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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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      Justin 8 years ago

      Ezinearticles and goarticles are two of my favorites. I am trying to grow my list to about 10 directories I habitually can trust to not over police the articles, and provide a strong one way link. I see these are sorted by Alexa TR and not so much the PR or age of the domain. Do you feel the alexa ranking is more vital to deciding which at the top directories? I am assuming your answer would be yes.

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      AaronHayward 8 years ago from Adelaide

      Hi Justin, It all depends weather you are using these directories to bring traffic to your site or SEO. I have ranked them using Alexa to give people a better idea what directories have the most traffic. Since you are trying to get backlinks for seo purposes, the list would be changed around a little.

      Many people believe pagerank is dead and isnt worth anything anymore. I personally think it is still alive and kicking but...

      I believe submitting 100 articles to a directory for backlinks and seo purposes is worth little more weight in Google than just one backlink from the same directory. Google only seem to be counting 1 or 2 backlinks from a domain these days to combat search engine link spam. The trick is to submit your article to as many different article directories as possible and have backlinks pointing for lots of different ip addresses.

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      Justin 8 years ago

      Hi Aaron. Thanks for the response. Yea that sounds like a good perspective on it and I think you are right. From looking at siteexplorer though, at least backlinks reflected there do show sometimes multiple links from one article directory, but many times neither yahoo or google shows the links at all. I agree with you overall though because the more ip addresses, probably the better. Thanks again!

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      gpk 8 years ago

      Hi Aason,

      I am currently submitting articles to build back links for my new site (about 1 month old).  Just wondering if I were to submit 10 articles to 10 different articles directories using the same article, would it be counted as 10 different backlinks?  Or it won't help much because of the duplicate article issue?

      Hope to hear your opinion.

       

       

       

       

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      AaronHayward 8 years ago from Adelaide

      Yes the same article will be considered 10 backlinks in 10 different article directories.

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      KeerthanaRS 8 years ago

      Hi Arnold,

      Thanks for the list of top 10 article directories. In my opinion iSnare should also come up in the top 10 list. iSnare also provides article submission services.

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      JohnUS 8 years ago

      Hey Arnold,

      Good listing of top 10 directories.

      I read somewhere that Article directories is no longer an ideal way to increase the backlink of our sites? Due to lots of spam directories and people using directories only with the idea of getting backlinks SE's have changed the algoritham as no now directories wont play an important role in backlinking. Is that true?

      Let me know.

      Thanks,

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      Jack 8 years ago

      WhySilly.com allows users to submit short articles and earn cash using a rev share program.

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      Kristy 8 years ago

      Thanks for the good listing of 10 best article directories. Currently I am submitting articles to bring traffic to my site. I found that there is a very new article directory which is called articlesarena.info.

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      Article Marketing 8 years ago

      Please consider add Article Niche Directory, http://article-niche.com

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      David Lim 7 years ago from Singapore

      Nice list. And there is even one site that I have not heard of. :)

      And I was wondering, haven't you forgotten one site? This site is currently ranked at 294 at Alexa, even higher than EzineArticles. ;)

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      Articles 7 years ago

      http://www.articlesgala.com/ is another free article site

      and

      www.thebestarticles.com

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      Neil Patmore 7 years ago

      Thanks for the list. I'm just starting out with article submissions and this is a good start as to where to submit too!

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      Muhammad Saleem 7 years ago

      Nice list I found. And there is even one site that I have not heard before. This site is currently ranked at 294 at Alexa, even higher than EzineArticles.

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      AB 7 years ago

      article-niche.com and saching.com are great too!

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      John Arnold 7 years ago

      Hey Aaron, a little known article directory that is very successful is http://www.articlestud.com. Hope that helps!

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      cesham 7 years ago

      I think article base is going to be the top directory in a few years ezine articles is getting a huge head about themselves and pushing away people that contribute to their website but they are still top dog for the moment.

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      Submit Articles 7 years ago

      Submit Articles at www.vnrao.net

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      Article kid 7 years ago

      i really dont think article base is going to top dog its "no-follow" i built my own directory take a look only been up maybe a week www.articlekid.com

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      Marcio Rocon 7 years ago

      Hi Justin, It all depends weather you are using these directories to bring traffic to your site or SEO. I have ranked them using Alexa to give people a better idea what directories have the most traffic. Since you are trying to get backlinks for seo purposes, the list would be changed around a little.

