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**Make sure you read my update at the bottom of this post** If you are looking for article marketing services where you submit an article and have it distributed for you, please first see my Article Marketer review. Article Marketer is a service I have paid the lifetime membership for and my review is detailed and thorough.

I know many of you who have read that review and have considered Article Marketer are looking for other options as well due to the price of the service. So today I give you an alternative which has just recently been unveiled called Article Marketing Automation. This is a nifty service I must say that is most definitely worth a look if you are interested in having the bulk of your submitting done by a service. This service was in Beta and now open to everyone for a little over a week at this writing.

Most if not all article submitting services and software submitters submit your articles to article directories. The links you provide can only be at the very bottom in a resource box. If you are hoping to get traffic from your articles you have to hope that readers actually make it all the way down to the bottom to see that resource box. Personally I don’t care about the traffic I might get because I am only interested in the anchored links I will get back to my sites.

With Article Marketing Automation, your articles will be published on other people’s blogs and your links can (and should) be in the articles themselves. This is different and quite exciting as any article you write may be published on dozens of related blogs rather than the usual article directories. Your anchored links will be contained in the body of your article rather than a resource box.

When you sign up for Article Marketing Automation, you will have two things you can do. The first is to submit as many blogs as you wish to their network that you want to allow others to publish articles on. You can sign up for free if you only want to do this option. For instance, you can make as many Blogger blogs as you want, about any number of niche subjects, and have other people post the content for you!  

What Kind of Site Can You Add?

The main requirement is that your site must have a remote publishing API,for it to be added and become part of the network. Any of the following sites qualify:

  • Self-hosted WordPress blogs (WordPress 2.0.x and later)
  • Any blog on (e.g.,
  • Any Drupal site (must have the Drupal XML-RPC API enabled)
  • Any Joomla! site (must have the Joomla! XML-RPC API enabled)
  • Any other site that has either an XML-RPC API or an Atom API.

You, the owner of the blog, can have the articles automatically posted or you can easily set it up where you have to approve each article. I have mine set up where I have to approve an article first so that I can weed any out that are poorly written or are off topic. However, this makes making a niche blog about the easiest thing ever! I was approving articles literally within minutes of setting up my blog and submitting it to Article Marketing Automation. The only drawback for this is that you have to set up your blog so that anyone can have access to publish on it. You have to make a special user name and password so that the AMA system can get in and publish the articles you approve. I am kind of paranoid about this kind of thing and so I would never submit a blog like (the one you are reading) into the system because I am not that trusting. All the Blogger niche blogs I have submitted were blogs that I only marginally care about.

Example of two articles I have yet to approve

It is free if you wish to only submit blogs and have other people post their articles on them. I assume this is because they need as big a network as possible. However, if you want the real benefits of the system which is to be the one distributing the articles, then it is a monthly fee of $47.00 which is most definitely not cheap. That translates to $564.00 per year and by contrast Article Marketer is now $269.99 per year so it is more expensive. Right now Article Marketer has a lifetime membership at $599.99 which looks like a bargain now compared to Article Marketing Automation.

For your $47.00 per month you are able to submit unlimited articles and also to take advantage of a “spinner” which will help you create many different versions of each article you submit and hopefully avoid any duplicate content penalties. Unfortunately, the spinner does take some work as you have to manually rewrite every title and phrase that it prompts. Depending on how many versions you want to make, this can take anywhere from 15 minutes to 30 minutes extra per article. Whether there is a real benefit of having your articles that are distributed be slightly different instead of all the same is a separate debate that will probably never be agreed upon.

As I mentioned before, this is a very slick service and it does work. An added benefit (they say) to this Article Marketing Automation service is that there is a “drip” feature where your articles are not submitted all at once as blog owners have to individually approve articles and your articles also get submitted over time to new blogs that get entered in the network. I am not sure, however, that I am totally comfortable of being at the mercy of other blog owners to decide whether to publish my articles. When I am paying $47.00 a month, I want to “know” that my articles will be published and not “hope” that they will. There is no data section in their system either of who or where your articles are published, it just tells you how many have been published. The only way you can find your articles is to manually look for them in Google by putting your article titles in quotes and searching. (also I have noticed I am getting some Trackbacks to some of my blogs)

I am sure in the end there will be many people who swear by this service as being the best because of the ability to “spin” your articles and have them posted on blogs rather than article directories. There is also no waiting time frustrations as there is with Article Marketer. Once I put my articles in the system, I have seen some of mine get accepted to other blogs almost right away or at least within the hour. With the added benefit of your anchored links being part of any sentence you choose and worked into the article content, this service is indeed different than the others. This sets it apart from any other article submitting service or software I have seen. The price at $47.00 per month will be a hurdle however, and I could find no mention of a lifetime or yearly price.

