ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Do You Need Content for Your Web Site?

Updated on January 8, 2014

Man With Idea

Web Content Video

Content Is King!!!

Alright, I get it! You are screaming that the "content is king" phrase is cliche. It is. But is still remains as true today as it did when it was first coined. You need content and you need a lot of it if you have any plan of having your sites rank well. It's got to be good, readable content for viewers to find any value in it.

So what if you don't have hours on end to think of ideas to write about, then research information on those ideas, and then finally write and revise the articles? There are several ways around this that will be explored in this hub page.

Tips When Deciding To Write it Yourself

If you decide that you are going to produce your own content, here are some shortcuts that you can employ that will greatly reduce the time it takes.

1) Repurpose content that already exists. You can go to sites like EzineArticles.com and search for the topic that you plan to write about. When you find a decent article, then rewrite the whole thing into your own words. The great part about this method is that research is already done for you. Just make sure you read the article and agree with everything that is being said as you don't want to publish stuff that you don't agree with.

2) Use an article spinner program. I am actually not a fan of this one because I have yet to find an article spinner that produces content that my readers would want to read. But others swear by this so it is something you could explore.

3) Take a Private Label Rights (PLR) article and rework it. I will get into what PLR is later but you do want to revise the articles that you obtain as PLR. Many people don't and they run the risks of publishing duplicate content which can lead to search engine penalties. Again, with a PLR article, the research is done for you.

Outsource The Writing

There are plenty of good writers that will be more than happy to produce your content for you (for a fee of course).  The most important aspect of this is to make sure you see examples of the people you chose to work with.  Check CopyScape.com to make sure the articles that they did produce are not duplicates.  One caution about this is that they could write an assignment for someone, and that someone could submit the article to 1000 sites.  So that check may not give you an indication.

To limit the amount of money you spend on a freelancer or ghost writer, have them do a few articles for you and see the quality.  Then you can increase the amount of articles you have them write for you when you see how well they did.

The biggest advantage with outsourcing is that you are leveraging time.  You can have multiple writers writing at the same time.  You will have many articles created for you in a short amount of time.  The downside is the cost.

More on Private Label Rights (PLR)

If you are not familiar with the term Private Label Rights, essentially it is a publishing right that gives you permission to use content that others produce to do with whatever you want (sometimes there are restrictions).  For the most part when you are granted Private Label Rights you can rewrite, break up, give away, claim ownership and authorship.  The key here is to make sure you read the license to see what the author will allow.  Not all PLR is created equal and you don't want to violate terms because there are enough people that will take legal action against you if you do.

The biggest benefit to this is that you can get a lot of PLR content quickly.  The drawback is that many others can too.  That's why I mentioned before that you really should rewrite your PLR content (although typically you are not required to).  This will eliminate any occurance of duplicate content.  Another benefit of rewriting PLR content is that you can make sure that it is optimized for search engines, which not all PLR content is.  In fact, most PLR is not necessarily optimized.

Where to Find Private Label Rights Content

You know now the benefits of using Private Label Rights. But where do you find them?  You can do a search online with either the term PLR or "Private Label Rights".  But I am going to make it even easier for you.  Just use this resource and not only will you have access to thousands of PLR products but you will get some top notch instruction on how to use them.  Every method that I was taught has worked toward increasing my traffic followed by increased sales.

Use this to get thousands of PLR Products!

[Disclosure: Compensated Affiliate]

Let Us Know What You Think

Did this page help you in your quest for content?

See results

Keyword Generation for Content Ideas

If you are truly stuck for finding content, why not plug in a seed keyword to your favorite keyword tool? I won't endorse any particular one at this point as there is plenty of information on this throughout the web and it would clutter this page. But whichever one you decide to use, unless it's a truly useless one, should generate ideas that could last several days to weeks. Give it a try. You days of no content could be long past.

Keyword Generation for Content Ideas

If you are ever truly stuck for coming up with content, simply feed some keyword generator a seed keyword. Most of them will come up with ideas that should keep you busy writing for weeks (or can give to a virtual assistant). And this has a way of sparking other ideas that are related to the original seed keyword but different enough as well. Try it. You'll see that it really does help to get those ideas flowing.

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    • profile image

      tisdeepak 

      7 years ago

      I need content for my social media news site http://www.seo-smo.net/

    • profile image

      md 

      8 years ago

      nice and useful

    • profile image

      Website Examiner 

      8 years ago

      I found this to be interesting and informative. There is something intriguing about several of the options you have mentioned - outsourcing and PLR, especially. I can see why someone who understands SEO and has an established web presence would want to look into that.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)