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Top 10 Article Directories

Updated on December 29, 2011

Best Article Directories

This hub is now 2 years old and will be updated very soon so keep an eye on it. The article directories listed are still the main players but have either changed ranking order or now implement nofollow on published articles.

These are the best article directories by Alexa traffic rank and Google pagerank.

1. Ezinearticles.com Alexa TR = 298 PR6

EzineArticles.com is a service which brings writers and ezine publishers together. A website that (began in 1999 has now over 1,000,000 quality original articles and over 100,000 expert authors sharing their best ezine articles. From health to fasion, building to romance, you can find articles about anything using the search option.

Each article is (origional in its own way. The main attraction for both author and publishers is that authors can upload articles and if the articles is good enough that some publishers like it then it can be published in different magazines, producers to publish their work with an easy and free process.

2. ArticlesBase.com Alexa TR = 3,147 PR5

ArticlesBase.com Free Articles Directory was established in 2005 as a website to provide a free platform for content producers to publish their work online with an easy and free process.

Over the past two years their platform as grown at a rapid pace, over the last 9 months they have rolled out 4 new versions for French, Russian, Spanish and Chinese speakers to reach their target audiences. Currently there are over 55,000 (publishers to their website and growing daily.

3. Buzzle.com Alexa TR = 3,386 PR6

Buzzle.com consists of a dynamic network of authors and content contributors who they proudly refer to as their Intelligent Life on the web. As subject experts, their authors and content contributors create an informative, yet comfortable place for finding information about all things from animals to tourism.

With current news in their What's the Buzz? section, thousands of interesting categories, endless entertainment from their Escape Hatch, an interactive online community, and thought-provoking polls, Buzzle.com offers a medium through which to share knowledge of the world.

4. SearchWarp.com Alexa TR = 7,287 PR4

their mission is to build intelligent discussion from wide range of viewpoints while providing useful information to the World. they pledge to do what they can to use their small corner of the World Wide web to make the Internet a better place.

5. ArticleAlley.com Alexa TR = 24,759 PR5

They have been collecting articles and been writing their own articles since 2002, their database became so large that they decided the time was right to build a site based around these articles, and to encourage and promote authors to submit fresh content.

Articles can be a great way of promoting sites, by sharing your knowledge and experience you can demonstrate your understanding and expertise, if readers are impressed with your copy, they will visit your site to learn more.

They also allow text links, which are one of the most important ways you can promote a site on the web, links bring direct traffic and contribute to your rankings. Article sites are also a great place to find free web content to add to your own site.

6. GoArticles.com Alexa TR = 26,949 PR6

GoArticles.com is an article search engine and directory, updated daily. The staff at GoArticles are dedicated to meeting the needs of contributing Authors, newsletter Publishers and visitors by providing the best and largest article database on the web. Their goal is to make great content available to you when you want it, not when someone decides to send it to you.

GoArticles.com is one of 15 web sites comprising the Jayde Online Network, most of which focus on niche areas of particular interest to webmaster's, marketers, newsletter publishers, authors and entrepreneurs. Watch for the launch of other newsletter and resourrce sites in the coming months.

Jayde Online was founded in 1993 and incorporated in early 1998. The company has been internet-focused from its creation and primarily involved in the publication of email newsletters and the development of niche and general search engines. they are currently located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

7. Web-Source.net Alexa TR = 27,840 PR5

web-source.net is owned and maintained by Shelley Lowery, President of Brajusta Publishing, Inc., a direct marketing company located in Lewis Center, Ohio, specializing in providing instructional electronic books, software and publications.

Before launching her Internet career, Shelley was employed by Worthington Industries, a Fortune 500 company, where she was a "Production Scheduling Coordinator." That's where she discovered her true passion for business and computers.

She quit her job in 1995, after ten years of employment, to pursue her dreams and launch her full time Internet business. She has been through all of the trials and errors of web design and development, Internet marketing and promotion, writing a weekly publication and running a full time Internet business and now shares her experience with her visitors.

8. ArticleSet.com Alexa TR = 29,878 PR3

ArticleSet.com is a free online article directory that provides new articles for websites. their big article database is a good source of free articles for your website.

