How To Publicize Your E-zine Online

Written by Chip Rowe

Once you've created a webzine, how do you getrepparttar word out? This short guide offers some strategies to letrepparttar 135753 world of readers know about your work.


Once you have your e-zine or webzine in place, visit, and and submit your URLs (if you have a lot of pages, it's wise not to submit more than five URLs per day). Don't pay for services that promise to submit your site to hundreds of engines. It won't affect your traffic as much as just hittingrepparttar 135754 larger ones. For a primer on howrepparttar 135755 various engines work, visit It offers a free newsletter that gets into tons of details about how engines work. Anytime you make a major change to your site or add new pages, submit or resubmitrepparttar 135756 URLs.

The next step is to enter your URL atrepparttar 135757 major online directories. You'll save yourself a lot of time if you prepare enticing 25-word, 50-word and 100-word descriptions first. "If you can explain your zine in a sentence you have a fighting chance," says George Myers Jr. of LitKit. A one-sentence description can help you focus onrepparttar 135758 audience you're after, and it helps when you're deciding where to place your e-zine in directories. Yahoo! isrepparttar 135759 largest directory, followed by Open Directory. A good guide to smaller engines is

Yahoo seems to prefer sites that have their own domain name; even then you may have to submit several times before you're listed. Don't do it more than once every two weeks, and chose your category carefully (suggest a second category if it applies, but don't get greedy). Submit your webzine under specific topics, such as Travel or Humor or whatever best describe its content. Yahoo! no longer accepts free submissions to Business categories; instead, it charges a $299 annual fee.

Finally, promote your e-zine by sending announcements to various services that alert surfers to new sites. Post a notice torepparttar 135760 Usenet group alt.ezines. If you do a non-commercial paper or electronic zine, post a notice on alt.zines. Announce new non-commercial Webzines on comp.infosystems.www.announce, or any e-zine at

Analysis of a Topic: Writing Essays and Term Papers

Written by Lisa Dinis

Analyzing a topic is oftenrepparttar first step in researching an essay or term paper. It describes and defines a topic and its importance. Doesrepparttar 135634 topic have value? Why should it be discussed? Answering these questions is important in an analysis of a topic. An analysis of a topic often compares items with others so in many ways an analysis of a topic can be compared to a comparison/contrast essay or it can be described as a descriptive essay. The purpose of an analysis of a topic essay is exactly what it states, which is to analyzerepparttar 135635 specific item, idea, article, etc.

Often an analysis essay is done with articles, stories, or books. It begins with a short summary ofrepparttar 135636 book. The writer usually begins with what they have read, and then dissects it to state how he/she feels aboutrepparttar 135637 book. Do they agree withrepparttar 135638 author? What types of emotions doesrepparttar 135639 book create inrepparttar 135640 reader? The analysis should include characters, plots, themes, andrepparttar 135641 purpose ofrepparttar 135642 story or book. The analysis should provide a rational appeal as to whyrepparttar 135643 writer is makingrepparttar 135644 analysis ofrepparttar 135645 book.

An example of an analysis of a topic essay can be done withrepparttar 135646 story of Cinderella. Who arerepparttar 135647 main characters in Cinderella? What isrepparttar 135648 plot? Why arerepparttar 135649 wicked sisters so mean to Cinderella? Who isrepparttar 135650 wicked stepmother? What happens afterrepparttar 135651 clock strikes midnight? What doesrepparttar 135652 prince use to find Cinderella? What emotions doesrepparttar 135653 story of Cinderella bring torepparttar 135654 reader? Could this story be true? Why or Why not? What themes are found inrepparttar 135655 story of Cinderella?

Simple questions leadrepparttar 135656 writer ofrepparttar 135657 essay to answer these questions in an analysis ofrepparttar 135658 story. Oftenrepparttar 135659 best way to do an analysis of a story or book is to create questions to be answered. What isrepparttar 135660 purpose ofrepparttar 135661 book? What characters are important inrepparttar 135662 story? Do you likerepparttar 135663 wayrepparttar 135664 author toldrepparttar 135665 story?

No two people will write an analysis of a storyrepparttar 135666 same. It is similar to a book report in that it gives facts aboutrepparttar 135667 story or book. It goes farther than a book report in that it does a personal analysis ofrepparttar 135668 wayrepparttar 135669 writer ofrepparttar 135670 essay seesrepparttar 135671 events inrepparttar 135672 story. In many ways an analysis of a topic can be creative in that no two people would askrepparttar 135673 same questions or look atrepparttar 135674 same two things in an analysis.

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