Article writing and using free marketing tools such as social media is one of the most effective platforms to grow your direct sales home business online.
Here are some reasons why article writing is a powerful way to build any business dirt-cheap:
#1 Backlinks and search engine optimization to your site.
#2 Branding, visibility, and continued traffic to your site as long as your article is indexed on search engines.
#3 Build a list of prospects.
These are just some of the reasons why articles have been used by top marketers to brand and drive traffic to their site.
If you’re just getting started with article marketing- these three practical tips will set your business on the right path to attracting leads.
Before you start writing, there are essential ingredients to seeing results from article writing.
First, think about content marketing. This is an important step before you start.
What is content marketing?
Content marketing is a marketing technique of creating and distributing relevant and valuable content to attract, acquire, and engage a clearly defined and understood target audience – with the objective of driving profitable customer action. -Junta42.com
Content marketing is a powerful way for a direct sales consultant to attract business. The old method of going after people to pitch about your products or business opportunity don’t work because it’s an attempt to sell to people.
And no one likes to be sold to but we like to buy.
In this internet boom of product abundance and easy access to products and information, using quality content to educate and help others, is the best way to attract potential customers.
In your article writing plan, think about the content ideas that you want to use to connect your target market with your business.
Second, after you’ve defined the type of content you want to create, what’s your online tools and strategies to deliver your content?
There are hundreds of ways to promote your content, both free and paid methods.
If you’re new to internet marketing, my advice is to start with the easiest, and that is writing articles and marketing them on article directories.
Third, stick to a daily schedule if you choose to use articles and marketing them on directories. It’s a true and tried method for generating massive traffic but you need to write and submit articles consistently.
There are many reasons why some marketers aren’t seeing good results from article marketing. Some of the reasons are inconsistent writing and submission as well as irrelevant content.
Making article writing a good habit and do it daily. If you give up after submitting a few articles, you’re not going to see massive traffic coming to your site.
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