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How To Take Advantage Of Article Directories

Author : Frank Breinling

We have already mentioned in the previous chapter, that submitting articles to articles directories is vital to generate a successful article marketing campaign. Below we will discuss the benefits of article directories and a few tactics to extract maximum advantage of article directories.

Benefits of Article Directories

- Submitting articles to article directories may help marketers to reach millions of targeted customers as via article directories your article can be sent to thousands of publications, related websites and directories.

- Popular article directories are also considered as authority sites by search engines, which not only results in submitted articles receiving substantial free traffic. But also can improve your websites web page ranking by popular search engines.

- Article directories can make your message go viral online as most article directories allow other webmasters to republish or reprint any of the articles within their directory, usually in other additional directories, blogs, and niche websites.

- Most of the directories use the article title as the webpage title; thus mounting the chances of targeted web traffic landing to your webpage.

- Anchor text is the primary value of links from the article directories, as most of the article directories allow the author to select the anchor text of the link in the author resource box, thus increasing the chances of your websites visibility.

- Furthermore, article directories help you achieve long term existence as your articles will stay in the archives of thousands of publications and sites for years, continuing to send more and more potential customers to your website, increasing your websites popularity.

- Usually article directories are free marketing sources to generate traffic

Tactics to Extract Maximum Advantage
Listed below are few of the tips that will help you to take complete advantage of article directories. These include:

- Always select directories that are related to your content and also those that are reputable.

- Many online directories have certain rules, always stick to them.

- Be consistent in writing new and updated articles regularly.

- Never forget to include a compelling author resource box and link back to your website before submitting it to the directories.

- Also online marketers in order to maximize the efficiency of article marketing campaign may submit articles to multiple article directories. Now the question is how to prevent duplicity? You can do this by Article Spinning. That is by creating multiple variations of articles to avoid duplicity.

These are few of the tactics to generate optimal results from article directories. However, it is essential to mention here that submitting articles to hundreds of individual directories is a time consuming and tedious job, so to overcome that you can use various software available today that submit articles automatically to directories, or more efficiently you can opt for Article Marketing Automation. In the next chapter we will have a complete insight on Article Marketing Automation.

Hence, it is clear that the more the number of back links the more are your chances of success but never link to irrelevant or non popular websites As if you link to irrelevant sites, the search engine crawlers take this as a spamming and cut you off their search. Hence it would be disastrous in your way to obtain a good page rank.

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