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Effective Marketing and Targeted Traffic Through Article Submission!

Discussion in 'General Marketing' started by gio, Jun 5, 2006.

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    Article writing and distributing to online article directories should always be in your traffic toolbox. It's a darn smart marketing, simple yet effective way of boosting the traffic to your website. Best of all, it helps you to generate the most important traffic there is: targeted traffic!

    There is hardly any other online marketing tool that is as effective and yet so low-cost as articles are when it comes to generating traffic.

    Most people don't know it but low cost marketing articles are capable of generating tons of targeted traffic for any site. For instance a single article posted at an articles directory can end up in tens of thousands of other web sites. This in itself creates a marketing situation where there is a huge but low cost potential for traffic because even if your article in each of those sites generates the occasional hit, the numbers will tend to quickly add up into a very impressive traffic figure.

    Marketing articles are actually so low cost that they tend to cost next to nothing. Apart from the time spent researching, writing and posting the marketing article, there is no other cost the site owner looking to get away from low traffic will incur.

    Even if one chooses to hire a content provider to generate the marketing articles, the cost will still be very low when compared to other methods of advertising online.

    What's more low cost marketing articles tend to generate highly targeted traffic that has already been pre-sold before they actually get to your site. This also makes low cost marketing articles very valuable sources of traffic for any site.
     
    gio, Jun 5, 2006 IP
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    Very well said :eek:
     
    Brandon Tanner, Jun 5, 2006 IP
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    The problem about it it's getting the starting visitors and most of visitors that you will get will be from search engines and there is always like 5 guys with the same keyword, no matter what article is.
     
    Thiagoo, Jun 5, 2006 IP
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    I definitely agree. In my opinion writing articles is THE method for free advertising, since it has elements of viral marketing. I remember having written one small article about Safelists some months ago. Since that I still receive signups based on the article.

    You can track the distribution of your articles by setting one Google Alert, everytime a copy of your article appears somewhere in the net, you get an e-mail from Big Google. Nice.
     
    101homebiz, Jun 5, 2006 IP
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    Articles are definitely a great way to get free long-term traffic.

    A quality article on the right topic can be picked up by sites & blogs for months on end. The key is to focus the article on areas of your niche that lack good information.
     
    LazySEO, Jun 5, 2006 IP
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    What did you just cut and paste this there are two threads on this forum already with the exact same title and content.
     
    lp43, Jun 6, 2006 IP