The Most Economical Way to Advertise online is to Submit Articles online for Redistribution. One of the Main Benefits of submitting Articles is one way Back Links to your Web Page. Google, Yahoo and MSN the big 3 in Online Search account for well over 80% of all Searches use Links to you and Fresh Relevant content as arguably the two most Important factors in determining your Page rank.
Everyone has at Least one Article in them just waiting to Bust out. (Actually if you believe Robert Allen the best Selling Real Estate Author he claims everyone has a Book in them). Now that you know that article is in you, let's get it out.
My Wise Grandfather use to say If making the First Million is the Hardest I'll Just assume I already made my First Million and now I'm working on my 2nd Million. Just assume you already wrote an article and work on your 2nd article, then this should be easy.
The 7 Key Elements to writing that Article
1 - Find a Topic
Everyone is an expert at something (according to John Childers one of my Mentors if you know more then me on a subject your an expert). Actually if you can answer any of the following questions you will have at least one topic to write an Article about.
- What are you good at?
- What have you had success at?
- What is your Passion?
- What advice do people always come to you for?
- What are your Hobbies
2 - Write Your Headline
Go to an Article Site and Read the Headlines. Go to the Supermarket and buy a copy of one of those "Gossip" Papers Look over the Headlines and see what Power words they use. Things like:
- How To ...
- 6 Tips ...
- 3 Simple Methods ...
- A simple Guide ...
- Do you Commit these 7 Fatal Mistakes in Your...
- How a Dumb Country Boy .....
For more power Words (http://www.ewguru.com/hbiz/cw-power-phrases.html)
3 - The opening Paragraph.
If all else Fails Just write 3 or 4 sentences about your article. Tell them what you will tell them. Grab There attention use some keywords.
4 - The Meat and Potatoes
Write 3 or 4 paragraphs about your topic. Take some time look over what others have done. Use the Internet as a research tool. Don't steal someone else article just the information. How did I know that Yahoo, Google and MSN account for over 80% of Searches, I read it on a web Page. How did I know that Back links and Content are Important for your Page Rank, I read it on the internet.
5 - The Closing Paragraph
Just review the key points from your article and explain how the reader can benefit from it.
6 - Edit and Proof Read Your Article.
Rework some sentences. Add some Keywords. Maybe add a little Pithy, You know those thing about my Grandfather, Robert Allen and John Childers. Proof read it 3 or 4 times.
Put yourself in the position of the reader. Make sure it is something that you would enjoy reading about. If you don't like it why would your reader
Now Put yourself in the Position of those Page ranking Bots throw in those Keywords where they work well but don't over do it. Remember it still needs to appeal to the reader.
The Last thing you do is a Spell and Grammar check.
7 - Resource Box
Don't forget your resource box. 2 or 3 Lines about yourself with links to your Web Pages (remember I did Promise you those back Links)
Now that you have finished you first article you will want to submit it to the Article Directories. The Below Web site lists over 70 Article Directories. You don't need to use all of them but be sure and use EZine Articles and Go Articles 2 of my favorites (http://www.ewguru.com/hbiz/articles/article-submit.html)