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Article Marketing - Who's Doing It?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by SpellZ, Sep 24, 2012.

  1. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    Quick question.

    I write one GOOD quality article.
    Can I submit it to 100 directories? Same article, 0% changes?

    Any penalties?

    Or is article marketing dead?
     
  2. Oukast

    Oukast Senior Member

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    While technically you can (or well, might be able to for a while, before the plagiarism checkers catch up), it's not even remotely smart. It's duplicate content, so it's completely useless. You'd need at least 80% difference in each article.
     
  3. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    Is there any spinners, free or paid, that produce quality spun articles?
     
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    GunzZ Regular Member

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    Your hand only. The spinners do not produce quality articles. At least not without manually editing.
     
  5. Gormagor

    Gormagor Junior Member Premium Member

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    As long as the article is written for the directories (i.e. isn't on your money site), then yes, that's a workable strategy. One well-written article, syndicated to numerous article directories, is far more attractive to publishers - the real source of article directory-based backlinks - than spun crap.

    So I guess press releases, being syndicated duplicate content, are useless too?
     
  6. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    So one article per directory?
    Or one article per... 5 directories?

    If its one-for-one, so does that mean I should just stick to the most popular directory?
     
  7. Oukast

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    One unique article per directory. Or if you want to be cheapskate and won't make it unique, at least 70-80% content spin.

    And make your links/money site match the articles :p Would think it goes without saying, but I've received a bunch of beauty niche articles with Diablo 3 gold/powerleveling service links in there today...

    I'm not familiar with press releases, but I'd think that those directories are exceptions, as who would write the same press statement for each website different? But I don't really know.
     
  8. SpellZ

    SpellZ Regular Member

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    Oukast,

    For 100% unique articles, do you stick to one article directory or no?
     
  9. Oukast

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    This makes no sense to me. If it's unique, it's only unique to one directory. Submit to second and it's no longer unique.
     
  10. SpellZ

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    Sorry shoulda been more clear.

    What I mean is... Let's say you write two articles, do you put them both into a single directory, or one in X and one in Y? Reason for asking is, if you know one directory that has major traffic, why put it in others?
     
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    Yes but you won't be able to use that spin 100 times. If you want to submit to 100 directories you might need 20 articles.

    But even with a good autospinner, I would give it a quick look over first.



    You can always get approved from all the Tier 1 articles, and then submit all the approved articles to the Tier 2/Tier 3 directories. Those directories usually have poor quality control (which is why they aren't Tier 1) and you'll have little issue getting the articles approved. And it'll look fine for the search engines because it'll look like syndication.