Ezine Articles is getting picky.....

by Easy Cash 58 replies
Ezine Articles is getting picky. They are dictating landing page requirements, what you can have and can't have on your website or landing page.

They also are changing the terms and conditions as they seem fit.

They are also slow to respond.

Soon it may not be worth using them but maybe better to simply add hundreds of your own articles to your own website.
#main internet marketing discussion forum #articles #ezine #picky
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  • Profile picture of the author sparrow
    Are you saying that the links the bio box has they are starting to get picky about that?

    Ed
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    • Profile picture of the author hugofortin
      Hi,

      Yes, I know. They refuse me a acticle I use the world dummies in it.
      Even the landing page, really?

      I'm not why they are doing it. Someone can explain it?

      bye

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    • Profile picture of the author Easy Cash
      Originally Posted by sparrow View Post

      Are you saying that the links the bio box has they are starting to get picky about that?

      Ed
      Picky about what page you link to.

      i.e - dictating the page requirements. The way it looks. What it looks like - the layout of it.
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      • Profile picture of the author jennstall
        Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

        Picky about what page you link to.

        i.e - dictating the page requirements. The way it looks. What it looks like - the layout of it.
        Did they actually give you specifics? I'd love to know what to avoid.
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    • Profile picture of the author Tuzic
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      hi,

      yes they are really becoming strict & picky in approving articles to be published.
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  • Profile picture of the author jennstall
    Interesting. They refused two of my articles this week for the url, on a site on which I've never had a problem before. I checked the "editorial guidelines" they are referring to and as far as I can tell, I am not breaking them at all. I sent them a support message, but they've yet to get back to me. We'll see what they say.

    I'm hoping it is a new editor being overly picky, and not some new rule they are putting in place because nothing has been mentioned on the blog and I don't see anything new in the guidelines.
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    • Profile picture of the author Easy Cash
      Originally Posted by jennstall View Post

      Interesting. They refused two of my articles this week for the url, on a site on which I've never had a problem before. I checked the "editorial guidelines" they are referring to and as far as I can tell, I am not breaking them at all. I sent them a support message, but they've yet to get back to me. We'll see what they say.

      I'm hoping it is a new editor being overly picky, and not some new rule they are putting in place because nothing has been mentioned on the blog and I don't see anything new in the guidelines.
      Yes - I have had them reject websites that were previously allowed.

      Their excuse is that 'I should expect the standards to rise'. They don't have to put it in their terms and conditions. Talk about change the rules to suit them.

      They mention about give and take in their terms - but this is not give and take - it's all take on their behalf.

      The layout is for one of my sites that has ads at the top of the page.

      This is the webpage.

      Easy Cash

      They said that the content needs to be the first thing seen - not ads.

      I submitted a revised version with an anchor tag in the url that then showed half ads and half content and they still don't like it!!!!!!

      They said the ads had to be under the content. Won't be doing that......

      It is a load of crap if you ask me.

      I am also trying for a column of text and all ads to the right. I bet they won't approve that either.

      What a joke. How can they dictate the website landing page requirements?

      Talk about anal and picky.

      Might be time to ditch them.
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      • Profile picture of the author GarrieWilson
        Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

        This is the webpage.

        Easy Cash
        I dont blame them for that.

        You built the site with one purpose - ad clicks. It would hurt them to be associated with a spam page like yours.

        If you dont like it, stop using them or adapt and maybe sell a product on that page.

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        • Profile picture of the author Easy Cash
          Originally Posted by GarrieWilson View Post

          I dont blame them for that.

          You built the site with one purpose - ad clicks. It would hurt them to be associated with a spam page like yours.

          If you dont like it, stop using them or adapt and maybe sell a product on that page.

          Garrie
          Just because the ad position is different to the 'standard' website and is an innovative layout doesn't mean that;

          a. it is a spam page
          b. is any different from another webpage.
          c. it would 'hurt them' as you put it. How could it possibly hurt them?????

          If you look at their standard page it also has a sh$tload of ads all over it.

          It is a bit hypocritical if you ask me.


          My website has a lot of content on it regardless.

