Article marketing is one of the easiest ways to build links and get traffic to your blog. But it is not just about building links and getting your blog to rank in front page of search engines.
Article marketing is easy and consumes very less time. You can write articles for article marketing in less than 12 minutes and still enjoy its benefits. We have discussed on how you can benefit from article marketing for the past few weeks. There are 3 creative things you can do using article marketing other than building links to your blog.
1. Promote Your Service
Whether you are a freelance writer or a consultant, you can use article marketing to promote your service. The best part is that it is free. In the author bio section, you can promote almost anything. But be careful if you are promoting affiliate links because certain article directories doesn’t allow affiliate links in the articles you submit.
Create a special page in your blog or website that showcases your service. Promote this page whenever you submit an article. To get better results, set a special deal for clients visiting the page from article directories. Mention this in the author bio.
2. Promote Social Media Profiles
If you are always on twitter and worrying because you have fewer followers, try article marketing to promote your twitter profile. You can promote other social media profiles too. Some people don’t have a website but have a service to offer. These people can create a linkedin profile and promote it through article marketing. Your chance of ranking in the first page of search engines is high even though you don’t have a website.
3. Promote Contests And Build Lists
Many bloggers come up with a contest these days and most of them don’t get the expected number of participants. Article marketing can help you to get more participants to your contests, especially if it is free to join. You can create a contest or a blog carnival and promote it using article marketing. You can also build list, something that internet marketers do. List building is a process where you capture the name and email of a person, send tips through mail and also sell products now. You can get participants and build list at the same time. All you have to do is, ask the person’s name and email for participating in the contest.
Have you ever used to promote your twitter profile using article marketing? Have you used article marketing for any other purpose? Please share your views in the comments.