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Old 22nd December 2009, 09:47 AM   #1
Sean Mize
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Default Article Marketing Drives Traffic To Your Website

Hi Fellow Online Marketers,

After doing Internet marketing for years, I have found that article marketing is one of the best “free” ways to drive traffic to a website. Think of article marketing as making an investment in your business. Make sure your articles contain quality and relevant content so your niche notices you. But, you’ve also got to provide unique, useful and timely information your niche really needs and wants to solve their most frustrating problems now.

When you write your articles, have a purpose behind what you write. Think about the answers your prospects seek and give problem-solving tips, tricks and strategies freely.

Your content can be shared in writing and in video and audio formats. Sharing information helps you build your reputation, too. You do have to be committed to helping your niche. That means doing article writing on a regular basis.

Article marketing and almost any other communications activity that reaches out to the public intending to start a business relationship with the most likely prospects can get you the traffic you seek.

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Old 25th December 2009, 02:39 PM   #2
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I totally agree with you Sean. I'm not a Google PR disciple like some but when an individual article can hit PR2 or PR3, as they do on article services such as eZine, it would be crazy not to spend a little time using them.

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Old 27th December 2009, 01:28 PM   #3
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Sean,

Totally agree with you. It is a very cost-effective form of marketing and promotion. We have utilized it very successfully this year and it has not only brought us new business, but has also caught the attention of professional journalists that have written features on our company online and in print magazines and journals.

If you're not proficient at writing yourself, it's well worth the small expense to reach out and find a 'hobby' writer that's competent, or even leverage some free local press and approach a local paper that your business is seeking a local writer to help with online article marketing.

We see it as fishing with many lines in the big pond of cyberspace!

Great post, thanks for sharing.

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I agree that you should use Article Marketing, but remember, we marketed Articles back in the 1990s, we're moments away from being out of the "oughts" and into the "teens" of this century. Video marketing is the next level, use it and succeed!

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