Authors can submit new articles.

webmaster's can choose some content for websites from their free articles by picking a category.

Readers can enjoy their time reading their new articles.

9. WebProNews.com Alexa TR = 30,890 PR6

WebProNews is your comprehensive resource for news, information, and tips related to online business. they cover the latest developments in search engines, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), social media marketing, advertising, and online branding.

they offer not just news, but analysis of developments in the online business space, and tutorials and insight into how to build a better online presence. That means the topics they cover stretch beyond just their aforementioned specialties and include new concepts and developments affecting online business (think web 2.0, podcasting, video, various media), and even include financial, legal and political issues that have direct bearing on the web industry.

In addition to that, they attend and cover major industry conferences like Search Engine Strategies, SMX, PubCon, and the Portable Media Expo. With us there for you, it's like saving a few bucks on registration and travel costs. By signing up for the WebProNews newsletter, you can receive conference information and the latest e-commerce news and tips right in your email inbox.

All in all, they can help you make a better web brand and web site, and they can help you build the right kind of web exposure.

10. Amazines.com Alexa TR = 31,192 PR3

The Article and Ezine Publisher Database is dedicated to offering quality products, and services to help ezine publishers develop more business. Plus provide the hobbyist, and those serious about their special interest with electronic newsletters of their choice in just about every category you can imagine!

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      Another one at articlesfrom.me

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      I have tried submitting our article published in the www.americanbazaaronline.com. But many times they get rejected.

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      jimmyharry 4 years ago

      Here is a great site to publish your blog/article, you can simply register and publish - http://www.highqcontent.com/

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      Hi ,

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      Find another Article Directory

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      Ganeshan Nadarajan 4 years ago

      These are the best article directories by Alexa traffic rank and Google pagerank.

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      Christopher Silvey 5 years ago

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      kartel 5 years ago

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      http://www.usafreelistings.com - The free article website for creating your own articles on your interests and recommendations. Advertise or self promote for free through articles.

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      Original Articles Directory 5 years ago

      Nice List. I like the best Ezine Articles.

      www.originalarticlesdirectory.com

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      Articles Category 5 years ago

      One of the best article directory provides more then 250 articles category for read and submit articles.

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      E-articles 5 years ago

      Free article directory: http://www.e-articles.me

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      Articles Jingle 5 years ago

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      Free Article Submission 5 years ago

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      Marcus 5 years ago

      A fantastic list for truly the most optimized and beneficiary article directories around. Good job, please update this list when you have time. Much Appreciated!

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      manish bhatt 5 years ago

      http://www.articleguru.co.in is another free article site

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      Designer Freddy 5 years ago

      I commented on your post a while back about showoffarticles.com started getting over a 2000 pageviews a day and crashed my Hostgator server account because I left articles on auto approved for a weekend by mistake and got a lot of spam was making about 100 dollars a day with adsense and lost my account and had to start from scratch with her brother howdyarticles.com no worries, learned from my mistakes currently manually approving over hundred articles a day thanks for letting me roll for a while.

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      seemal 5 years ago

      Very useful articles directories I have already account on ezinearticles but thanks for informative sharing.

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      Seo 5 years ago

      Hi

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      KBS Articles 5 years ago

      I think all these site can be a great help to rank websites on the search engines. I have also hosted a new article submission site http://www.kbsarticles.com have “Do Follow” submission link feature. Approve Article within 12 – 24 Hours.

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      vimier 5 years ago from Chicago, IL, United States

      I think that I am going to give Buzzle a try. I have tried Ezines and did not like it, takes too long to accept an article. And GoArticles was devalued by panda to a PR 3, I am pretty sure.

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      peace13 5 years ago

      Personally I do not like Article Base because it contains nofollow links. If you are writing articles at least there must be some incentive.

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      Nizam Khan 5 years ago from Hyderabad, India.

      This is excellent piece of information. Enzine article is no doubt the best when it comes to article directories, it has huge traffic and and also it's alexa rank is very high. Thanks for sharing and voted up :)

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      jelle 5 years ago

      hi im jelle verry good article

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      Karisma 5 years ago

      Hi!

