Second Quarter 2011 Video Roundup

EzineArticles Quarterly Video RoundupEliminating Writing Distractions, Leveraging Your Writing Analytics, A Batch of Quick Tips and More!

Our video studio has been busy in the second quarter producing an assortment of videos to help you get the most out of your article writing efforts.

In case you missed the announcements on the Blog and in the newsletter, here’s a list of the videos we’ve released to help you get caught up, along with a short recap of each video’s message:

  • Article Pieces and Parts:
     

    1. Resource Box Best Practices – Life is full of give and take. Your article writing efforts are no different. Every article you write must have the perfect combination of give and take.
       
    2. Driving Traffic in Your Direction With Effective Titles – You may cringe at the site of traffic on your daily commute but there’s no better feeling than seeing a full on traffic jam of new readers and potential customers driving straight towards your articles. Discover how to create article titles that open the highway for more traffic to your articles.
       
    3. The Perfect Article Summary – It can be easy to overlook the importance of the article summary. But, the truth is that your article summary gives you additional space beyond the article title to hook in potential readers.
       
    4. A Healthy Diet for Your Article Body – Your article body is very similar to your actual human body in that they both need care and attention to perform at the highest level. Watch this video to discover how you can create a healthy diet for your article body so you have a strong, fit article.
       
  • Author Tools and Resources:
     

    1. Leveraging Your Article Writing Analytics – Understanding your article writing analytics is vital to the success of your article writing campaign. Knowing which of your articles are doing well and why, will help you write more laser targeted articles.
       
    2. How to Avoid Sounding Like a Salesperson – Your articles shouldn’t sound like an infomercial. Your readers want your expert advice, not a sales pitch.
       
    3. The Value of Diamond Membership – The Diamond level membership is the highest level of free membership at EzineArticles.com and it’s reserved for the most exemplary authors. Watch this video to discover the benefits of Diamond level membership and why you should strive to reach this elite status.
       
    4. Article Content vs. Real Life – Exceptional Work – Getting noticed is easier said than done, but the rewards are worth the effort. Watch this video to see what happens when exceptional work is discovered.
       
    5. A Guide to Uninterrupted Writing – In general, distractions are a part of life. Sometimes they’re good, but normally they’re not. In an effort to increase your productivity and decrease your stress level, EzineArticles offers this: A Guide to Uninterrupted Writing.
       
  • Social Networking:
     
    1. Social Media for Article Writers – Best Practices – It’s hard to ignore the power that social media outlets can have on your article writing campaign. Sites like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube are social media tools that you should be using. Watch this video to discover 6 best practices for incorporating social media into your article writing efforts.
       
  • 2 Minute Approval Tips:
     
    1. 2 Minute Approval Tips: Affiliate Link Rules – The twelfth “2 Minute Approval Tip” focuses on using the Resource Box of your article to promote your affiliate links. Watch this video to discover how to properly promote affiliate links.
       
    2. 2 Minute Approval Tips: Choose Links Wisely – When someone gets engaged in reading one of your articles, you have the unique opportunity to connect them to your website. You know they are interested in your niche, so they are more likely than the average reader to be interested in your niche-specific website. Choose your links wisely!
       
    3. 2 Minute Approval Tips: Follow EzineArticles HTML Tag Rules – The next “2 Minute Approval Tip” focuses on properly formatting your articles using HTML tags. EzineArticles only allows certain HTML tags to be used in your articles.
       
  • EzineArticles Quick Tips:
     
    1. How to Update Your Email Address in Your EzineArticles Account – Keeping your account information up-to-date is the best way for you to stay in tune with what is going on with your account and at EzineArticles, in general. In this video, discover how to update your email address.
       
    2. Proper Capitalization Rules – Understanding proper capitalization rules is an important part of ensuring your articles are approved. Here are some rules that you should know about proper capitalization.
       
    3. How to Upload an Author Photo – Uploading an Author Photo is a small task, but it can have a great impact on your article writing efforts. Watch this video to discover just how easy it is.
       
    4. How to Contact EzineArticles Member Support – The EzineArticles Member Support Team plays a crucial role in the successful operation of EzineArticles.com. Check out this video to discover how to contact them.
       
    5. How to Reset Your EzineArticles Password – There’s no worse feeling than forgetting something important, especially your EzineArticles password! Watch this video to discover how to get a new account password.
       

Where to Find Even More Videos:

You’ll find a complete list of all of our EzineArticles videos on our Video Archive. It’s organized to help you find the videos you’re looking for based on skill level. Videos are broken down into beginner, intermediate and advanced skill levels.

We’ve added 4 new categories to make locating a specific video and browsing specific subjects easier. That makes a total of 12 handy categories:

1. Top 10 Reasons for Article Rejection
2. Social Networking
3. Author Tools and Resources
4. Nuggets of Knowledge
5. Overcoming Writing Obstacles
6. Article Content vs. Real Life
7. Article Distribution
8. 2 Minute Approval Tips
9. Article Ideas
10. Behind the Scenes
11. Article Pieces and Parts
12. EzineArticles Quick Tips

You can also view all of our videos on our Facebook Fan Page (on the “Video” tab), YouTube Channel and our Metacafe Channel.

Don’t Miss Our Next Release!

Be sure to regularly check back on the Blog, where we announce each new video release. And sign up to get email alerts of new Blog posts so you’ll never miss a new video announcement.

Got a suggestion for a video you’d like to see? We’d love to hear it in the comments section below.

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Lance Winslow writes:

Wow, when you put it that way, it reminds all of us what great work you are doing, and having watched all these great videos over the course of the 18-months, sometimes I forget how much you’ve done their at Team EzineArticles, but to see it all together like this in an easy format to view, all categorized, wow, it is an impressive collection – excellent work indeed.

Comment provided June 30, 2011 at 10:24 AM

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Alex J. Steve writes:

This is a great collection. I have already bookmarked this page in my browser. And I suggest other members to bookmark it in their web browsers.

Thanks Ezinearticle team.

Comment provided June 30, 2011 at 10:52 AM

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Syed Ali Abbas writes:

I have a moan… The resource box is where I should have a link to my webpage, but my article was rejected because the link redirected to my homepage where I am selling my services… why on earth should one burn his butt to write articles when he cant get any marketing???????

Comment provided July 1, 2011 at 10:40 AM

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Syed,

The Resource Box IS where you add your link. However, if your website content is not related to the content in your article, it won’t be accepted. I’ve passed along your concerns and a Member Support team member will address them with you privately.

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Ali writes:

yes, got the reply. thanks

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writing samples writes:

how often do you generate a new video? I mean after what time span… so I can come back and always see a new video

Comment provided July 1, 2011 at 10:44 AM

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We don’t have a ‘calendar’ but we generally add them to a blog post before putting them in our video collection. So if you receive blog alerts, or follow us on Twitter or Facebook, you’ll be notified.

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