Best Ways to Promote your Articles

  • Share your article on your Facebook page (and any other pages you have i.e. business pages). You can also share it on the timelines of your friends who you think might enjoy reading your article.
  • Tweet your article with a link 2-3 times per day for 30 days. Be sure to change your tweet text each time.
  • Create a board on Pinterest for all your articles and pin each article post to it. Be sure to use engaging images to attract readers!
  • Share your article on your LinkedIn profile and any groups you belong to. You should join groups who would be of interest to your articles.
  • Upload a YouTube video relevant to your article, then post your article link in the video description.
  • Make use of Instagram. Upload a photo relevant to your article, then provide a link to your article in the description of the photo.
  • Google+ is important for writers to gain SEO value. Be sure articles with your Google+ circles and via Google ads.
  • You can also promote your article through the ads system on Facebook and LinkedIn.
  • Create an email list of your email contacts and send out your articles to them. This could be in the format of a weekly newsletter or each time an article of yours is published.
  • Request feedback from readers and engage back with them. For every comment posted, you should reply. This will help you to generate a ‘following’ and entice users to read more of your articles.
  • Make use of the RSS feed functionality to promote your articles on your own blog/website. This will help to maximise your exposure.
  • Be active and comment on other articles with a link back to your own. Be careful not to spam articles though.
  • Be active in blogging communities and register with relevant forums to create discussions and provide links to your articles.
  • Set up accounts with the following sites to promote your articles:
    • Digg.com
    • Stumbleupon.com (join “voting” groups”)
    • Reddit.com
    • Triberr (easy way of getting more shares!)
  • Creative ways to promote your article includes linking your newest article to your email signature.
  • Banner ads can be cost effective and a great way to maximise shares and views. Be sure to advertise on a site that targets the right audience.
  • Create effective partnerships with other authors/bloggers/influencers to promote your article. This can often be an unpaid strategy.
  • Network with others on CareerAddict. Build up your following and followers list, and engage with one another to give more credibility to your profile.
  • Comment on other news sites and blogs. While you may not be permitted to include your article link in the comment, your profile will usually allow you to include a link there.
  • Content syndication is the most effective way to distribute your content. Here are some of the most renowned syndication sites to get you started –
    • Blogcatalogue.com
    • DemandStudios.com
    • NetworkedBlogs.com
    • Syndic8com
    • Submit your article to RSS feeds on bigger sites
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