      Please consider to add my article directory http://www.zuarticles.com/ in the list.

      Thank you !

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      Manoj verma 5 years ago

      great sharing of directories !!!

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      Christopher Silvey 5 years ago

      I like this one..

      http://www.LinkPast.com They approve all articles in 24 hours or less and use the do follow method..

      Thanks!

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      Theglobaltutors 5 years ago

      I would be glad to know about http://www.gilbil.com/ this is very good site for submission.

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      Richard 5 years ago

      I found 1 while searching the list of article submission sites …check out and add your articles. Nice article site with 5 live links

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      Catherine 5 years ago

      Hi there thanks for the list. I just tried to add a how to article to articlealley.com but was disappointed that the system wouldn't accept my emails (blocked). Never had this happen before. Never mind, went to to plan B, as us online marketers do...

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      Rasool khan 5 years ago

      UK Based Free Article Directory

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      tam 5 years ago

      Check out Sounds Healthy http://www.soundshealthy.org/ its a page rank 3 no registration or email required. They have to be health related articles though.

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      Marnie Pehrson 5 years ago

      Try http://www.ideamarketers.com . They've been around the longest and get great results. You can promote more than just articles, also press releases, info products, audios, videos, etc.

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      Alex 5 years ago

      free article directory http://seo-trafic.eu/ with high page rank

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      Pandora 5 years ago

      Check out Article Cloud (No Ads, No Memberships, PR3)

      http://Articlecloud.com

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      Article Directory USA 5 years ago

      Hi,

      I would appreciate it if you added my site (http://www.articledirectoryusa.com/) to your master list. Each article will be checked for spelling, grammar, and proper formatting before being published. We only approve top quality articles.

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      greg 5 years ago

      Try geekissimo.org. its a pr5

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      Andy 5 years ago

      That is a great list of article websites ,i used all the website .i will add one more to the list http://www.textcouncil.com/ i have found this website for the article submission ,so i thought i would share .

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      SpikeTheLobster 6 years ago from South Coast, UK

      You seem to have missed HubPages, AC, Helium, Triond, Bukisa - all fairly major players.

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      article95 6 years ago

      here is a useful article directory a new great one http://www.article95.com

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      Rick 6 years ago

      Http://ArticleCloud.com is always looking for fresh articles and happy to accommodate.

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      Jezhug 6 years ago from Australia

      Great Hub Aaron. Thanks mjsavinos, I will stay clear of Buzzle ;)

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      Quang Le 6 years ago from Ha Noi, Vietnam

      A PR3 articles directory - http://www.articlesur.com should be listed.

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      John Hitchcock 6 years ago

      I have found some of my articles submitted to ezinearticles.com to be copied to other sites, but WITHOUT an author bio box. That's a bit discouraging.

      When I contacted the offending sites, I heard nothing back. Obviously the original link was beneficial, but the viral growth was stopped as soon as the bio box was eliminated.

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      mjsavinos 6 years ago from New Jersey

      Just found out (because I tried), that Buzzle.com no longer allows any duplicate content or article marketing! Only original content. Here's what they say exactly on their new membership page:

      "If you are looking to become a Buzzle author, you'll first need to create a Buzzle membership account here.

      However, before you proceed please note following:

      *Buzzle.com no longer accepts marketing type articles

      *External links are NOT allowed in articles

      *We do NOT accept duplicate content i.e. if submitted article has full or partial content that already exists on some other website, we do not publish such article.

      *If you wished to utilize Buzzle.com for article marketing, we are sorry but we do not allow it any more."

      Hope this info is helpful!

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      mjsavinos 6 years ago from New Jersey

      I agree with the majority of the other commentators...great information. Site suggestions made by other commentators here are useful as well. Thanks everyone!

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      FaceFlow Video Chat 6 years ago

      Thanks for these directories, still useful today in 2011 :)

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      Hide IP 6 years ago

      Thanks for this top ten directories. I already submit my site into it.

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      Web Design Company 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing the good articles list..which helped to promote more easily..............

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      PHP programmer 6 years ago

      I just wondering how the author come up with the conclusion with having a top 10 list for just looking at the alexa ranking.