          It is just that the layout is different to the standard 'run of the mill' layouts.

          Whether people want to click the ads or scroll is up to them.

          My point is they are trying to control my layout when clearly;

          a. there is nothing in their terms and conditions that say it is not acceptable.
          b. They have approved articles now for 2 years!!!
          c. They are changing their mind for the sake of it.
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          • Profile picture of the author GarrieWilson
            Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

            Just because the ad position is different to the 'standard' website and is an innovative layout doesn't mean that;
            Thats not innovative. People used that format YEARS ago. and if you want to get technical Google would probably boot you out of AdSense for it.

            You made the layout for clicks - nothing else.

            If you look at their standard page it also has a sh of ads all over it.
            But not above the fold. Not placed so its the main thing people see.

            Their site. Their rules.
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            • Profile picture of the author Easy Cash
              Originally Posted by GarrieWilson View Post

              Thats not innovative. People used that format YEARS ago. and if you want to get technical Google would probably boot you out of AdSense for it.

              You made the layout for clicks - nothing else.

              But not above the fold. Not placed so its the main thing people see.

              Their site. Their rules.
              Not above the fold? Open Your eyes.

              What are these on any article page?

              Chicken Legs?

              Maybe you have ad blindness......

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              • Profile picture of the author GarrieWilson
                Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

                Not above the fold? Open Your eyes.

                What are these on any article page?

                Chicken Legs?

                Maybe you have ad blindness......

                Villas to Rent in Albox Spain - On the Costa Tropical
                *sigh* They have an ad WITH CONTENT. You have nothing but ads above the fold so people click your ads.
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                • Profile picture of the author zephyrwriting
                  Disregarding my personal feelings on the matter for a moment...

                  1. Does ezinearticles.com have the right to choose what they want to publish or not for whatever reason?
                  Yes.

                  2. Can they use this publishing prerogative to dictate what links are and are not acceptable?
                  Yes.

                  3. Is it bad that they are doing so?
                  No. It increases the value of ezinearticles.com for all article marketers.

                  Seems to me that if ezinearticles.com is not a suitable article marketing base for you to submit to, there are other alternatives. Of course, none of them are nearly as good, but ezinearticles.com is good for a reason - and they need to keep it that way.

                  -Vish.
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                • Profile picture of the author Paxton
                  One question - the block at the bottom of the page is meant to be a joke surely.

                  I hope your "money making" advice isn't serious about

                  "Bought a product - get a refund"

                  Apart from bad advice, I don't really see how that makes any money for anybody. Spend some money, get it back = net zero

                  Also your money making advice on "ask a friend for a loan" - won't make much money for anybody.

                  Plus you seem to like busking a lot - so much you've put it in there twice.

                  If you came across this on another site, would you be happy to be there - would you get anything of value from that site ?

                  My point is your "content" is "filler". Just a bunch of words thrown around your ads.

                  Sure, you have every right to decide how to monetize your site. Just call it what it is. An MFA that gives your visitors nothing of value outside the opportunity to click on some adsesnse. Call it that, and I doubt if anybody on this forum or any other forum would have a problem with it.

                  Start calling it a content site and that's when people start to get peeved.

                  Same way you have the right to stuff your site with ads, Ezine has the right to reject.
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                  • Profile picture of the author Easy Cash
                    You can pick the crap out of it until the cows come home.

                    Whether it is a content site or a MFA site is beside the point.

                    You could argue that there is no value - some value - a little bit of value or a ton of value. This is only your opinion. Others may get value - others may not.

                    The point is - EA has approved articles for it for 2 years and now they change the goal posts.

                    The original post was that they are 'getting picky' - and now changing the rules. As indicated already - they have approved dozens of articles for 2 years.
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                    • Profile picture of the author Gary_The_Ace
                      Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

                      You can pick the crap out of it until the cows come home.

                      Whether it is a content site or a MFA site is beside the point.

                      You could argue that there is no value - some value - a little bit of value or a ton of value. This is only your opinion. Others may get value - others may not.

                      The point is - EA has approved articles for it for 2 years and now they change the goal posts.

