If writing does not come easy, it is
advisable to persist until it does, because you will be rewarded
handsomely for submitting unique content. It is like anything in life,
the more you practice it the easier it becomes. Article writing is a
great example of how to use the internet to generate an income.
To see the effect of writing and
distributing original articles you need to be consistent and try and
submit one to two articles a week to as many article directories as
Build a name for yourself as an expert in your field.
You have the option of submitting manually to the article directories
and there are forums that accept articles too, or you can purchase a
directory submitter to do the job for you.
The object of writing and submitting articles is to draw attention to
your website, so be sure to complete the Authorís Resource Box
carefully, with your name, copyright clause and of course your website
address, so that anyone who reads your article can then go on to view
your website. An interesting exercise that you can do here is create a
Google Alert with your name, as you use in the Resource Box, and you
will be amazed to see where your articles turn up.
By submitting articles you will be building up back-links to your
website and this will help with your page ranking as well. Choose your
keywords carefully and be sure to place them strategically in your
article without spamming. Do not turn your article into an obvious sales
letter otherwise you will find some directories will reject your
From the Article Directories and Article Forums, ezine owners select
articles to publish in their ezines and should your article be selected
this will give your website great exposure. By consistently submitting
your unique articles you will also gain recognition from the article
directories and more and more webmasters will subscribe to the RSS feeds
to automatically alert them of your newly published article.
What to write about can be a stumbling block to many. Sit quietly and
think about what you have learnt or achieved and how that information
could be of value to others, if you simply turned it into an article and
distributed it. It is said that by helping others you help yourself and
you will be rewarded with increased targeted traffic resulting in an
income generating website.
by Cynthia Minnaar