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      Dan D 7 years ago

      from my experience articlealley is nofollow. i'd replace it with A1Articles or articledashboard instead. both of which are PR of 5

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      ilia 7 years ago

      Hey guys come and take a look at my new site.

      www.familiararticles.com

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      Kevin Benner 7 years ago

      Aaron,

      Thanks for the info. I have been using EZineArticles for over 2 years and need to branch out.

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      geoff @ www.creditcardbonus.net 7 years ago

      Thank for the list im just starting to promote this site' www.creditcardbonus.net the site for credit card bonus offers and education. thanks again

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      Rakebackftw 7 years ago

      I'm not sure on the link juice value passing of any of these sites tbh. If you are going to try, make sure to use original (or at the very worst spun) content when submitting your articles. Publishing the same article to 100 different article directories isn't going to get you any extra link juice.

      Also article marketing services, such as Linkvana, free traffic system, unique article wizard etc may all be better options.

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      Seo ompany 7 years ago

      Excellent Article Directories list with Alexa Rank, Great job keep it up. My 10/10% Rating :)

      Jenn

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      imran 7 years ago

      I think if you really want to work on seo or traffic factor, ezinearticles is the best. so instead worrying about so many directories, keep writing of this one. its the best. i hope i am right !

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      Muhammad Jamshed 7 years ago

      A great list of article directories. Thanks

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      Ezine Shopper 7 years ago

      We are running a niche article directory ( http://www.ezineshopper.com ) which is focused on the shopping and product reviews niche.

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      Darren 7 years ago

      Thank you for all the information, I am just starting out with my website http://flightsimulatornow.com. And I am currently using enzine articles, I have looked at article base and it has nofollow. So thanks again for all the other info on directories. I will get writing

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      Simon 7 years ago

      Love your list but would like to add one more article directory that I like it is new but looks good http://www.yourarticle.co.nr

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      Lanka Forum 7 years ago

      Fantastic article directories list with deep explanation, keep it up :)

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      seo services provider 7 years ago

      Thanks for this list its very good list thanks for sharing this information .............................

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      Ben Keller 7 years ago

      Thanks for all the article directories. I have been doing article marketing for about 6 months now and it always pays to use higher ranked directories. Most the directories you recommend are repeats that I have been using. But a few directories I have never heard of so I will give them a try as well. Thank again for the information!

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      dave 7 years ago

      I've found that writing quality content and distributing unique articles across multiple directories is what works best. I specially like www.articleslane.com because of its interface and fast approvals.

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      thomas 7 years ago

      I love articlebase.com because they allow you to put the URL within the article rather than just the resourse

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      tony 7 years ago

      Good list, but I guess that you always need to ensure that your links on these websites are dofollow links, otherwise your work will go in vain. I'm using a semi-automatic script http://www.articlesubmitterscript.com to submit my articles and save lots of time to do the same job over and over.

      thanks

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      ProArticlesDaily 7 years ago

      Nice list, I personally like ezinearticles

      http://proarticlesdaily.com

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      Hassan Sayed 7 years ago

      Please add our article directory to your list.

      Our article directory is at: http://www.ezinepost.com

      Thank You :)

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      Sridhar 7 years ago

      thank you list of articles i saved this site

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      aravind 7 years ago

      top 10 articles is very good post ..thanks a lot

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      tony 7 years ago

      the best strategy is not to submit the same article to more than 50 articles directory, also I would like to add my article directory: http://www.readyourarticles.com

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      Frank 7 years ago

      I love your top article directory list! I thought you may want to add our article directory to your list as well. We boast a PR2 and a quickly descending Alexa ranking.

      Our human reviewed directory not only approves articles in less than 24 hours but will tweet and bookmark the article as well to provide the most exposure possible to our writers.

      http://www.rysite.com

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      Siddhatrh 7 years ago

      To improve article directory traffic & ratting, ezine system is best and easy to implement. it will link direct traffic to your site.

      Add my Article directory to your list.

      http://www.articles.fun4india.in

      thank for nice article.

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      Small Business Technology Solutions 7 years ago

      A great starting point for finding good article directories to post to. Thanks!

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      azukaonyenso 7 years ago

      great information that's what i have being loooking for thanks for the info i have a site in auto insurancer check http://www.autoinsurancerc.com

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      Howard Shen 7 years ago

      A pleasant day to you!

      This is a good source of information..

      Now I'm updated and sorting out things in m y submission software.. :)

      Thank you so much!

      Howard

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      Bris 7 years ago

      Great tips. I like the way you grouped the Article Directories by Page rank. Nice

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      JohnnyBoyClub 7 years ago

      You can also use to submit your articles other website like : http://www.Hotmake.info , is a Free Press Release and Article Directory that allows anyone to submit their articles and share them with the world.

