What is an Article Directory?
Internet Marketing Dictionary | Article
Article directories are specialist
websites that connect article writers with web
publishers. Article writers use article marketing to generate web
traffic and to boost their PageRank. Website owners users
articles to increase the amount of content on their sites in order to attract
more search engine traffic and to boost stickiness
- the time people spend on their sites.
Authors submit articles to article directories
in a standard format. Importantly this will include a
Publishers can then use these articles on their
own websites provided that they keep any links within the
articles intact. The basis of the exchange is that the author
gets a link to his own site in return for providing free
content to the web publisher.
There are many article directories on the
internet now and whilst most provide a free services, some
are charging. These directories tend to work on checking the
quality of articles more carefully, something that some article
free directories just don't do.