As you would surely be aware after some time in the Internet marketing
business, submitting your articles and getting them re-published on others'
websites and newsletters/ezines is one of the most powerful Internet
marketing strategies. Your articles will start working as a free
advertisement for you forever. And you do not have to pay even a dime for
such advertising space. You will continue to enjoy free traffic driven to
your website for a long, long time!
Assuming you have decided to venture into writing your own articles, the following checklist should offer you as a very useful guide to help you overcome some common problems all beginners find in writing articles:
1) Decide on a Specific Objective
Always begin with a clear objective of writing an article. Is it a solution and answer to a particular problem faced by many? Is it an article expressing one's experience in certain field? Or is it an article to attract prospective customers.
2) Target Your Audience
Before writing an article, ensure that the targeted audience is big enough to make your effort worthwhile. Ensure that this target is relevant, meaning they would find your article beneficial. For example as I write this article the target audience is the Internet marketers who want to drive or improve traffic to their sites by submitting articles to directories etc and are looking for a good guidance to do so effectively.