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    Hi there,

    I was recently contacted by a company who 'specialise' in 'off-site' SEO and said that they could significantly improve the search ranking position of keyphrases that I select.

    I understand how the article submission thing works, but I am not sure how much integrity this technique has? I have read a few times that article submission, with the purpose of getting backlinks for target keyphrases, doesn't really do you any favours?

    This argument makes sense, because if you are getting backlinks from a site that does not belong to website's niche, then how can the backlink be of value?

    I have also heard that if you have a great article then you should put it on your own website instead of putting it on an article site like Ezinearticles?

    Lastly, my site sells products, and my blog has the same domain as the website www.widgets.co.uk and http://blog.widgets.co.uk, so if I were to put the article in the blog and put backlinks in the blog article to the product page keywords, will the search engines not see that the source of the backlink is coming from a similar domain and therefore not giving the backlink that much link authority? What is the best practice here?

    Hope someone can clarify these points.

    Cheers
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    Yes I agree "if you have great article, then put/publish it in your site". Article submission is not the only way for keyword ranking, other on page and off-page procedures are also there. Its better to hire SEO professionals to get your business run in profit (if its not running well).
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    Article submissions won't do you any good unless you have kick a$$ content that captures the reader. All the crappy free sites are worthless except maybe for the site owner. You need to be well versed in the topic to write that kind of content and put it on your own site if you want any real benefit and even that won't happen overnight, but in the long run it can.

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    Article submission is one of the best way to generate good amount of traffic to our site , i would strongly agree with that

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    I think you should do article submission, because article submission to article directories not only gives you backlinks but would also give you targeted traffic.

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    Hmm.. it honestly depends on the article itself, I agree with Test-ok because Article Submission isn't considered much in Google.

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    • Test-ok agrees : unless it's on your domain and helping you instead of the blog site.
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    be sure to submit unique articles...specially on high PR article sites...like on hubpages they can easily detect if the article you submitted is already submitted to other article sites.....
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    Originally Posted by Test-ok
    Article submissions won't do you any good unless you have kick a$$ content that captures the reader. All the crappy free sites are worthless except maybe for the site owner. You need to be well versed in the topic to write that kind of content and put it on your own site if you want any real benefit and even that won't happen overnight, but in the long run it can.
    I second this! We receive loads of articles everyday and reject most as they do not have any hook. The problem lies with the poor payment the writers guess. At $5 how in-depth research can u do and what insight can you offer? But most site owners prefer low value content.
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    Article submission is really best way to link building. It also helps in driving traffic to the website. But the most important thing to consider is article should be unique, informative and of good quality.
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    Originally Posted by benarnain
    Hi there,

    I was recently contacted by a company who 'specialise' in 'off-site' SEO and said that they could significantly improve the search ranking position of keyphrases that I select.

    I understand how the article submission thing works, but I am not sure how much integrity this technique has? I have read a few times that article submission, with the purpose of getting backlinks for target keyphrases, doesn't really do you any favours?

    This argument makes sense, because if you are getting backlinks from a site that does not belong to website's niche, then how can the backlink be of value?

    I have also heard that if you have a great article then you should put it on your own website instead of putting it on an article site like Ezinearticles?

    Lastly, my site sells products, and my blog has the same domain as the website www.widgets.co.uk and http://blog.widgets.co.uk, so if I were to put the article in the blog and put backlinks in the blog article to the product page keywords, will the search engines not see that the source of the backlink is coming from a similar domain and therefore not giving the backlink that much link authority? What is the best practice here?

    Hope someone can clarify these points.

    Cheers
    Benarnain


    Hey

    Article submission is the best way to get good result, But you should maintain unique content

    Have A Good Day!

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    Last edited by dzine; Dec 12th, 2012 at 01:53 AM.
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    Article submission aids you in SEO but not to a massive degree.

    What not to do:
    Do not use automated software that submits your articles to 100's + sites, this will have a negative effect on your SEO and in if done to excess will get you penalized.

    Here's what to do:
    Choose only the top 10 article directories and only post your articles there.
    But make sure you vary the anchor text of the link that points to your site.

    Also, don't follow this is in a step by step fashion as it is not natural. Remember the search engines don't want webmasters to build links to their sites, they want it to happen naturally.

    So, the natural thing to do is to build about 0-10 links per day to your site from different IP address and sources.

    Hope this help you!!
    Last edited by dzine; Dec 19th, 2012 at 11:41 AM.
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    Yes, article submission to directories works. But it is important to ensure that the copy is really fantastic. The trick is to arouse interest so that the reader feels compelled to click through and visit the website. The Headline/Title should be attention grabbing. It should flow smoothly to the beginning of the copy. Make your call-to-action subtle. Never put too many links. Of course, the copy needs to be 100% unique. And always, upload the best articles to your website.
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    hi,
    Article submission is really a good way and a good source of income, it may increase the traffic if your content is good and placing the keywords as a link between the contents can increase more traffic as you can generate income through the keyword links as well
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    According to me it's depend on the article and the audience which you are targeted for your the same. If you have some thing unique and interesting than you will get some traffic to your web site but it's not only enough to submit article in article directors do some Social media on it which rally helps to you.

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    Originally Posted by spyindiashiv
    Article submission is a important part for SEO techniques but you have to submit unique and quality base article at article directories.
    Important for the directory or the site your trying to rank?
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