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  1. Where to Submit Your Articles

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    Note from Pat, March 2016:
    The content in this post is no longer relevant. This deals with writing articles and submitting them to article directories, and linking back to your own website for increase search engines rankings. This is a practice that does not work anymore and can actually be harmful to your brand. That said, guest posting, writing a unique, high-value article and publishing it on another person’s site or blog is still encouraged and is a great strategy to increase SEO and gaining more traffic to your blog. The quick and easy article directory submission, however, I would not do.

    For advice on guest blogging, I recommend this post on Viperchill and Smart Passive Income Podcast Session 145 on writing for large media sites.

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    instant article factoryFirst of all, thank you to those of you who commented on my July Income Report to enter the contest to win 1 of the 3 free lifetime copies of Instant Article Factory, given to me by Jonathan Leger himself. As I write this post, there are a whopping 269 total comments, most illustrating how they would use IAF and how much it would benefit what they do online. I really wish I had enough free copies to give to everyone, because everyone had wonderful things to say about what the software can do.

    I’m happy to announce that the three winners are:

    • Stacey
    • Eric
    • J Griffin

    I have already contacted each of the winners via email.

    Again, thank you all for your entries, and I feel really bad I can’t choose everyone.

    If you didn’t win, but you still want a copy, Jonathan was nice enough to also offer a special “Pat Flynn Discount” (a deep 40% off) just for the SPI community. The offer expires at midnight tonight (Friday, August 6th), so you have until 11:59pm PST to grab the discount.

    To get the discount, you must go through my affiliate link (yes, I do earn a commission from your purchase), because again it’s a special discount just for the SPI readers.

    You can click here to watch the Instant Article Factory video and grab your copy today.

    Moving on…

    Why Article Marketing?

    As I mentioned in my July Report, article marketing has been my number one strategy to get my niche sites to quickly climb the search engine rankings. It works because you’re writing content relevant to your niche, posting it on a higher authority site and earning a backlink as a result. If you make sure to have your target keywords match the anchor text in your links that go back to your site, then it’s even more powerful.

    In addition to that, people scour the article directories to grab content to use on their own sites. This may sound bad at first, but know that in order for people to use your written article, they must credit you as the author and provide a link back to your site.

    As a result, you get even more backlinks to your niche site, and possibly some direct traffic from the article itself. (more…)

  2. 13 Alternatives to Writing and Making Money on eHow

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    Editor’s Note: This content is no longer relevant. Please visit our Getting Started page, which we keep up to date with advice for getting started with earning money online. (Updated 10/2015)

    alternative-pathBack in 2008 when I first started experimenting with generating passive income online, I was introduced to eHow.com and its writer’s compensation program. It seemed very intriguing, especially after hearing that some people were making over $1000 a month on residuals from ad clicks on their articles, so I decided to give it a shot myself.

    In November of 2008, I wrote a total of 150 articles for eHow just to see what would happen. In November of 2008, I netted a total of $18.99. That’s a whopping 13 cents per article, and considering that each one took me about 30 minutes to complete, we can say that I was making 26 cents per hour.

    But, as with all passive income generation, it’s not about the immediate payoff. We can’t expect to see results right away, which is why I think a lot of people think that generating a passive income is difficult and they just give up. It’s tough when we live in a generation where we’re used to things to happening immediately.

    That being said, my work finally paid off because in each consecutive month after November 0f 2008, I earned an average of about $165.00 per month from the same batch of articles without doing any additional work. To date, that’s about $3000 total which turns that 26 cents per hour into about $40 per hour. If only I continued to write for eHow, I could have joined the $1000+ per month club. (more…)

  3. How to Boost Blog and Website Traffic with Article Marketing

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    Note from Pat, March 2016:
    The content in this post is no longer relevant. This deals with writing articles and submitting them to article directories, and linking back to your own website for increase search engines rankings. This is a practice that does not work anymore and can actually be harmful to your brand. That said, guest posting, writing a unique, high-value article and publishing it on another person’s site or blog is still encouraged and is a great strategy to increase SEO and gaining more traffic to your blog. The quick and easy article directory submission, however, I would not do.

    For advice on guest blogging, I recommend this post on Viperchill and Smart Passive Income Podcast Session 145 on writing for large media sites.

    I know a lot of you have been asking me about Article Marketing and what exactly it can be used for. Well, since I only do minimal amounts of Article Marketing, I’ve found someone who has much more experience to write about it for you today. Feel free to ask any questions in the comments below if you still have questions unanswered. Enjoy!

    This is a guest post by Henri Junttila from Wake Up Cloud.

    Do you want to generate more traffic to your blog or website? Do you want to increase your subscribers, sales and fans?

    It can be done, but only if you’re prepared to work hard. You’ve probably heard people say that article marketing is dead. I’m here to tell you it’s not, because I’m currently using it successfully.

    There will always be people that proclaim that everything’s dead. Google Adsense is dead, blogging is dead and whatever else.

    These are the people that have failed and want something to blame. Increasing traffic to your blog and website is extremely simple with article marketing, so let’s get started, shall we? (more…)

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