Article Writing – 3 Easy Steps to Write an Article

When you write articles for online publication, you must understand that the purpose of the article is not only to show your expertise and skill about the topic but more importantly, it must generate traffic to the web site or sites you recommend.

The article material should be able to capture, firstly, the search engine’s attention so that it will be added to the database at Google, Yahoo, MSN, etc.

Your article also has to be able to catch and hold the reader’s attention. To be able to do that, here are a few tips and techniques to follow to write a traffic generating article.


Begin with your subject title. You see, the title of the article serves as the window into the entire article. It’s the first thing that people look at when they want to read an article. The more attractive a title is, the more it becomes enticing for people to continue reading. Therefore it is essential that you are able to catch the attention of your readers first. Write a block buster title!


After having caught the attention of your reader, you now must sustain their interest by giving them the best content that you can give. You see, sustaining the interest to continue reading is as difficult as getting the attention of your readers in the first place. (Who said writing good stuff is easy?) Therefore, your content must also be attractive. Give your readers the freshest, the most timely, most up to date, and most informative bits of data you’ve got access to.


You also have to think about how search engines will deal with your articles. There is only one way that we can be sure that your piece is search engine friendly – through keywords. So before you write, make a list of the main keywords and be sure to use them a few times in the article. But not too often. You still need to sound natural to the human reader.

, Gary Harvey ,