- By Connie Ragen Green
- Published 09/22/2008
Writing and marketing articles is the fastest way to build your credibility with others, increase your visibility on the internet, and to build a list of people who are interested in who you are and what you do online. The key is to write as many articles as you can, and in the shortest amount of time. My articles are now about four hundred words long and I like to be able to write and submit them in less than thirty minutes. If you follow the very simple formula I am going to share with you here in this article, your article marketing plan will help you to build your business in a very short period of time. In my first paragraph I tell my readers what the point of the article is. This way they will know if it is about something they are interested in. No one wants to waste their valuable time reading about something that does not apply to them.
Then I make a list of several points I will focus on and explain in further detail during the course of the article. You can use bullet points to list and describe each point, or you can simply start a new paragraph for ea
ch tip or point you are making. The important thing is to give your readers some valuable information they can put into action right away. This will make them more likely to remember who you are and to click on the link in your resource box that will take them back to your blog, website, or sales page. Be sure to offer them something free in exchange for them giving you their name and email address. This is the most fair way to connect with people and to build your list. In your free giveaway, explain more about who you are, what you do, and how you can help the reader to achieve their goal, whatever that might be. You can include your name and website address at the bottom of each page, and also include an email address where someone can reach you easily to get more information. Many people will print out your free report, tips list, or other giveaway, and you don’t want them to have to search to remember where the information came from.
Follow this process and article writing and marketing will be beneficial in ways that you cannot possible imagine until you do it to begin working on your credibility, visibility, and list building online.
Connie Ragen Green teaches you how to write articles and eBooks to build an online business, as well as how to use the technology needed. Visit http://www.EbookWritingandMarketingSecrets.com to find out more.
by Connie Ragen Green