Why The Booster Rocket?

Some authors have wondered why there is a booster rocket of traffic that comes to your articles when you first send them in and then they get a more natural flow of traffic after about 3-9 weeks of being in our site.

Boost Your Artice Marketing Into The  Trafficosphere!

I call it the “Booster Rocket” effect and here is why it happens (on purpose, BTW):

A day in the life of a new approved EzineArticles.com article:

1) You send in an article.

2) We approve and publish it.

3) We send it to our RSS feeds in real-time and your article gets read by folks who view our site in their favorite RSS reader. A select group of approved RSS publishers publish your title, summary and a link back to the full article, giving it more traffic.

4) We make it available to our new XML keyword search partners that return keyword search results of the most recent articles submitted as we can only display 10-25 usually for them… hence, the newest articles get listed first.

5) Your article gets included in the recently submitted articles in the category you selected until it gets bumped out of the list. That means other articles from your fellow authors help bring traffic to your article for about 20-35 position movements.

6) Your article get promoted to our proprietary email alert lists and this brings more traffic to your articles.

7) The search engines discover your article and give you an initial ranking. A few days to a few weeks later, your position in their indexes settles due to intense competition for the top.

8) In our category views, we list the newest articles on top and the oldest near the bottom. This is designed to encourage you to send in a continual flow of articles while giving our web surfers the freshest content.

My point: We do an incredible amount of effort to give your articles a boost of attention BEFORE the search engines give your articles attention and traffic.

Dangerous suggestion came in this week:
An author suggested that she should remove all of her articles and re-submit them to play the game a little harder. If anyone does that, we will terminate their accounts as this is ‘gaming the system’ territory and we don’t want to look foolish to the search engines wondering why we keep changing the position of your articles.

BTW, we track and watch every single article deletion…so know that any mass deletion won’t go un-noticed. Our system alerts us in real-time via email when articles get deleted as this is part of our quality control process to help authors fix problems rather than delete them to start over.

Best way to take full advantage of our article marketing system is to keep a fresh flow of new quality original articles coming in, week after week, year after year.

Make sense? :)


Jeff Herring writes:

I’ve been a student of human nature for so many years, yet it still boggles my mind that folks would try to cheat a system that works so damn well when done right.

Send in lots of articles = Lots of traffic.

You do the math.


Comment provided October 13, 2005 at 1:32 PM


Guna writes:

I agree with you and Jeff. I am new to this site but I think you got a good point here. Submit more articles and wait for it to earn the credit it deserves.

Good article will always attract people and then eventually search engines.

Keep up the good work.


Comment provided October 13, 2005 at 9:55 PM


Lance Winslow writes:

Well, limits to thought would not necessarily be something I would condemn, yet if someone actually did it, rather than someone who thought it, you are absolutely correct. Guna, yes a good article will attract people. Yet so would a bad article with good title, timing and key words. That is not say write bad articles, that would be silly and a waste of time entirely.

I will have 500,000 article views (one half MILLION) by Midday Saturday, so Guna, you are absolutely correct on that. Want more traction, use more of the track. More articles has certainly made a HUGE difference indeed. Jeff you are correct: “DO THE MATH!” There is no better place to make articles work, not in this world or in the Virtual Space, think on this.

Comment provided October 13, 2005 at 10:58 PM


Cindy writes:

Hi Lance, I looked at a couple of your articles. They’re very good.

n the ones that I read, I didn’t see any links to your website or a bio box, though. Is that correct?


Comment provided October 19, 2005 at 11:13 AM


Peluang Bisnis writes:

This Booster Rocket concept is very informative Chris. I should prepare more articles then!

Comment provided October 20, 2005 at 2:28 AM


Dick Pennington writes:

I have watched my site skyrocket with just a few articles. When you are writting about real products for a niche market, not thoughts on things that is of interest to most, or MLM, it seems more difficult to write quanity and quality.

Comment provided February 11, 2008 at 4:32 AM


Vern writes:

Hi Chris,

Booster Rocket. Now thats on rocking piece of encouragement to write even more articles than before!

MLM articles seems to be pretty much diluted nowadays so I’m branching out to write on topics which suit my own personality and about my own experiences now.


Comment provided February 14, 2008 at 2:29 AM


Phillip writes:

No matter how good or easy something is, someone will always try to find loopholes in the system to benefit themselves. I thank God everyday that there are sites like this one that help promote what I’m doing for free. I’ve received so much free helpful information from Chris K. and you bloggers that I will always stay loyal to the rules and integrity of this site. Thanks guys,

Comment provided February 15, 2008 at 5:26 PM



This is why I don’t bother submitting to over article directories anymore except two or three.

EzineArticles deliver the most traffic to my websites. You are doing an awesome job.

Comment provided February 15, 2008 at 10:24 PM


Lance Winslow writes:

Above I wrote “Guna” instead of Gina, sorry about that.

Comment provided February 24, 2009 at 1:13 AM


Susan meindl writes:

What a great system. and what a great job you guys are doing.. even this article which replies to my question (obviously a FAQ!) is comprehensive and educational. I bless the day that I was directed to your site!

Comment provided November 21, 2009 at 7:14 AM


jacquelyn dunn writes:

I think EzineArticles is a great site and works just like it should. Most of the traffic to my website comes from EzineArticles. Keep up the good work and high standards.

Comment provided March 7, 2010 at 8:56 PM


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