Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.167.83.224

Forum Moderators: martinibuster

Message Too Old, No Replies

Article directories and press releases

Anyone with successful experiences of these?

     
8:29 pm on Jun 21, 2005 (gmt 0)

Junior Member

10+ Year Member

joined:Feb 17, 2005
posts:97
votes: 0


I've been submitting articles to other sites in return for links and recently came across the concept of article directories. These sites release your material to others who want to use it as long as they maintain the accredited links.
Does anyone have any success stories to tell in favour of these article directories?
Also I've heard press releases mentioned as a tactic but I don't understand how the average informational site can release something that could genuinely be considered as newsworthy. Can anyone enlighten me?
10:26 am on June 22, 2005 (gmt 0)

Junior Member

10+ Year Member

joined:Feb 6, 2003
posts:105
votes: 0


I have released about 10 of my articles to article directories. I have gained some incoming links but none with exceptional PR. Also I have found numerous webmasters will put my article up with no clickable return link. I have spent much time policing this and emailing webmasters. Some respond and some do not.
Not worth if for me at this point. Perhaps when I get to 1000,s of original articles on my site I will submit about 50 of them and not worry.
7:31 pm on June 29, 2005 (gmt 0)

Full Member

10+ Year Member

joined:Jan 30, 2003
posts:209
votes: 0


Where can you find these article directories to submit to?
8:39 pm on June 29, 2005 (gmt 0)

Junior Member

10+ Year Member

joined:Aug 5, 2003
posts:151
votes: 0


The Link Building Knowledge Base lists a few.

Alternatively: search Google for titles of articles by authors who you know are using this method -- you will find every place their article is syndicated (at least, every place that's gotten indexed, which is what you want anyway).

Do this for a few different authors, you'll have a list in no time.