Using Content to Generate Traffic and Income
When it comes to generating traffic, articles work. A large number of our clients have done very well by just posting articles all over the net. They have also made money online by using articles as the only method for generating traffic. Still there are those who do not believe it. Others have half heartedly tried an article or two here and there, but have quickly lost interest after receiving only a handful of visitors.
Articles work, but like everything else there are a few rules you have to observe to make them work for you.
- Give valuable useful information.
The information in your article must be useful. Most people on the net are pressed for time, with too many things to do and very little time in which to do it. Don’t forget that there is also a lot of competition on the web for your potential visitor's attention. So if the subject and angle you have chosen for your article is not interesting, the worst will happen - it will be ignored.
It is useful to target your article as narrowly as possible at a certain group and then address a very specific problem affecting that group. The more pressing and current that problem is, the better. Naturally this group or target Market which you will have selected must be the same core target market your web site or blog is targeting. Be careful never to lose sight of your end objective which is to get readers of your articles to visit your site.
- The articles have to be well written.
Your articles will need to be interesting and well written. This starts with a good headline which will be the first thing your readers see and based on it, they will decide whether or not to read the rest of your article.
Use popular key words in your category when writing the article. This will help you a great deal in attracting search engine traffic your articles, wherever they are, which dramatically increases the chances of your prospects finding you in the jungle that is the world wide web.
One of the huge advantages that a well written article enjoys is a viral effect. That is it will get reposted again and again and people will also link to it, again and again, thus increasing the readership tremendously. This viral effect is the real power behind using articles as a marketing tool online because it can happen very fast and rapidly, thus increasing your traffic equally fast. This viral effect will just not happen if the article is poorly written with typos or shoddily done.
If you are not a reasonably good writer, rather than damage the reputation of your online business, hire our writers or purchase online content from a site like Constant-Content dot com.
The really huge advantage of articles is that they will often remain out there for a long time, working hard for you. This is really the main reason why articles are such a great way to get your name out there and promote your site, company, newsletter, blog and magazine.