- By Thomas Bladecki
- Published 03/24/2008
- Article Writing
Some of the largest marketing specialists cited articles as the best form of advertising available. When you add that to the fact that it is free then you can start to think that maybe this is something that I could use to make money? The way it works is that you put many original articles on your website containing keywords often looked for on the search engines. Now you are getting the free traffic because your site has more intellectual content. As they say “On the Internet, content is king”. If you personally don’t have the energy to write relevant, keyword-targeted articles for your website, there is an easy way. Have there are websites where you can hire freelance writers to write articles for you. Registration is free, but writers usually come at a fair price. Anyway, if you are looking to expand your business then it’s worth it to write articles and provide good quality content to your visitors. There are two main ways that writing articles can grow your business. Both work in bringing traffic to your website, which will give you customers to sell your product or service.
1) SEO or Search Engine Optimization means an article that when written in a specific way and targets specific keywords or phases it will give the search engines a lot of good useful, targeted content. It makes the search engines sit down and take note of your article and the links, if related. There is much corporate profitability in electron
ic commerce and all the best marketers are now using the Internet to bring traffic to their websites using articles. 2) Viral Articles There are many other people like you who are seeking to bring article content on their websites. So give it to them. Writing articles on the topic that you understand make for better content and at the bottom, you can leave your name and a link to your website. Submit these articles to an article directory and voila! It sounds too simple doesn’t it? Other webmasters like you want free content and free content is king, your interesting articles located in an article directory are valuable to others and to the direct traffic to your site. They put your articles on their website and they began to get the traffic from keyword. Yet at the same time, you get traffic from your link at the bottom of the article. Just webmasters put your article on their website, but if it’s good then as soon as you may have many links to your website on several web sites. They’re all bringing you potential customers and money. Another great thing about writing articles for traffic is they give you a “name”. For example, if someone reads your article, and can clearly see that you are knowledgeable person on this subject, they are more likely to buy from you. Similarly, if someone finds your website, then Google’s your name to see what kind of person you are, and can see that you are very informative and have a very large base of well-written articles.
I hope this has given you some ideas for growing your business online.