Simply put, writing for EzineArticles is an art.
Many occupations and activities are described as being both a skill and an art. For example, practicing the art of medicine; learning the martial arts; mastering the art of conversation; or enjoying the art of fine wine-making. One connotation of this turn-of-phrase implies that although the skill may be learned in a relatively short period of time, the art may take years, or even a lifetime, to master.
The same could be said of the “Art of Article Marketing”. True, you don’t often hear that reference, but think about it: The average person can typically learn the basic skill of writing, submitting and utilizing articles in their marketing efforts in a fairly short period of time (granted, some take longer than others). However, the art of article marketing may take years to master.
So what’s the point?
The point is that the only way you will ever be truly successful at one of these “arts” is to practice, practice, practice. In the case of article marketing, that means:
- Increasing your knowledge base to truly become an expert in your chosen niche(s).
- Writing fresh and original articles on a frequent, consistent basis.
- Learning everything you can from successful article marketing gurus.
- Utilizing all of the tools available to increase your articles’ exposure.
- Tracking your results to constantly improve your best practices.
Using EzineArticles to drive traffic to your websites is a skill, there’s no doubt about it. But it’s a skill that can be learned in a relatively short amount of time. Using EzineArticles to drive BUSLOADS of traffic to your site — now that is an art.
If you’re not already an Article Marketing Artist, you’ll be glad to know you’ve taken another step in that direction by simply reading this blog entry. Why not take a few more steps while you’re at it? Then take a few more. And a few more. Before long, you’ll be wearing a jaunty red beret and calling yourself the Monet of EzineArticles.