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Promoting hub on Article directories

  1. younghopes profile image74
    younghopesposted 5 years ago

    Promoting hub on Article directories

    I have read that article directories are a great source of traffic to your blog, is that true. I have submitted a few of my articles to but only 1 view even after two weeks. Does these directories really help you in getting traffic or am I just wasting my time writing for them. Please give your advice if it works or not. Thanks all in advance

  2. chigoiyke profile image58
    chigoiykeposted 5 years ago

    hubpages is an article directory already. lol. You should promote in the social media

  3. Susana S profile image96
    Susana Sposted 5 years ago

    Using article directories is a very outdated method of trying to generate backlinks/traffic - it was out of date in 2008 when I started working online! I would strongly advise you against it and would also advise you to remove any articles you have posted on that type of website.

    You do know that anyone can take your article from articlebase and put it on their own blog/website? Having duplicates all over the place can confuse the search engines and they may well rank one of the copies higher than your original. Most people that use sites like articlebase to get content will also strip out any author links or backlinks you have so again, you'll get no benefit whatsoever.

    If you want up-to-date advice on generating traffic, internet marketing and SEO then stick with sites like SEOmoz, searchengineland, searchenginewatch and seroundtable.

    1. younghopes profile image74
      younghopesposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      thank you so much for your answer, this is really new to me that these directories are out of date now. i would surely look upto the sites you have told for traffic and marketing. I wasn't aware that these could even be used. Thanks a lot again