If you’ve wanted to submit how-to articles to various websites, but you haven’t had the time, here’s a shortcut that’s so easy, you’ll be ashamed to make excuses.
The website is called Top7Business, a business-focused article site that only accepts articles in what I call a “tip sheet” format. The formula is simple:
–A title that begins with “Top 7 _______________”
–An introductory paragraph
–7 short tips or strategies, numbered
–An author resource box that includes your URL and other valuable contact information for people who want to contact you to speak to their group, hire you as a consultant, or write more articles for their newsletters.
This site is owned by the same folks who own EzineArticles. For the Top7Business site, they want business-oriented articles that are a collection of 7 tips, secrets or strategies that fit one of these categories:
Search engine secrets
You can take a peek of the format.
Once you’ve submitted one or more, you’ll be amazed at how easy it is. And you can even use that tip sheet as the basis for a longer how-to article. I explain how on the CD titled “How to Write How-to Articles for Newspapers, Magazines and Trade Journals.” It’s also available as a cassette tape, and the CD and tape come with a downloadable template for a how-to article. Just copy the format I’ve provided on the template and you’ll have your own article in an hour or two.