How to Write a Quality Article in 7 Simple Steps

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How to write an article for a blog post, guest post, or article directory.

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  • Bill Davis is an internet marketing coach. You can read more about him his blog, Internet Marketing Muscle.
  • How to Write a Quality Article in 7 Simple Steps

    1. 1. How to Write a Quality Article Brought to you by Bill Davis http://Internet-Marketing-Muscle.com
    2. 2. Why Write Articles? The web is still text-based Video rocks…but… Other stuff works, tooBill Davis http://internet-marketing-muscle.com
    3. 3. Step by Step Article Writing Method 7 steps Works for people AND search engines Bang out an article in 7 minutes or less!Bill Davis http://internet-marketing-muscle.com
    4. 4. Step 1 – Choose a topic Key words! Problem – Solution – Intro – Body – Conclusion Create a killer headlineBill Davis http://internet-marketing-muscle.com
    5. 5. Step 2 – Key Word Phrase (KWP) Title First sentence Middle Last Headings Category Tags ImagesBill Davis http://internet-marketing-muscle.com
    6. 6. Step 3 – Links Outbound links Inbound links – Point to a category – Point to a tag – Microkid’s “Related Posts” plugin http://ow.ly/et8eBBill Davis http://internet-marketing-muscle.com
    7. 7. Step 4 – Dividers The old “Horizontal Rule” trick – Tells Google and other SE’s that “This is important—take note” – Simple HTML (<hr>) – Can use a shortcode to make it “pretty” (drop shadows, dotten lines, etc.)Bill Davis http://internet-marketing-muscle.com
    8. 8. Step 5 – Formatting Elements Same idea as Step 4 – Bold – Italics – Color – Headings (H1, H2, etc.) No underlines (they look like hyperlinks)Bill Davis http://internet-marketing-muscle.com
    9. 9. Step 6 – Author’s Resource Box Only for guest posts & outside articles Link back to own site Method: http://ow.ly/et9mm Not for your own site (see Step 7)Bill Davis http://internet-marketing-muscle.com
    10. 10. Step 7 – Authorship This is a BIG DEAL – If you care about getting ranked in Google  WordPress by Yoast Don’t forget your Publisher markup, too Use Google’s Rich Snippet ToolBill Davis http://internet-marketing-muscle.com
    11. 11. For More InformationInternet Marketing Muscle– http://internet-marketing-muscle.comCoaching Academy– http://coaching-academy.usPhone– (925) 605-5553Email– bill.davis@internet-marketing-muscle.comFullyFollowMe– http://www.fullyfollow.me/billspaced

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