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      Hello Kitty 7 years ago

      I am having succes with article marketing to help my new site get its first visitors.

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      PL Sharma 7 years ago

      Ezine is the best article submission. I have recently open an account on Ezine and submit article there. but I don't know how much time it will take to approve the same.

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      Richard Thomas 7 years ago

      Ezine is great but they do take their time if you haven't got a platinum account with them. I have to say Goarticles is my favorite!

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      Ahibono 6 years ago

      Tick Tock, still waiting for my article approval.

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      paulsmith09 6 years ago

      great list. i'm sure articlesbase.com will soon rank out ezinearticles.com

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      Ahsan 6 years ago

      This web site has content the great links and complete my all requirements

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      Shafqat Hussain 6 years ago

      Ezine articles the best submission, this website has content the great links and complete my all requirments

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      Meskens Geert 6 years ago from Belgium

      thanks

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      motels near airport 6 years ago

      Started to up my article writing submissions. Thanks for the list

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      Articles 6 years ago

      I think submitting to as many directories as possible is better than submitting many articles from a few directories

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      online marketing e xpert 6 years ago

      Hi

      Ezineartciles, buzzle gather.com docstoc.com, articles-promotion.com a the best sites i ever used in 5yr exp. these are very helpful to get the ranking as well as traffic to you websites..

      Thanks and Regards

      Pardeep chauahn

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      Term Paper 6 years ago

      Great.. All the directories are dam good :) I have got approvals from all them... Thank You

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      Geoffrey Awunyo 6 years ago

      Great info for us internet Marketers. Now I know where to submit my articles for seo ranking..

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      Christopher 6 years ago

      Yes and squidoo is also a great place to post. check out the article i posted recently. love squidoo.

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      Freebies 6 years ago

      Wow ! Amazing list.. Thanks. I would like to announce another PR 3 Dofollow Fast Approval Articles directory are following,

      http://www.fourpxarticles.com/

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      tsinfield 6 years ago from Australia

      Thanks for this list. I was just looking for the best article directories and found you list!

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      web design company 6 years ago

      Good Work - Thanks for Provide Great Info - I am Just lOoking for It .....

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      Jackie Kirkwood 6 years ago

      Hi Aaron,

      Just a quick question if you don't mind? At the top of this post you mentioned that you will be updating the list shortly. Have you done this? Will the list include any new resources or just updated figures?

      Thanks

      Jackie

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      Ultimate Green Thumb 6 years ago

      Another great article directory is Ultimate Green Thumb.

      http://www.ultimategreenthumb.com

      It is a gradening article website. Find 1000's of gardening articles or gardening videos.

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      article365 6 years ago

      A new growing SEO-optimised article directory:

      http://www.articledirectory365.com

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      Reg 6 years ago

      I really appreciate you taking the time to put together this list. I am just getting started with article marketing and have started to register with the websites you suggested.

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      hard drive recovery tools 6 years ago

      yes this list is really helpful for all seo and website owners who want to promote their content and increase the backlinks. Infact this hubpages is also a very good website to post the article and very trusted from google also.

      Try this Pr-5 Alexa rank-12,650 article directory is also very helpful www.articleonlinedirectory.com

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      pravalikaseo 6 years ago

      Here are more directories: http://freedirectorylist.in/

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      John 6 years ago

      Article Releases is a nice site. http://www.articlereleases.com

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      Puppy housebreaking 6 years ago

      This list is very helpful for me as I am trying to get into article writing and there are so many, it is difficult to know where to submit to and this list saves a lot of time.

      Thank you.

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      Cork Flooring 6 years ago

      Great list; useful for my cork flooring articles.

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      Rajasthan Tours 6 years ago

      all article directory are awesome..thanks

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      Michael Hopkins 6 years ago

      Great list of directories -- thanks for that. Really no need to bother with the others, if you can get your articles into these, you're sorted.

      Michael

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      felipegarz 6 years ago

      has any of you notice that hubpages.com, yes the page you had been posting on, the same one you reading this post right now, it is TR 182 and PR 6, this post was helpful, only that is two years old, maybe keeping up to date will improve your page traffic as well.

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      basearticles 6 years ago

      You should also have a look at http://www.basearticles.com

      this is a very good site...

