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How To Write A Great Blog Article and Market It

by JasonLeeHQ, Window Shopper

  • Created: November 7, 2013, 1:28 am
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There are a few steps towards writing a great article, but for ease of reading I'll just list them: Make sure it is written for humans to read, and not keyword stuffed. Ensure there are keywords in the article relative to the topic. The article should be a minimum of 500 words and full of rich, actionable content that the readers can actually use to do something with. Provide value. The article should contain an image that tells the story, or at least fits with it. Your signature and preferably picture should be at the end of each article. Finally, when you go to market your article make sure you at least start with the basics: post it to facebook, twitter, pinterest, youtube in a video description, and article directories all of which link back to the original article. Hope this helps! Marketing and link building may take a few hours of time btw, but there are automated tools out there to help with that.

smallbusinessdevelopmentcenter | Window Shopper | 12/4/2013 - 6:03 pm


Well said Jason!

trafficsurf | Window Shopper | 11/21/2013 - 8:23 pm


Another good way to promote your blog posts is to submit them to traffic exchanges, which will guarantee views. The key to utilizing a traffic exchange effectively is to know that most members are only required to view your material for 20 seconds, so you only have that long to "grab" them. Thus, your title and first paragraph should be interesting enough to retain the viewer's attention beyond that minimum time period. An example of a blog-friendly traffic exchange that is free to use is:    This comment was edited to remove a link. Please review our Community Best Practices for more information about how best to participate in our online discussions. Thank you.

callumcherry | Window Shopper | 11/22/2013 - 4:12 am


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Another good way to promote your blog posts is to submit them to traffic exchanges, which will guarantee views. The key to utilizing a traffic exchange effectively is to know that most members are only required to view your material for 20 seconds, so you only have that long to "grab" them. Thus, your title and first paragraph should be interesting enough to retain the viewer's attention beyond that minimum time period. An example of a blog-friendly traffic exchange that is free to use is:    This comment was edited to remove a link. Please review our Community Best Practices for more information about how best to participate in our online discussions. Thank you.
this would only ends you up with high bounce rate for your website.....

callumcherry | Window Shopper | 11/21/2013 - 5:25 am


Article topic should be striking, short and easy to understand. Make sure you
include the latest (updated) information in your article. You can take help
from other resources but make sure, you put your full efforts to make that
one unique and informative. Make sure your article must be engaging provide
value to your readers. The ultimate tips is, Write for users not for search
engines. Make your article stands out from other in your field. Utilize the
few best and popular social media channels Like Facebook, Google + and
Twitter to promote your article.

ibenjaminhong | Window Shopper | 11/20/2013 - 8:37 pm


Submitting to article directories is no longer a viable avenue for marketing
or link building. Google Penguin made sure of that. I agree that writing for
humans is important so 'marketing' the article should be to humans too. So
finding other sites that make mention of a similar theme and offering your
blog article as a supplement, is a great way to share it and generate
visitors to your blog. Kmurray demonstrates this perfectly in the comment
above.

Oneresolve | Window Shopper | 11/18/2013 - 5:46 am


You have write a blog article firstly you have decide the topic after that
start the work .Then you have use the original content not use the copy
content and focus your main topic in your blog

kmurray | Community Moderator | 11/7/2013 - 5:17 pm


Thanks for the insight, Jason! Here's a blog post that offers some additional useful information: http://www.sba.gov/community/blogs/community-blogs/small-business-matter...