Welcome to Day 26 of How To Make Money Blogging with Purpose
Today we’ll Learn How to Use Content Marketing to Drive Targeted Traffic to Your Blog
Content marketing is also known as “article marketing”.
Here’s the great thing about this traffic-generating technique:
You already know how to write articles and promote affiliate links within these articles! That means you only need to know how to do two things:
1. Write an attention-getting resource box.
2. Submit your article far and wide across the internet.
Be sure to create articles that are optimized for the search engines, as many of the top article directories get a lot of love from Google and other search engines. Refer to my tips at SEO Traffic Success.com for help
Writing the Author’s Bio
Not all article directories or similar places allow you to promote an affiliate link within your actual article. That’s why you need to learn how to write an author’s bio (also known as “resource box”or “byline”).
But don’t be fooled – just because it’s sometimes referred to as an”author’s bio” does NOT mean it’s actually your bio.
Instead, you should use this space to promote your blog or your affiliate link. Better yet, use this space to promote your email newsletter (see Day 30 for information on how to build your list).
Example: “Are you tired of the debt collectors calling you all day? Do you dread opening up your mail? Click here to discover how to make the collector’s go away – it’s free, quick and legal!”
Submitting Your Article
Once you’ve written an article and created your resource box, then you can start submitting it to article directories and social media (content sharing) sites, including:
You can even create secondary blogs as a way to get backlinks and traffic pointing to your site. You can create accounts and post articles on:
Write an article (just as you would for your blog),create a resource box and submit your article to the sites above.