- By Michael Hehn
- Published 06/25/2008
- Article Writing
There are many tools to drive visitors to your website but the main one that should be employed is the use of articles. Article exchange has also become a popular way for people to get fresh content for their sites and as a method to promote them. The desires of internet users are very demanding and search engines are eager to please them with new unique articles on the subjects searched for. It’s no secret that search engines look upon the internet as a source of written material just as people that use the internet consider it to be a huge, free database. When you view the internet from the perspective of the search engine and it is wise to do so, then when an article is rewritten it automatically becomes unique.
Ultimately though, fresh articles are a good way forward if you enjoy writing but there are some ground rules worth remembering. Once you have determined a topic to write on you need to do some research and this is easily done online by entering a search phrase for your topic into your favorite search engine. Setting the article out correctly is paramount otherwise it will not flow so you will need the subject introduction which may highlight a particular problem, then a middle section explaining the subject more, finishing with a conclusion. The conclusion is a winding up of all the information you have just written and doesn’t need to be more than about four to five sentences with most pieces of work approximately twenty
to twenty five sentences long. They are easier to read if they are split into paragraphs, normally about five and don’t forget to place a resource box at the end with your name and brief details including any links to sites you may have. Making money online isn’t just about writing articles for your self to promote your own website or business because you could even be asked to write articles for other people’s websites, blogs etc. Would you like to know one of the little known secrets to good article writing? The easiest way to start is to write about something you already know because we all have special knowledge gained from our experience in life which we could pass on to others through an article or series of articles. Once you have exhausted that why not try a niche market one where you could write a series all based around a similar subject.
Good article writing techniques often win the day because many articles are saved primarily owing to the way they have been written and not because of the subject matter. By writing a piece every day to get the feel of writing and learn to identify the common problems faced by every other writer will improve your style very quickly. This method works well and that’s the reason why I believe you should remember that the more writing you do, the more effortless and productive it will become. I cannot guarantee that this information will suit everyone but they are a set of guidelines to help you see that there is more to think about and involved if you intend to be a professional article writer.