                      The original post was that they are 'getting picky' - and now changing the rules. As indicated already - they have approved dozens of articles for 2 years.
                      It's their website ... their rules, period.

                      Bitch and moan all you want, but they're calling the shots, and there's not a heck of a lot you can do about it ...

                      There's nothing that says they have to be fair, unbiased, or accept any content they don't want ...

                      I can't remember seeing so many EZA bitch-and-moan fests ... it's crazy.

                      Here's a thought. Instead of complaining about what they're doing, why not go out there an get another source of traffic, instead of putting all your eggs in on basket ...

                      And for those of you that are feeling "safe" because your articles have already been accepted ... there's nothing that guarantees they're going to be be on EZA forever.

                      Did anyone think of that?

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          • Profile picture of the author Colin Evans
            Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

            Just because the ad position is different to the 'standard' website and is an innovative layout doesn't mean that;

            a. it is a spam page
            b. is any different from another webpage.
            c. it would 'hurt them' as you put it. How could it possibly hurt them?????
            He he... That site is built for Adsense Income - A classic MFA site... Have you asked Google if it is acceptable? Get approval from them directly, not from us (or anybody else).

            If EZA links out to sites which Google doesn't like, it could hurt their rankings. So if the site you link to in your article resource box is "suspect", EZA are right to ban those articles.

            EZA will only be a useful resource to us authors if they maintain their good rankings, so I'm quite happy for them to tighten up on their terms.
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        • Profile picture of the author Frank Bruno
          Originally Posted by GarrieWilson View Post

          I dont blame them for that.

          You built the site with one purpose - ad clicks. It would hurt them to be associated with a spam page like yours.

          If you dont like it, stop using them or adapt and maybe sell a product on that page.

          Garrie
          I would have to agree I don't see how that webpage provides any value for the reader.

          Maybe it's hard to see from how others perceive it because you're so involved in your own sites to really see the whole picture.

          Frank Bruno
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          • Profile picture of the author Easy Cash
            Originally Posted by Frank Bruno View Post

            I would have to agree I don't see how that webpage provides any value for the reader.

            Maybe it's hard to see from how others perceive it because you're so involved in your own sites to really see the whole picture.

            Frank Bruno
            Doesn't provide value for the reader? What - doesn't the content count?

            Just because the ads are in your face doesn't mean that there is no value through the content.

            Ever read a newspaper?

            Do they ever hide the ads or put them on the back page or in places where people don't see them.

            Not the ones that I have read.

            They put the ads in the most effective spot - right where people see them and are forced to read them.

            Why do they charge the most for the front page of a newspaper? And then the second inside cover is second expensive? And the centre fold the next expensive?

            Because these are places where people read first and the ads are in front of people's faces where they can't miss them.

            Same principle.
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            • Profile picture of the author jennstall
              Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

              Why do they charge the most for the front page of a newspaper? And then the second inside cover is second expensive? And the centre fold the next expensive?

              Because these are places where people read first and the ads are in front of people's faces where they can't miss them.

              Same principle.
              I have never seen a newspaper that puts advertising ABOVE THE FOLD on the front page. Not even tabloids do that. Have you ever actually looked at a newspaper? Many of them don't even run ads on the front page.

              In fact you got me so curious over whether newspapers have changed substantially that I just went downstairs to take a look at the Boston Globe and the Herald. The Globe has no advertising until page 4 and the Herald has an ad on the bottom of page 3 and then nothing until page 8. None of the ads are in prime real estate at the top of the page.
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              • Profile picture of the author Easy Cash
                Originally Posted by jennstall View Post

                I have never seen a newspaper that puts advertising ABOVE THE FOLD on the front page. Not even tabloids do that. Have you ever actually looked at a newspaper? Many of them don't even run ads on the front page.

                In fact you got me so curious over whether newspapers have changed substantially that I just went downstairs to take a look at the Boston Globe and the Herald. The Globe has no advertising until page 4 and the Herald has an ad on the bottom of page 3 and then nothing until page 8. None of the ads are in prime real estate at the top of the page.
                Well thats different to where I am - there are ads everywhere.

