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how effective is article marketing?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by bigtyivier2k2, Oct 16, 2010.

  1. bigtyivier2k2

    bigtyivier2k2 Regular Member

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    ive written a few articles in the past and submitted them to ezine goarticles etc but they never got much page views nor brought much traffic to my money site but I hear some people swear my article marketing. how effective is article marketing?
     
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    Use it all the time for SEO - still works great for me.
     
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    Article marketing is, in my opinion, the best kind of marketing for a few reasons:

    1) you get backlinks from good sites.
    2) you get targeted traffic from those that read your article and click through.
    3) you can dominate page 1 of google with all your articles and sites if you play your cards right.
    4) your articles only get better/stronger with age.
     
  4. bigtyivier2k2

    bigtyivier2k2 Regular Member

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    to dominate page 1 of google with your ezine article do i have to make a shitload of forum profile links linking back to the article?
     
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    To dominate the first page of google you have to backlink your articles as well as structure your backlinks in such a way as to build strong link juice to your site and your articles.
     
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    It's a hit or miss thing really, i have a few ezinearticles (without links to it) and some are very popular, and rank #1 in google, on some competitive niches, but i'd say in 10 i hit 1 or 2 good, other have little to none traffic.

    And on a personal note, I've tried spinning one of those really good articles, and only really ezinearticles and goarticles have enough power to rank well.

    I'd say its crucial to promote anything online, regarding white-hat that is.
     
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    I have over 4,000 articles on ezine and promote those articles so they get ranked and if they are ranked, the backlink in the resource box is strong so I get great link juice from them.

    It's not hit or miss at all... it's work hard to promote your articles and you won't miss.
     
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    Not as effective as it was a few years back, but still does the job over the long haul.
     
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    I will answer your simple question with another simple question.

    How many people do you see doing it?

    There's a reason why this is still the most popular way to market online. You
    just got to figure out what works and then do it enough until it works for you.
     
  10. bigtyivier2k2

    bigtyivier2k2 Regular Member

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    in the resource box do you leave your site- www.mysite.com
    or the keywords linking to your site because they dont allow html
     
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    BassTrackerBoats Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Ezine allows html - <a href="http://YourMoneySite.com"> Keyword phrase</a>
     
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  12. bigtyivier2k2

    bigtyivier2k2 Regular Member

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    only in the resource box right? not in the article body
     
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    Correct, only in the resource box but that works nicely if you write a decent resource box.
     
  14. bigtyivier2k2

    bigtyivier2k2 Regular Member

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    can i have all 3 of my keywords in the resource box
     
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    As for me I always try to make my resource box a continuity to my last paragraph, even last sentence. That will force the reader to read the resource box because he feels that he's not finished reading although the resource box is not providing further information, it simply is a mini sale letter that must be really well written.

    I've wrote many articles with 40%+ CTR using that method. Try it!
     
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    Good stuff, math.
     
  17. munaworks

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    Clearly very effective from the number of success stories that can be sited on this forum alone