Writing articles and
submitting them to a worldwide audience online can be very exciting in the
You start out with great
ideas. You're motivated. You're inspired. You're ready, willing and able to
educate audiences worldwide. You're psyched to start building your list with
targeted leads so you can make more money online selling your books, products
But, after a while, you run
out of steam.
You find yourself sitting
at your computer with your eyes in a blank stare and your fingers ready at the
keyboard. But they're not typing.
The muse isn't so amused
anymore. You start hunting for things to write about. And, when you finally get
yourself together and try to write an article, it doesn't flow. There is not
much to say. Things are awkward. You don't know how to begin and how to end.
So where do you turn when
your idea arsenal is running low?
5 Ways to Eliminate Writer's Block So You Can Write Articles Fast to Build
Traffic, Leads and Profits:
1. Uncover the Hidden Source of Story Ideas with Surveys
Marketing professionals have turned towards web surveys to do research, plan
projects, get feedback, develop new products and services, and create public
relations and marketing opportunities. So why aren't you using surveys to drum
up ideas for articles? Surveys are hidden sources of story ideas, providing
rich, timely, interesting and intriguing information that you can use in your
2. Go Blog Hopping
We're all guilty of doing
reading blogs from our blogroll on a regular basis. We can't avoid it, even if
we wanted to. However, the next time you blog hop, read your favorite blogs with
the purpose of finding ideas to write articles about and ask yourself:
- What are bloggers and
their readers interested in at the moment?
- What is the most
popular topic that people blog about?
- Do I want to write
about it, too, and create an article around that topic?
3. Use Your Own Blog as
a Content Source
Your very own blog can
become your best friend when it comes to writing articles. Your blog is a tool
that will help you analyze what your audience is interested in. Review your blog
posting archives. Find out which postings received the greatest number of reader
comments – both positive and negative. Figure out which postings got the most
views. Now you know exactly what your audience wants to know. So give them what
they want, by writing articles based on your most popular topics.
4. Explore Article
Article directories like
EzineArticles.com are gold mines of ideas for article writers. Read articles
written for your target audience to obtain ideas, but never plagiarize the
The best article
directories list the most popular or newest articles. Use this as your starting
point. Then add your own ideas and experiences to develop the article ideas.
Your Mind & Enjoy It All
By turning article writing
into a burdensome, repetitive task, you will pay for it in stilted prose and
cliché ideas. You must learn to relax and enjoy educating the World as you
establish credibility, build link popularity and increase traffic, leads and
A relaxed mind is an open
mind. And an open mind is prepared to accept new and creative ideas for your
article writing and marketing efforts.
Every single day I remind
myself to enjoy the craft no matter what- and I'm the article marketing expert.
I know if I don't remind myself to relax and enjoy writing articles to educate
authors, experts, marketing professionals and business owners just like you, I
would not be able to write articles on a daily basis.
I write articles for
article submission. I write articles for my blog. I write articles to be posted
on ArticleMarketingExperts.com. I write articles for the PR LEADS Article
Markets Secrets & Breakthroughs Newsletter.
And, guess what?
I never ever run out of
ideas, and you won't either if you relax your mind, enjoy the art and follow the
strategies, I described in this article.
About the Author:
Article Marketing Expert,
Eric Gruber, has helped hundreds of businesses, authors and experts just like
you beat writer's block and kickstart an
article marketing campaign that drives thousands of visitors to their websites.
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