                Also - Newspapers was just an example - what about magazines?
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                • Profile picture of the author jennstall
                  Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

                  Well thats different to where I am - there are ads everywhere.

                  Also - Newspapers was just an example - what about magazines?
                  You are right about magazines, but then they aren't getting pennies per click. They are getting thousands of dollars for full page ads.

                  The real problem with your page is that the way it is constructed, there is no indication that there is any actual content unless you scroll. Many people would just leave the page assuming there's nothing there because it wouldn't occur to them that ALL of the content was one full screen down. So no, the content really doesn't count or provide value because your average reader won't know it is there.

                  Do you know what your bounce rate is?
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            • Profile picture of the author hommi_16
              Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

              Doesn't provide value for the reader? What - doesn't the content count?

              Just because the ads are in your face doesn't mean that there is no value through the content.

              Ever read a newspaper?

              Do they ever hide the ads or put them on the back page or in places where people don't see them.

              Not the ones that I have read.

              They put the ads in the most effective spot - right where people see them and are forced to read them.

              Why do they charge the most for the front page of a newspaper? And then the second inside cover is second expensive? And the centre fold the next expensive?

              Because these are places where people read first and the ads are in front of people's faces where they can't miss them.

              Same principle.
              Hello

              Without bashing any ones site I would like to say that I was getting a good click through ratio when I had two adsense blocks under the title and a few lines of content (eg. Title-Content-Two square adsense blocks-More content).

              Two days ago I decided to try one adsense block right above the title and my clicks have decreased significantly (even though my traffic stayed the same).

              I'm gonna keep it like this for a while just in case its coincidence and will keep everyone posted.

              The point is that you may get a better CTR if you try a different layout...and you can also get your articles accepted by Ezine
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              • Profile picture of the author TheRealDomainer
                They have been like that since and this is about regulating content to have the best. Tweak it and resubmit.
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      • Profile picture of the author jennstall
        Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post


        The layout is for one of my sites that has ads at the top of the page.

        This is the webpage.

        Easy Cash
        Holy hell! I'm surprised you haven't been banned by Google themselves for that page LOL

        I get your frustration and I agree that they need to spell things out in their Guidelines and not be so damn arbitrary, but I can understand why EZA would not want to link out to that type of page and frankly I'm surprised they ever allowed it at all.

        Thanks for posting it though because it does help me figure out why they are rejecting me. I'm linking to some pages with some Ebay auctions on them that I haven't really gotten around to doing much else with. They do have a paragraph of content at the top of each page, but maybe not enough for EZA's new "rules". So I'm going to add a few more paragraphs to each of the two pages I suspect are a problem and see what happens.

        Also, I know you weren't looking for advice, but you might want to try testing the content at the top. I make much more money promoting Clickbank products than I do Adsense. Right now, you're just tempting everyone elsewhere before they've even had a chance to check out the product. When I set up product review pages, I rarely include Adsense on them and when I do it is always the last thing on the page. Might be worth trying.
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  • Profile picture of the author dbayne1118
    I've noticed that ezine has been getting a little stricter. I had a few post rejected.
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    • Profile picture of the author huggybear_dk
      Personally I hope they toughen up and reject more posts, as it will require authors to write decent articles unlike most of the shite that's on there.
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      • Profile picture of the author jennstall
        Originally Posted by huggybear_dk View Post

        Personally I hope they toughen up and reject more posts, as it will require authors to write decent articles unlike most of the shite that's on there.

        This has nothing to do with the quality of the articles submitted. This is about the resource box links.
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  • Profile picture of the author Hendry Lee
    It is a good thing. If people keep abusing the site, sooner Google will drop a bomb and they are out of the business.

    That means people can't tap into such a great way to "steal" traffic anymore.
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  • Profile picture of the author SimonRiver
    I think as article marketing starts to catch on even more, there's going to be more 'bad' articles as a result. Personally, I wouldn't like to read any poor quality articles, so I can understand their pickiness.
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  • Profile picture of the author rosan9
    It's funny what is being called content. Technically it does fill the page, so I guess that does constitute content. Whether it has any value is, I suppose, in the eye of the beholder.

