Websites, Bloggers, Ezine Publishers all need content. All business need exposure and advertising. Writing articles to share your expertise with others can benefit in a number of ways even if you offer your articles freely. Article writing is easy to do and is one of our favorite online marketing growth tools.
Here are 10 Reasons why we suggest that you write articles and post them:

1. Articles Brand Yourself. You will brand your website, business and yourself. Make sure you include your name, business name, credentials, web site address and e-mail address in your resource box.

2. Valuable Content Gains Credibility. You will become know as an expert on the topics you write about. Get an edge on your competition with a boost in credibility.

3. Posting Articles in Directories Gives You Free advertising. This will broaden your advertising efforts in addition to your normal advertising budget.

4. You Can Get Published All Over The Web. Multiply your exposure by getting published on others sites or newsletters. Some of them need free content for their websites, ezines, blogs and more.

5. You Can Get Published in Offline Content. Some publishers may put your content in ebooks and so your advertising can multiply further.

6. Gain Trust Quickly. If when people read your article and they like it, they will be more likely to buy your product or service increasing your profits.

7. The Opportunity to Get Highlighted Exposure. A publisher may choose to place your article on their homepage or high traffic blog. Placement can increase credibility as well as exposure.

8. Increase Your Long Term Advertising. Your article may end up in archives to ezine publications. Some subscribers like to read back issues before subscribing.

9. Multiply Income. You may get extra income from people who want to hire you to write other articles, books or even speak at seminars. This can be a great way to multiply your income.

10. Link Popularity! When publishers begin placing your article along with resource box on their websites you will start to raise your search engine rankings.

Content rich articles help you position yourself as an expert.If you are interested in gaining more traffic, then we suggest you write articles and upload them to the article directory sites. The more links back to you site the more popular you are with the search engines. Start gaining all sorts of popularity today!

Author's Bio: 

Kathy Mason is President of Mason Works, LLC , a business development company. Mason Works, LLC. offers a variety of innovative marketing and communications services to businesses desiring to increase their bottom line. We are dedicated to helping clients rise above their competition. Established for over ten years, we have continually added economical and up-to-date marketing techniques to help clients keep up with the latest trends, all with proven results.Online Sales Strategies is a new division of MW. To get a free report, How to Get My Business Visible on the Web NOW!, go to