Article Submission - Why Do You Need Article Submission?


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Article Submission can be used to catapult your website into a top 10 listing on the first page of the natural rankings in the search engines. You can use article submission to dominate a niche market or drive tons of free traffic to your website. Article submission is free, simple and easy for even a novice. You do not need to have vast knowledge about search engine optimization, html or anything else.

Relevance and keywords are critical in article submission. What you write must be relevant to what you are promoting. When preparing to write an article for article submission you must choose keywords that are relevant to your product or service. Use those keywords in your article submission so the search engines will determine your article is relevant to the topic.

When selecting keywords to use in your article submission you want to select keywords that are relevant, searched for, and do not have a lot of competition. There are several keyword tools available that you can use to help select the best keywords to use in your article submission. You want to achieve a keyword density of 4 to 7% and have the keywords spread throughout your article submission.

Some basic guidelines to use when searching for keywords to use in your article submission. You need to want to find a keyword that has at least 300-3000 searches per month plus has few competing pages on Google. If you can find keywords with 500,000 competing pages that's okay. Keywords under 100,000 are a good thing, and under 40,000 competition and it is your lucky day.

Your article submission needs to be informative and not a bunch of nonsense. In the past you could do an article submission about anything, link it back to your site and get recognized. Now people are using the Internet more and more to get information and they will not waste their time reading a junk article submission. Make sure your article submission contains useful information.

Why does article submission work? Article submission works for several reasons. With each article submission you get to create a link back to your website. This increases you link popularity which the search engines like. Your article submission can be published at several of the article submission sites. Here they can be read by others causing the reader to click on the link back to your website. Your article submission can be picked up by the media or used as content by other websites. Here the link you create with your article submission gets posted on the website using your content which gets you another link back to your site and exposure to a new group of people.

There are numerous sites available for free article submission, but there is a caution. If you post the same article on too many article submission sites you run the risk of being penalized by the search engines for duplicate content. There are tools available to help you with your article submission so you are not posting the identical content on a large number of article submission sites.

To learn about article submission tools visit the Article Submission page at

Kirk McCormick is the director of North American Enterprises Inc, an international Internet marketing firm. has tips, tools and information on all aspects of Internet Marketing. You can contact him at


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