Top 5 Tips for Successful Article Writing

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You may have heard by now that writing articles and submitting them to different locations is a

great way to increase the traffic to your web sites and in the end increase your income.

But if the articles you write aren’t getting people’s attention and they are not clicking on your

links in the resource box, then you need to do something about it! Here are the top 5 tips that will

help you write the most successful articles.


Tip #1: The most important thing you need to do when writing articles is to capture your reader’s

attention. How else are they going to read to the bottom of your article to click on your link?

How can you get people’s attention? It has been proven that people related better to stories or

people they know. Adding a quote from a well known person near the beginning of your article to

make people associate your knowledge with the well known person’s knowledge.

Or alternatively you could retell a story that you once heard, it can be something that happened to

you or a fable that you can make connections to your topic with.


Tip #2: Of course what is a great article without a catchy title?! The reason I still put that you

need an article that will capture and keep people’s attention is that this will decide how many people

enjoy your article. You want to keep a high level of quality for all your articles, since that will

bring in the most people to visit your web sites. But of course you will need a title to get people to

take a look at your article. You will want to come up with a title that describes what your

article topic is, but with something of a mystery to get people to click. People respond well to lists

and “top 10’s” but they also like questions or implications of success.


Tip #3: Pick a very hot topic. If you’re writing about nursing or babies, try to write an article

about the latest fad in diapers or something that is related to the current world. Write articles that

are seasonal or festive. Webmasters and ezine owners are always looking for an article that relates

well to the current time of the year. When it’s Christmas time, relate your topic to Christmas and do

the same for other holidays and seasons. If you’re not sure what else you could use, read the news,

some weblogs or talk to your friends to find out the most current events.


Tip #4: Check your grammar and spelling. This might seem obvious, but articles that have bad grammar

or spelling are not going to help you much. These articles might even be rejected by certain article

submission sites! So take the extra few seconds it takes to press the “Spellcheck button”.

You’ll see it makes a big difference.


Tip #5: Write from the heart or from personal experience. This is one tip that helps you write articles

more easily which is then reflected in your articles. If you’re interested in the topic you’re

writing about, you’re bound to write better articles. Maybe you found out that a certain keyword is

very saught after, but you’re just not feeling motivated to write about it. Take a break and write about

something that really thrills you, and think of the other topic at the same time. If you keep practicing

this technique, soon you’ll think positive things about more topics and will be able to write about

a wide range of topics without losing out on the personal touch you can add to each of your articles.