    This beholder says not so much.
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  • Profile picture of the author Steve Faber
    It seems like G would penalize you in the rankings for a site like that, no matter the content. If you sprinkled the ads around in the content a bit you'd probably still get a good CT, maybe even better than you do now. My 1st reaction was to hit the "back" button (not an ad), which I would have done if I wasn't specifically checking out the site layout as per your post. You can probably improve your SER, get your articles approved, and benefit your readers at the same time with a layout change. You could even try a split test to check your ads CTR with the different layouts.
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  • Profile picture of the author abelacts
    This tends to happen when a site getting stronger and more popular. They dictate how you work with them. Remember the good old Google Slap? That's the reason why strategies are not fixed and we have to change accordingly. Also, we have to build our online business with as much control as possible that are within our grasp.
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  • Profile picture of the author diggo
    I submitted an article 8 or 9 days ago. Finally, they reviewed it today and rejected it! Reason: Title does not relate to the article!

    Err... I re-checked the article and title and I am seriously struggling to come up with a more relevant title!
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    • Profile picture of the author zephyrwriting
      Originally Posted by diggo View Post

      I submitted an article 8 or 9 days ago. Finally, they reviewed it today and rejected it! Reason: Title does not relate to the article!

      Err... I re-checked the article and title and I am seriously struggling to come up with a more relevant title!
      Seem to be a number of those issues lately, but I haven't had any trouble with it. If you wish you could PM me about it - insert the article and I'll see if I can help ascertain why they'd say that.

      -Vish.
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  • Profile picture of the author Mike McBride
    Why does it always seem that when someone comes here whining about mean old EZA, it turns out that they either are breaking one or more of EZA's rules, writing crappy articles, or directing their links to absolutely crappy sites?

    Further, why do they continue to bitch, moan and argue even after the truth is pointed out to them?
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    • Profile picture of the author Allen Graves
      Easy solution...

      Stop using them! There are plenty of other places to submit your articles to for free. If I saw that, I would decline the article as well, even though I use a similar setup on some of my adsense sites...but I don't use other people's traffic and Google love to promote those sites.

      I'm just sayin'

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      • Profile picture of the author Kay King
        Funny thing - the pickier EZA gets, the better my articles do there.
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        • Profile picture of the author Steven Wagenheim
          I'm going to enjoy this.

          Your site is crap!

          EZA should ban you from using their service.

          These are the kind of sites that give IM a BAD BAD BAD name.

          Don't like EZA's rules? Go peddle your crap somewhere else.

          That felt good.
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    • Profile picture of the author Eric Lorence
      c. They are changing their mind for the sake of it.
      Because they can.

      1. Does ezinearticles.com have the right to choose what they want to publish or not for whatever reason?
      Yes.

      2. Can they use this publishing prerogative to dictate what links are and are not acceptable?
      Yes.

      3. Is it bad that they are doing so?
      No. It increases the value of ezinearticles.com for all article marketers.
      Absolutely agree.

      Buy something recently? Take it back and get a refund
      (from your pitch page) Are you kidding???

      You can pick the crap out of it until the cows come home.
      Yes, they will.

      Chris Knight had an in-depth blog post about this a little while back. Another problem seems to be off topic articles linking to completely irrelevant landing pages.

      I think anyone here whom was the owner of a multi-million dollar site such as EZA, would not have a problem implementing the same conditions for use.

      Including charging a monthly fee for submission.

      Best!
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  • Profile picture of the author Charles Harper
    I am guessing that the best strategy is a good user experience. If we would like to come to our own pages, that might be a good indication.

    Such an ad does not rely on tactics and will probably not be banned if Google or EZA change their TOS (which is their right to do).

    It only helps all of us if they are picky with content and link pages.

    Charles
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  • Profile picture of the author Lambert Klein
    I think it may have to do with their paid submission program. Seems like they have been stricker since that started up.
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    • Profile picture of the author Greg Cooksley
      Hey Easy Cash,

      You've been given a lot of good advice here.....