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      Article Directory 6 years ago

      Credit for the excellent list of 10 best article directories. At present I am submitting articles to get traffic to my site. http://articlesblogs.info/

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      zami 6 years ago

      Here is a similar site to ezinearticles, buzzle, you can add this articles directory to the list

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      zami 6 years ago

      Here is a similar site to ezinearticles, buzzle, you can add this articles directory to the list

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      aru 6 years ago

      Is http://www.azharsoft.com similar to ezinearticles.com can some one let me know it looks great, and submitted articles also approved very quickly within the same day, where as ezinearticles will take 7 working days because of huge submissions, azharsoft.com also offers links in the body of article with dofollow link. i want to give a try, is it ok or not?

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      batt 6 years ago

      Hi, Aru, the site azharsoft.com looks ok, you can give a try, its approving very quickly at the same time also removing duplicates, their guidelines allow you to submit 250 min words and 2 to 3 backlinks in the body, apart from the author bio section. its a nice one worth trying

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      Video Rob 6 years ago

      Great list, thank you very much

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      Free Articles unique content 6 years ago

      great to know the alexa traffic these sites are getting

      thanks for the list

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      Article Directory 6 years ago

      Article marketing is helping get my new site off the ground an get some initial visitors. Nice List

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      Preston Racette 6 years ago

      Very Helpful!

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      icariin 6 years ago

      Is this list still pretty accurate as, I keep reading conflicting top 10 for article directories so im not sure which ones to use other than ezine so far?

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      nelson 6 years ago

      Nice list thanks!

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      Senadheera Jayakody 6 years ago from Gampaha, Sri Lanka

      This was quite useful to me, thanks very much.

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      seo 6 years ago

      I will help you to mention 3 good article directories, ezinearticles, articlesbase and diggsense.com http://www.diggsense.com/, it offers submit articles without sign up.

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      tipsntricks 6 years ago

      Selfgrowth.com and amazines are also good submission sites.

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      JLeeJ 6 years ago

      Thank You this will HELP very usefel :)

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      Shahrukhcress 6 years ago

      Very Useful post but there is a question in my mind is When i post an Article to Ten different directories. Is there any Duplicate issue? Please give me You valuable suggestions :)

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      AaronHayward 6 years ago from Adelaide

      Shahrukhcress - No that definitely isn't the case. Take PRWeb.com for example, they publish press releases to a huge amount of media outlets online. The articles are not spun or changed at all so that's 30,000+ versions of the same article being published online.

      Duplicate issues only have become an issue when there are multiple versions of the same page on a single domain.

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      Jack Sumo 6 years ago

      I'm trying to promote my Australian Property Forum blog at http://s4.zetaboards.com/Australian_Property/site

      and I've heard Associated Content is good but it's not on the list!

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      Kris Beus 6 years ago

      Hey thanks 4 the list you had a couple that I did not have on my list.

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      ticket master bot 6 years ago

      A great huge fabulous list for Article submission..I m looking for article sites for my niche article writing and i think these of the Article list would be very helpful and user friendly so Search engine can show my results on 1st Pages.

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      Sarkari Naukri 6 years ago

      I like ezinearticles very much. it show more then 50 article on home page in recently approved articles, this means your article get maximum change for search engine visit as well as visit click. it also promote article profile page. if you are highly active on article sites your site page rank and search engine ranking will also increase. The best think about article writing and submission is getting lots of targeted traffic to your site from article. your list is great. i personally like ezinearticle, goarticle and buzzle

      Thanks

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      Rahul Singh 6 years ago

      great list they are really helpful for back linking and Article promotion

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      Whey Protein 6 years ago

      Just about to start our campaign submitting articles. The one Question I have though which was asked above, but got no definitive answer.

      basically just want to know what the optimum number of databases you should submit one version of an article too? I say this in regards to the duplicate content issues

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      sim0n30 6 years ago from Ireland

      I have found the best article directory in the UK to be http://www.ukindex.co.uk, it is pr5 and has very strict submission guidelines so only original content is accepted.

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      Sandra Gonzalez 6 years ago

      It's difficult to submit to more than 10 article directories so using a list like this is totally a great idea. What I have also been doing lately is submitting translated articles in Spanish to articuloz.com and http://www.elatinozine.com. If you happen to be bilingual, don't be afraid to translate your articles on your sites into Spanish; you will reap the benefits.

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      Amy Edward 6 years ago

      thanks for this super list its really saves my day

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      Lean business uk 6 years ago

      This list is very helpful for me as I am trying to get into article writing and there are so many, it is difficult to know where to submit to and this list saves a lot of time.

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      James 6 years ago

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

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      Donna 6 years ago from Danville, IL

      Great hub!

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      concursos publicos 6 years ago

      Great post thanks .

