories take articles that are geared towards preferred reading for their audience. Some article directories have guidelines that they adhere to and they look for stellar reading material. The other point to keep in mind is that some article directories do not want you to republish your article anywhere else. If you want exposure on that website, the chances are that you will be required to write specifically for that site. That could mean more exposure depending on that sites popularity and readability or you could choose several alternative article directories to submit to.

Some Excellent Article Directories to Submit Articles to That Have Maximum Exposure

Article Directories
Can you republish on another directory?
Sign up to Submit?
Revenue Sharing?
PR Rating
Hubpages.com
no
yes
yes
6
Ezinearticles.com
yes
yes
no
6
Articlesbase.com
yes
yes
no
6
Isnare.com
yes
yes
no
5
Goarticles.com
yes with exceptions
yes
no
3
Squidoo.com
yes
yes
yes
7
Triond.com
no
yes
yes
5
Xomba.com
no
yes
yes
4
Helium.com
no
yes
yes
6
Promotionworld.com
yes
yes
no
6
Yahoo!
no
yes
no
9
Digitaljournal.com
yes
yes
no
5
nzx.com
yes
yes
no
6
Included above is the page rank rating or PR of each website. The higher the PR the better to link to your website, it increases your pr and is found to be a reliable and trustworthy website. Note: These are but a few article directories, please shar

The bottom line is that the choice is completely up to you. Submit a few articles to thousands of directories and enjoy the links from that or decide on more frequent exposure by writing quality that is noticed from popular and publish on the most popular article directories.

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      I like this, good information with lots of resources. Thanks!

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