Article Marketing: Where Should You Submit Articles?

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In the recent post, Article Marketing: 21 Tips to Help You Get Started, I suggested to set an article marketing goal of submitting 2-3 articles a week for two weeks to one directory, then add another directory, and follow that pattern until you’re submitting regularly to 5 directories. Today’s post will discuss which directories are best to submit to and why.

Before I list the top directories for article submissions, I want to share three important things to consider when choosing an article directory site:

  1. Link Value
  2. PageRank
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Flickr: 24 Tips to Get You Started

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Photo-sharing is a great tactic to add to your online marketing strategy. Flickr is a popular photo-sharing community where you can showcase your products and services. Here are 24 tips to help you get started:

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Success in Advance: The Art of Pre-Selling

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We haven’t discussed too much about how to make money blogging, but that will be the topic of the next few Marketing Monday segments. In some ways today’s online market is easier to sell to than even a few years ago. Social media has increased our audience. Yet in other ways, it’s more difficult because the online community has quickly learned to identify ads and sales pages.

The key to online marketing is to “pre-sell” your target audience by creating such a desire in your readers before you even launch a product that they have their credit cards in hand the day your sales page goes live.

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StumbleUpon Your Target Audience

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A couple of weeks ago, I listed 23 types of social media sites and mentioned that StumbleUpon defied definition. It’s not your typical social bookmarking site. StumbleUpon is a unique site that is part social-networking community and part personalized recommendation engine and allows users to “channel surf” the web. “Stumblers” set preferences to discover online content, and then give returned sites a thumbs up or thumbs down, which tightens one’s personal search parameters.

The more you stumble and vote, the more attuned to your likes and dislikes StumbleUpon will become. And the same goes for your target audience. This means that StumbleUpon actually delivers niche-targeted traffic to your site. And, that traffic isn’t just niche-targeted, these visitors are actively seeking certain content topics. Pretty cool.

Besides being a great place to discover great content and market your own stuff, StumbleUpon is fun. Here’s how it works:

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Article Marketing: 21 Tips to Help You Get Started

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Article marketing is the process of writing and submitting articles to article marketing directories. Article marketing can increase traffic to your blog, establish you as a niche authority, create backlinks to your site, and promote products. Plus, it’s free.

Here are 21 tips to help you get started with article marketing:

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