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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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      eduware 6 years ago

      great article directory list. it is useful for me

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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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      Sargodha Board Result 6 years ago

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

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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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      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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      Anne 6 years ago

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

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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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      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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      James 6 years ago

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

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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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      Editorial Content Directory 6 years ago

      Here is another one; enjoy!

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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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      watches for men 6 years ago

      You have posted a useful article directories list

      thank you

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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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      Umar Imtiaz 6 years ago

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

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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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      Web Design Company 5 years ago

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

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      Hide IP 5 years ago

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

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      FaceFlow Video Chat 5 years ago

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

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      mjsavinos 5 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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      mjsavinos 5 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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      John Hitchcock 5 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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      Quang Le 5 years ago from Ha Noi, Vietnam

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

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      Jezhug 5 years ago from Australia

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

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      Rick 5 years ago

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

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      article95 5 years ago

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

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      SpikeTheLobster 5 years ago from South Coast, UK

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

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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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      greg 5 years ago

      Try geekissimo.org. its a pr5

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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.

      Thanks

      Web Master

      Article Directory USA

      http://www.articledirectoryusa.com/

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      Pandora 5 years ago

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

      http://Articlecloud.com

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      Alex 5 years ago

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

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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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      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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      Rasool khan 5 years ago

      UK Based Free Article Directory

      www.Resellerpoint.co.uk

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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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      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

      http://articles.studio9xb.com/

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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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      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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      Manoj verma 5 years ago

      great sharing of directories !!!

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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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      jelle 5 years ago

      hi im jelle verry good article

      im owner from http://article95.com article directorie

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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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      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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      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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      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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      Seo 5 years ago

      Hi

      I currently use goarticles ezinearticles and usfreeads, although not article directory. But these sites rank my 2 SEO service websites( http://www.blog.qualityseoexpress.com & http://www.qualityseoexpress.com )pretty well and have brang me organic traffic customers

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      rahul 5 years ago

      Tanx for sharing top 10 article list...

      www.monstercourses.com

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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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      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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      manish bhatt 5 years ago

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

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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!

      PS If you are considering making a list with only web directories, please consider http://chicagoix.com

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      Tricky 5 years ago

      plss tell me that this website suite for best articles in today dates..i have visited today on this.

      good articles evrer for tec updates.

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      Free Article Submission 5 years ago

      Best list of top 10 article directories. I have one more directory http://www.onlinearticlessubmission.com/ is the best free article submission directory. You can submit unlimited articles over there to promote your business

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      Best Article Directory 5 years ago

      I think it is a really awesome perspective. I usually fulfill individuals

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      Articles Jingle 5 years ago

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

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      E-articles 5 years ago

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

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      Super mario online 5 years ago

      Thank You for that useful publish. I really really like to study content

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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.

      More info @ http://www.articlescategory.com/

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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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      oil and gas industry 5 years ago

      Best list of top 10 article directories. I have one more directory http://www.oilandgasvideos.blogspot.com is the best free article submission directory.

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      Jared 5 years ago

      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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      People of Bihar 5 years ago

      PeopleofBihar.Com is a social networking website made for People of Bihar, Jharkhand, Eastern Uttar Pradesh who shares the common bloodline and common culture. It aima to bring all people of Bihar, Jharkhand, Eastern UP on a common platform irrespective of caste, creed, color, religion or gender. It aims to create an environment for development of India's most glorious state Magadh(Bihar). Any one belonging to Bihar or connected to Bihar can join this website.

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      kartel 5 years ago

      Thanks for the good listing of 10 best article directories. Currently I am submitting articles to bring traffic to my site. I found that there is a very new article directory which is called articlesarena.info.

      seodmos.com

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      kurtulus 5 years ago

      http://www.seodmos.com

      Seodmos Web Directory

      seodmos progressive and dynamic search engine optimization

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      SpikeTheLobster 5 years ago from South Coast, UK

      Another one (free, dofollow) at http://twenty4seven365.com - tougher on spinbots and rubbish content (read the submission rules!) but even the comment links are dofollow once you've made enough comments or contacted admin and convinced them. Still pretty new but every link counts, right? :)

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      Christopher Silvey 4 years ago

      I like this one too..

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

      Thanks!

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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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      A very interesting article. Thank you posted !!!!!!!!!!!

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      bishan2010 4 years ago

      Find another Article Directory

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      JOHN 4 years ago

      Hi ,

      Thank you for the list of article directory and the information.

      I would appreciate if you add my website

      4BN.co.uk - Free Article Directory. Submit your articles.

      4BN.co.uk is Articles directory that allows free article submission.

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

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