      Often we are so close to our own creations that we can't see
      the obvious faults. Then someone else walks by, and points it
      out and we feel aggrieved.....

      Drop the ego and use the valuable feedback to improve your site...you'll
      grow as a result...

      Regards

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  • Profile picture of the author briangarvin
    Hello Everyone,

    Right now we're one of the top 25 authors in Ezine Articles, and we aren't on the paid plan either. Articles at this point are the largest part of what drives our enterprise. My best suggestion is to write more and submit the EA rejections to the other main directories and don't get discouraged when you don't get your way each time. And with about every 10 submissions, we usually have to edit one for something minor. But we do it, re-submit and bang, it's in the directory no problems.

    In the last MONTH the only rule we've noticed them enforce is the 2nd link in your double bio (if you have one) can't go directly to the landing page, so we now send them to section pages. If you can get the hang of using their system and rolling with their rules they have an awful lot to offer. Over 1,000 people per day view our articles, and that's all free traffic.

    This wasn't achieved overnight of course, took just over a year, but we've developed a very good relationship with them over this time. And with all the views the articles get, we're sure they're making good adsense income off us. So it's a win/win relationship. Over time you provide more value to them, they WILL be there to provide value to you and your websites. You also won't need to worry at that point about getting bumped off. It's a give them what they want and they'll give you what you want scenario, which works long term.

    Yes I've disagreed with some of their decisions regarding which articles they accept or don't accept, but count your blessings with EA. They are still imho the most liberal for accepting a wide range of articles and getting immediate traffic from these.

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    • Profile picture of the author tiger325
      yes they are picky and yes they are slow to respond however they know they are at the top of the food chain and they have the control ..however if other marketers started using sites such as goarticles more it would become even more popular
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  • Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

    Ezine Articles is getting picky. They are dictating landing page requirements, what you can have and can't have on your website or landing page.

    They also are changing the terms and conditions as they seem fit.

    They are also slow to respond.

    Soon it may not be worth using them but maybe better to simply add hundreds of your own articles to your own website.
    GoArticles has the SAME Page Rank as Ezinearticles. They don't make you jump through these hoops and your article is accepted within 24 hours. With the right backlinks and keywords, you can be on page one of Google in a very short amount of time. Why does everyone worry so much about Ezinearticles?

    Trust me, EZA isn't the be-all and end-all of article directories. Other article directories have just as much (or more) to offer you than the one that "everyone" posts on.
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    • Profile picture of the author Ryan Dodson
      Originally Posted by Angela V. Edwards View Post

      GoArticles has the SAME Page Rank as Ezinearticles. They don't make you jump through these hoops and your article is accepted within 24 hours. With the right backlinks and keywords, you can be on page one of Google in a very short amount of time. Why does everyone worry so much about Ezinearticles?

      Trust me, EZA isn't the be-all and end-all of article directories. Other article directories have just as much (or more) to offer you than the one that "everyone" posts on.
      I'm glad that someone else has recognized and expressed this point. (I was JUST about to create a thread about it).
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    • Profile picture of the author Marhelper
      I guess you go with what works for you or what you are familiar with.


      Originally Posted by Angela V. Edwards View Post

      GoArticles has the SAME Page Rank as Ezinearticles. They don't make you jump through these hoops and your article is accepted within 24 hours. With the right backlinks and keywords, you can be on page one of Google in a very short amount of time. Why does everyone worry so much about Ezinearticles?

      Trust me, EZA isn't the be-all and end-all of article directories. Other article directories have just as much (or more) to offer you than the one that "everyone" posts on.
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  • Profile picture of the author BeInProfitMode
    I had a couple of articles rejected as well. One was rejected after I followed the same structure of another article that earlier had been accepted. They told me, "no selling in the body". I simply emailed them and they apologized for the mistake and accepted it.

    I don't mind that they are being more picky. Their articles get a lot of clout with Google so they don't want just any spammy looking article that's just out to sell in their database. It forces me to step up my game and write better articles if I want an article on their site. Overall, it makes me a better article writer because they are forcing me to be. Plus, it's free, everyone in their mother tries to post articles on there, they have to be more picky if they want to keep their rep for good quality articles.

