How To Submit Your Articles To Online Directories Part 10
In the last post we talked about essential tips for effectively using your articles for SEO. In this post we are going to talk about how to submit your articles to online directories Part 10
As we well know, article writing is a proven method of generating traffic to your site. It works, and it works well. We also know that the first step is to write an interesting article on a particular subject.
When it comes to writing for the web a good rule is that your article should be at least 500 words, simply because that is the requirement of most submission sites. Check out this Word Count Tool It is important to read the submission guidelines of each site before submitting your article.
Next comes the preparation.
First create a list of possible online directories where you can submit your article. For the best results it is a good idea to submit your article to at least 20 sites, but the more the better.
Next comes the submitting of your article to various article sites.
This is pretty straightforward. Visiting a site for the first time will require registration. This involves filling out a short information form, perhaps submitting a photo, and then activating your account from the authorization sent to your listed email address.
Subsequent logins to the site are much faster as one can go directly to Member Sign In and then to Submit Articles.
Now it is time to submit your article.
Select a Category, then cut and paste each element of your article from your word processor to the data input form on the site. Cut and paste the Title, Summary, Body, Resource Box, Bio info, and Keywords into the form on the site.
Sounds easy, it is easy, but again a tedious time consuming process.
Recognizing this as a very real problem, a number of innovative companies have come up with tools to lessen the time required to submit an article. No, I am not talking about Robot systems that are frowned upon. In fact, even if such systems were allowed would you really want the article that you worked so hard on, submitted without seeing that it was done properly?
This is where the article submitter program comes into play. These programs allow you to submit your articles to hundreds of article directories and can save you an incredible amount of time in doing so. You simply enter your article details into the software once, and then select the directory you would like to submit to. The software will then, automatically fill in all of the submission criteria for each directory and allow you to quickly submit your articles.
Try one of these programs, and take advantage of one of the easiest ways to submit articles and generate traffic to your website. Stop wasting time on list building and cutting and pasting.
In the next post we will look at common mistakes to avoid when submitting your articles online
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