Articles, Articles, Articles!

Written by Chuck McCullough

If you pay attention to only one traffic generating idea, this is it!

Articles are by far my number one traffic generator for my sites at this point. I still workrepparttar other methods, obviously, but writing articles is what I concentrate on.

Why articles?

Because they work so well, but so many are afraid of them.

That's right, afraid. Afraid to write an article because they don't feel they know enough on their chosen topics, or that their grammar won't be perfect, or that their English teacher will pick apart their spelling.

If you feel you don't know enough about a topic you haverepparttar 125247 most powerful research tool at your disposal...the Internet!

Spend time searchingrepparttar 125248 Net and finding information to put into your article. You're not looking to plagiarize anyone's work but rather to learn more aboutrepparttar 125249 subject.

This research can reward you in many ways:

The knowledge you gain will enable you to write your article, or several articles.

The more you learn about your topicrepparttar 125250 more you become a trusted resource to your visitors and subscribers.

Keep a file withrepparttar 125251 links that you visit and find valuable and you can write another article with just links to great places to visit related to that topic. You can also use these to create a links page on your site.

If you are worried about grammar and spelling just paste your article into Microsoft Word and userepparttar 125252 suggestions that it provides. Better yet, have someone you know read through it for you and make corrections.

Take your time with your article. There is no deadline for getting your article ready so don't feel pressured. Work on it a little bit at a time. The more effort you put into itrepparttar 125253 more reward you will get from it.

10 Reasons For Exchanging Links

Written by Chris Bate

1) TARGETED LINKS If you exchange links with websites that are related torepparttar topics covered in yours (highly recommended) then visitors that click on your links will be targeted. They will already be interested inrepparttar 125246 site that you exchanged links with and so will be looking for more information onrepparttar 125247 topic.

2) IT'S FREE Exchanging links is free (the only cost being that you have to put a reciprocal link on your website). This means that you will be getting targeted traffic for no cost at all, whereas you could be paying for targeted visitors from pay-per-click search engines, ezine ads etc.

3) LINK POPULARITY Each time you exchange links with a website it means that there is one more site linking to you. Now that link popularity is becoming more important with search engine rankings, it is essential to build your link popularity. And what better way to do it than by exchanging links? You increase your link popularity and get free targeted advertising atrepparttar 125248 same time.

4) BUILDS YOUR SITES RESOURCES If your website offers resources to its visitors, thenrepparttar 125249 websites that your exchange links with can be added to those resources. In this way you can build up your resource directory withrepparttar 125250 reciprocal links, thus offering an extra service/feature for your visitors as well as advertising your website atrepparttar 125251 same time.

5) QUICK RESPONSE Once you have exchanged links with a website, then you can start receiving visitors from that link straight away. In contrast, if you submit your website torepparttar 125252 search engines, then it might take weeks or months to even get listed. This is a good way for new websites to quickly build a flow of traffic to their sites.

6) GUARANTEED LINK Once you have exchanged links with a website, that link is guaranteed. You know that your link will always be displayed on that site, as long as you continue to display their link. Ifrepparttar 125253 webmaster that you exchanged with decides to delete your link, then you can delete theirs, and vice versa.

7) WEBMASTERS ARE HAPPY TO EXCHANGE LINKS Most webmasters are happy to exchange links with websites relevant to theirs. Remember,repparttar 125254 exchange will hopefully bring traffic for both websites, and most webmasters are more than happy to receive more traffic.

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