Anyone using Google Base to market articles?

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  1. livewithrichard profile image84
    livewithrichardposted 9 years ago

    I just learned the usefulness of Google Base as a marketing tool.  I found out I can advertise my article sort of like a press release and add a link to my article and a referral link to join HubPages.

    Here is an example of what it looks like:
    http://base.google.com/base/a/6545871/D … 0522417490

    I think its a win win for us article writers.  If I don't get any traffic generated from the advert, I at least get a backlink for my article.

    http://base.google.com  is the link.  You will have to sign up for a "base" account, which only takes a couple minutes, before you publish an advert. 

    Hope this info helps everyone!

    1. darkside profile image78
      darksideposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Thank you!

    2. guidebaba profile image58
      guidebabaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I have been doing that since last 3 years.

      1. livewithrichard profile image84
        livewithrichardposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        It's all new to me and I imagine to a lot of others also.  Now I have known about online press releases to do SEO marketing for websites but I'm just learning that the same can be done with marketing articles.

        1. guidebaba profile image58
          guidebabaposted 9 years agoin reply to this

          Google Base has been available under "Webmasters Tools" in Adsense for a long time. Press Release is an Old Tactics to promote website or blog.

  2. Dame Scribe profile image59
    Dame Scribeposted 9 years ago

    O that's great smile thanks for sharing, livewithrichard

    1. livewithrichard profile image84
      livewithrichardposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I thought it would be useful to everyone.

  3. livewithrichard profile image84
    livewithrichardposted 9 years ago

    HubpageGuy wrote this hub: http://hubpages.com/hub/60-Free-Press-Release-Websites

    It's a great resource. Posting an online press release will get at the very least a backlink to your article.

    Not all of the PR sources listed charge a fee for an active hyperlink in the release, but I'm starting to register with each one and I'll post a list of the ones that allow free hyperlinks.

    1. Mark Knowles profile image61
      Mark Knowlesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I would be interested in that - I have been through dozens of them and have not found a free one that allows that. So I tend to stick to using the few that are up-front about what they charge.

      1. livewithrichard profile image84
        livewithrichardposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Hey Mark, have you tried the Google Base?  It's free and you can place hyperlinks in it.  I posted a link to one that I published on Base.  It's in the first post above.

  4. profile image52
    MSmithHubposted 9 years ago

    Thanks for the update, yet another place to get free backlinks.

  5. soni2006 profile image79
    soni2006posted 9 years ago

    Yes, I used google base long time back to market my blogger blogs and found it very useful, but it is driving little traffic now as I do not have time to update it with new things..

  6. Maverick_999 profile image53
    Maverick_999posted 9 years ago

    that's a good service actually i m using it for backlinks, not getting much traffic but, something is better than nothign big_smile

  7. RooBee profile image91
    RooBeeposted 9 years ago

    Cool! Thanks so much!!!!

  8. Shalini Kagal profile image60
    Shalini Kagalposted 9 years ago

    Sounds good - thanks!

  9. Maverick_999 profile image53
    Maverick_999posted 9 years ago

    i used it but not getting much of hits,

  10. profile image0
    PJ_Deneenposted 9 years ago

    Thank you for this info.  I post article updates on Twitter and occasionally Stumbleupon and Digg.  This looks like another great tool.

  11. profile image0
    Duchess OBluntposted 9 years ago

    Thank you!

  12. Maddie Ruud profile image75
    Maddie Ruudposted 9 years ago

    Just be careful not to actually use the text of your hub, or any text you don't want reposted elsewhere, as the ToS give them the right to reproduce and modify any content you post.

  13. jenblacksheep profile image83
    jenblacksheepposted 9 years ago

    @livewithrichard - you started this 5 weeks ago, have you seen a significant rise in traffic since you signed up? Do you now think it's worth it?

 
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