Starting out with a new site can be a daunting task. There are literally millions and millions of websites. Only 5% of websites don’t fail. Advertising costs money, which a new site doesn’t always have to spare. So what is there to do to get people to find the site?
Writing articles is one of the best-working methods of getting a site’s presence known. Search engines find the backlinks in your resource box of articles and can find your site easily. People read what you have to write and visit your site to find out more. Sometimes articles even get picked up in newsletters or ezines, giving even more coverage.
Most articles tend to be 400-1200 words. Your article should have something to say, or a point to make. Remember, you should be giving your reader good information they want, not a press release and don’t self-promote. If you write well on your topic and give good information, you only stand to gain.
There are 3 big things you get from writing articles, which are to mark you as an expert, giving you quality backlinks, and the traffic you get from people reading the articles are already interested in your topic, making them extremely targeted.
You mark yourself as an expert when you write articles. You are giving out free information of use to readers. Readers in general will find all of the articles you have written and come to see you as an expert due to your vast knowledge in your topic.
You get high-quality backlinks to your website from the resource box of wherever your articles are on the internet. Search engines will see this and you are getting great on-topic backlinks that are now and will always be great for your link popularity.
The readers that are reading your articles are already interested in the topic and are trying to find out even more information. This means you have a highly-targeted audience right from the beginning and it is likely many readers will follow the link to your website to find out more.
Writing articles is one of the best ways to market your website there is. You get to share information with your potential visitors, and in the process get great backlinks which are always a huge part of increase your position in the search engines. You can in fact write your own success story, literally. The price … FREE.