    There are lots of article submitters out there. If you don't get on Ezine then post somewhere else. They do what they do for a reason and sometimes they do make mistakes. If you feel your article meets the guidelines after they denied it, call them on it. The worst that happens is that they deny you again.

    And with the sheer volume of articles they must be getting on a daily basis, be patient. They've always responded to me and gotten my articles up in a timely fashion. I can't complain about EzineArticles one bit.
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  • Profile picture of the author Doug Simons
    I actually wrote an article by myself and they told me it ws a duplicat.Im like how
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  • Profile picture of the author briangarvin
    We also like GoArticles.com since they accept your articles instantly, they go live once you submit them. Article Dashboard is also a PR 6. They do seem to have a few days delay time before they accept your articles.

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    • Originally Posted by briangarvin View Post

      We also like GoArticles.com since they accept your articles instantly, they go live once you submit them. Article Dashboard is also a PR 6. They do seem to have a few days delay time before they accept your articles.

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      Yep. Article Dashboard is good because on the sites that use your articles, only a portion of the article is usually posted. People usually have to go to the Article Dashboard site to get the rest of the article, which makes sure your bio box stays intact. It's pretty infuriating to find your articles on sites sans bio box.
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      • Profile picture of the author Allen Graves
        Originally Posted by Angela V. Edwards View Post

        Yep. Article Dashboard is good because on the sites that use your articles, only a portion of the article is usually posted. People usually have to go to the Article Dashboard site to get the rest of the article, which makes sure your bio box stays intact. It's pretty infuriating to find your articles on sites sans bio box.
        That's right, and it goes for any directory powered by the article dashboard script.

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  • Profile picture of the author Charann Miller
    Just checked out your site, your content is drowning in Adsense ads.

    Unless you were to scroll down to the actual make money content on your web page, viewers could be forgiven for thinking they were sent to an Adsense farm page. Give people what they expect. If you offer content on how to make money have it there above the fold so its readily accessible. Don't make people go hunting for it, not when the next website is a one second click away. Just my 2 cents.
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  • Profile picture of the author innocent07
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    Originally Posted by Easy Cash View Post

    Ezine Articles is getting picky. They are dictating landing page requirements, what you can have and can't have on your website or landing page.

    They also are changing the terms and conditions as they seem fit.

    They are also slow to respond.

    Soon it may not be worth using them but maybe better to simply add hundreds of your own articles to your own website.

    Is EA getting strict on the webpage link to your resource box ?

    What are their new guidelines for the link/your webpage in your resource box?

    ie, the page in the link cannot have this, that, cant have adsense links- it cant be an affiliate link to a clickbank product..

    Is a squeeze page/opt-in page ok? or they are becomming strict with these?

    What are the new EA guidelines for the webpage/link in your resource box?

    - and are there any things to avoid doing when submitting to EA that can lead to a banning of your account? - like common things people mess up,and get their account banned on EA ?
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    • Profile picture of the author Mike McBride
      Originally Posted by innocent07 View Post

      Is EA getting strict on the webpage link to your resource box ?

      What are their new guidelines for the link/your webpage in your resource box?

      ie, the page in the link cannot have this, that, cant have adsense links- it cant be an affiliate link to a clickbank product..

      Is a squeeze page/opt-in page ok? or they are becomming strict with these?

      What are the new EA guidelines for the webpage/link in your resource box?

      - and are there any things to avoid doing when submitting to EA that can lead to a banning of your account? - like common things people mess up,and get their account banned on EA ?
      Just a thought - have you tried reading this: Editorial Guidelines For Submitting Quality Articles To EzineArticles.com ?
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      • Profile picture of the author innocent07
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        Originally Posted by Mike McBride View Post

        yes i have, but people say that article editors sometimes havn’t followed these guidelines-people are getting their articles rejected for links/websites which meet the requirements to the above link of editorial guidelines.

        - thats why i asked it..
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