MS: John, you must be one of most prolific Ezine Writers on Web - I see your articles nearly everyday in article lists and in dozens of Newsletters. How long have you been writing Ezine Articles?
JC: I first started writing ezine articles around 1999.
MS: What are main topics that you write about in your Ezine Articles?
JC: I mainly write two types of articles, (i) Marketing and promotion, (ii) Success and motivation.
MS: John, how important have Ezine articles been in promoting your website?
JC: I sometimes use paid advertising, but my main method of promotion is writing and submitting articles.
MS: John, what sort of Articles have you had most success with? In your experience, what kind of Articles are most in demand?
JC: I get most feedback on articles about success and motivation
MS: Some Ezine Writers promote a product or service in their Resource Box, while others aim only to get a subscription to their free Newsletter. What would your advice be for getting maximum results from your Resource Box?
JC: I usually promote my newsletter and free ebook in resource box. Sometimes I promote a product, but mainly newsletter.
MS: What have you found to be most effective ways of getting your Articles published?
JC: Persistence. I've set up a weekly mailing to publishers. Most publishers get a lot of submissions, so getting them to notice you article will take some time. Once they start using your articles, they are more likely to start reading your submissions.
MS: Apart from getting your Articles published in Newsletters, are there any other ways you use your Articles to promote your website? (such as turning them into a free E-Book)?