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Writing for Ezine and Newsletter Publications
Writing for other newsletter and ezine publications is something to be considered when marketing your own newsletter or ezine. By writing for another publication or publisher you can increase your identity or presence among the elite group of freelance writers and editors online.
Writing for other ezine and newsletter publications is also a good way to go if you are not familiar with publishing newsletters or ezines yourself. It is a good way to get a little practice in writing articles before you embark on creating or publishing your own, especially if you've never done it before. By doing this, writing for other publication, you will be able to showcase and improve your writing talents and skills. Some people prefer to write for other publications rather than to be worried with all the other components that goes into publishing an ezine or newsletter.
Writing for other publications can prove to be profitable in the fact that it will help drive traffic to your own web site. Or bring more attention to your own newsletter if you publish one yourself.
When you write for other publications you expand your recognition to a whole new set of readers and potential subscribers. We are not talking about writing for what many call "content farms". This is where, you, as a freelance writer, puts together your portfolio and begin to market yourself to other newsletter publishers within your chosen niche. This is why it is a good idea to make contact with the various editors or publishers on a personal level. By getting to know them and what they do will help you decide whether or not it is something you would be willing to write for.
Getting to know other editors/writers in your field of expertise or niche is like building a support platform for yourself and the fame of your newsletter. They will be willing to use you as a guest writer or a feature author. Also, once they get to know you and what you stand they will be more likely to promote your website or newsletter as well as your business or service.
In publishing a newsletter you have probable heard about relationship; forging a good relationship between your list, readers and even yourself. The same holds true also when it comes to introducing yourself to the various editors or publishers you may seek to writer for. Having a good working relationship with a few top notch editors in your niche or field of expertise is very beneficial in helping your ezine or newsletter be successful.
At the same time if you are publishing a newsletter or ezine of your own then also consider returning the favorite by asking other editors to write for your publication as well. Ever heard the phrase, "I'll wash your back if you mine." This statement is still true today, just in many different ways and forms.
Writing for other ezine and newsletter publications is just one of the ways to also jump start your freelance writing career if that is what you are heading towards. It is also a great way to bring publicity to what you are offering or marketing as well. Just make sure that when you write for other ezine and newsletter publication, your content is fresh and new. If you are picked up by an editor or publication be sure that they allow you a byline of some sort along with your web site URL. This way people will know how to find you, your business or service.
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