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Submitting 2-part articles to article directories

snikadin
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Submitting 2-part articles to article directories

Hello everyone!
I'm in the middle of writing my articles and have written close to 20 so far. I did my market research very well and I'm confident in my chosen keywords. I know that Mark says that if you have keyword synonyms, you can post 2*500 word articles and link them together. I've done this for 5 of my articles but I'm a bit worried now.

The reason for this is that I will now have a 2 part article. What happens when I want to spin the article and submit it? Can I submit the 2 different posts as 2 different articles? The second will just start with a short bolded text saying something like "note: this is part 2 of my article on X, click the following link to read part 1 'X keyword synonym'. Will article directories accept these 2 parts since I guess I want to target both of my keyword synonyms? Have you got any ideas on how I should approach this problem?

Also, another question I have is if you recommend making links of specific keywords? I have a wp plugin called AFlinker which includes many different functions and one of them is to search my website and replace any word variation I want (such as "affiloblueprint review" or "cheap computer speakers" and make affiliate links out of them. Do you recommend such an approach?

Thank you very much!
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faradina
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What I do with two-part articles is either of the following:

1. just submit the two parts together to the directory

2. submit the first part to the directory and include a link to second part of the article on my own site.

Varying the anchor text of your affiliate links are a very good idea but you should make sure that the anchor text use or include the keywords that you are targeting.
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snikadin
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hi faradina! thank you for your reply but I'm not really following. If i do point 1.
do you mean that I should make the 2 part article a single article and post the entire lenght (500+500=1000 words) as a single article or do you mean that I should post article part 1 and then article part 2? If I just compile it to a single article, how will I make sure that I get backlinks to both keywords? That was the sole reason I made a 2 part article, to target 2 keyword variations so I could rank high for both and get traffic fromboth keyword variations. If I submit it as a single article, the link I will have at the end of the article will only link to 1 of my keyword variations and only get me 1 backlink instead of 2.

If I do point 2. as you suggested "submit the first part to the directory and include a link to second part of the article on my own site" I will only get a backlink to part 2=only getting linkjuice to 1 of my 2 keyword variations meaning that the other keyword variation will not be ranking high on google. Which kind of defeats the purpose of writing a 2-part article in the first place.

Thank you!
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snikadin
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Could anyone help me by bringing some light on this topic? Maybe I've completely misunderstood this and we're not doing article submissions for the backlinks :S
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