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      Umar Imtiaz 6 years ago

      very helpful directories....thank you so much...

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      Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing a list of Article Directories. I will use ArticleBase for my blog popularity...

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      watches for men 6 years ago

      You have posted a useful article directories list

      thank you

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      sudeep 6 years ago

      Thnaks for the list

      another dofollow article directory

      http://largearticle.com

      It has more than 4500 registered authors..

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      Editorial Content Directory 6 years ago

      Here is another one; enjoy!

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      wok cooking 6 years ago

      Hi, just came across your site. A useful list. Just what I need. Thanks for sharing.

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      James 6 years ago

      I use streetarticles.com. Thought you might want to add this to your list

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      frdrck.hart@gmail.com 6 years ago

      This is a great list of article directories, I like how you put them in Alexa ranking order, if used correctly the list of directories can bring you lots of traffic to your website.Also checkout http://showoffarticles.com

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      tamarindo beach 6 years ago

      thanks for sharing this useful list I'm looking for that and finally I got it

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      Anne 6 years ago

      This is a nice reference for article submission. Thanks for sharing. Very nice!

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      marcus 6 years ago

      Great list, I have found enzine articles as my primary source of getting back links. Very happy with my backlinks now.

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      TNkleathers 6 years ago

      Thank you for the information i also wana know that using article submission services such as UAW how many articles can we submit for a single domain if we are submitting to at-least 400 blogs and directories so that google does not think of it as scam

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      Social Media Network 6 years ago

      Very Nice information and Good list of article directories, Thanks for such good list :)

      Anna

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      Lena 6 years ago

      Nowadays the editorial guidelines are much more strict. Which is a good thing because it weeds out the clutter for those who are really interested in the subjects discussed. Thanks for compiling this useful list.

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      Kingsley 6 years ago

      I thiop ten link I love the 10 list, others could be any thing because I can edit an article script today, upload it and post here. No we want traffic from articles, not from a two month old site..

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      how to create a website 6 years ago

      Ezine and articlesbase seem to be always at the top..

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      Sargodha Board Result 6 years ago

      Nice listings of Article Directories and like this hub. Keep sharing ... thanks! :)

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      TravelinAsia 6 years ago from Thailand/Southeast Asia

      I wonder how googles new policies will affect these article submission hub sites? So far my traffic is steady at hubpages, squidoo seems to have tanked bigtime though!

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      agraj.us 6 years ago from CA, US

      Thanks for great list, i submitted article in ezine, it took 1 week in approving but crawling on daily basis by Google, i am really thankful to you. Keep posting nice stuff.

      Regards

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      Derek Jansen 6 years ago

      @TNK Leathers - there's nothing wrong with article syndication and its not considered negatively by Google.

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      TNk leathers 6 years ago from UK

      great resource i want to ask you that is automatic article submissions considered a scam and do google not considered it as good backlinks?

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      Van Insurance Groups 6 years ago

      What a great source of directory information - but I have to add something which is slightly interesting on this topic.

      Earlier in the hub, Aaron mentioned that Google are possibly creating a single url link count from a directory, which I can tell you is not the case.

      The limit is one keyword url linked per page, from any site to any site - and there are no limits at all. We have tested this, and the only questionable action which they may take is a "site limit" due to spam - so if you are using the same site to publish all the time, then they may cut it to one or two.

      But, with eZineArticle, ArticleBase and GoArticles, this is not the case.

      Hope that helps.

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      article submission 6 years ago

      Hello Author…I am just looking for the lists for article submission and accidentally i found this post…Your post delivers a nice list of websites….Like others Ezine articles and Goarticles is also my personal favorite…

      Regards,

      Olive Baker

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      eduware 6 years ago

      great article directory list. it is useful for me

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      Free Link Directory 6 years ago

      We are a versatile link directory and provide,

      Paid Inclusion or Free Listings with Reciprocal Link. You can also search for anything in any category, find quality websites quickly and easily.

      eDirectory24.com

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      concursos publicos 6 years ago

      Great post thanks .

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      Donna 6 years ago from Danville, IL

      Great hub!

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      James 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing, I will try our these websites :) thumbs up :)