If you have gotten down this far with my Article Marketing Automation review, I will reward you by giving you a tip if you are thinking of signing up for only for the free service where you put your blogs into their network. You should at least give the free part a try and submit a test blog if you are debating whether to pay the $47.00 per month. That way, you can see how it works on the blogs you submit and you will get a much better idea of how it all comes together. The main page does not give you the free sign up option (how strange!) and I had to poke around for quite some time before I figured out that all you had to do was fill out the form with your username, password, address, etc and then click on the “Click Here To Order” button. Then just back out of that payment page without paying and I think that works  – you will then be signed up for the free part of Article Marketing Automation

As always, let me know if you have any questions and I will try to answer them.

**10/20/08 UPDATE – If there is a negative with AMA it is that your articles are in the control of the individual blog owners. These blog owners are not supposed to change or delete any of your links but there is nothing stopping them from doing it. I want to say though, that I have seen no evidence of this but then if they delete your links then there would be no trackback for me to find my article to see that they deleted my links.

AMA only tells you how many blogs your article has been posted to and the only way you can find any of your articles is by trackbacks and maybe by searching for them on Google. Let me tell you though, the trackbacks have been streaming in. They just keep coming, and coming, and coming.

This is what I did. I already had about 90 articles written before I joined Article Marketing Automation . So, from day one I was entering my articles in the system and it took me well over a week to do it. Now I am just sitting back watching all the trackbacks come in and checking to see what my articles look like on other blogs. Sure enough, they are there with my anchored links intact and everything. With over 90 articles in the AMA system, they have been published for a total now of almost 4000 times combined!

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    I use AMA and Article Marketer + other 1 way links sites. I find that the cost for the $47 is fair if you consider how amazing is the spin-article-system , also it is pretty easy and fair to create new blogs that will allowed you populate pretty easy.

    With article Marketer, I pay every 3 months, and I hate sometimes how long it takes to be approved.

    Ostralia on September 24th, 2008
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    one way links can be found everywhere depends on where you look.

    mat on October 10th, 2008
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    I have used other article submitters such as UAW, Article Submitter Pro and AM yet I have found AMA to be the most effective. My search engine rankings have been quite impressive….maybe it has something to do with the c-class blogs that are hosting the articles. The drip effect and different anchor links look more “natural” and may carry more weight with big “G”.

    Tony on November 2nd, 2008
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    I think your review is very fair however I would say that there is nothing to stop anyone taking your linked article and changing it so that the links do not appear on an article of yours that they are using irrespective of whether it comes from UAW, AMA or any article resource process.


    Frank Muller on January 14th, 2009
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    You are right that there is nothing stopping the blog owners from changing or deleting your links in the posts they put on their blogs. AMA claims that if they catch anyone doing that, they will be banned but of course there is no way to know for sure if that is true.

    DayJobNuker on January 14th, 2009
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    I always find article marketing is a recommended good side aspect to mqaketing on blogs / websites but not a only marketing form.. The main reason for this is the duplicate content issue that happens with the search engines.. 🙂

    Tim on January 26th, 2009
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    Excellent tool. I started using AMA a few months ago and must say have been impressed with the results.

    Dan on February 6th, 2009
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    Do the blogs on AMA have good PR? Seems like it’s possible to have many low level blogs. In contrast I recall some other backlink services advertise clearly that they definitely have some PR3-4 blogs.

    hideki on April 7th, 2009
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    I would say that most of the blogs on AMA do NOT have a good PR. Most of them are 0 and 1’s but at least your posts go out on blogs that have relevant content.

    DayJobNuker on April 7th, 2009
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    Interesting…I’ll definitely be trying this program in the near future. How many articles should I submit in a given month? 8 or so?

    Brian Pelton on May 15th, 2009
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    It’s not a program. It’s a service.

    DayJobNuker on May 15th, 2009
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    When using AMA how quickly until you actually see backlinks to your blog? I have had alot of trouble getting backlinks even though I am constantly manually submitting articles to article directories this system seems like it would be a good investment.

    Kris @ Make Money Free on May 27th, 2009
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    If you have trackbacks enabled on your blog then you see what sites are putting your articles on them almost right away. You can follow the trackback and see your articles with the links. As far as when you will see the backlinks coming from Google and Yahoo that is the same with all backlinks: you might not see them for quite a while if ever. Google doesn’t seem to show very many backlinks but you know they are there if you follow the trackbacks.

    DayJobNuker on May 28th, 2009
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    I find that the site owner can delete your link at your article.

    batterylink on July 28th, 2009
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    Article marketing is another great way to attract a lot of traffic to any site. But, article writing is an art, where you have to be aware of keywords use, contents etc. By learning proper techniques one can easily benefit from article marketing.

    online poker on August 21st, 2009
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    How Are you Day Job Nuker, Slimshady Stepping In and Leaving A Comment!

    I have not used UAW or Article Marketer but I have read the reviews here. I use my own Article Rewriting Software but It seems it is inefficient, what I mean it replace the synonmyns and the sentences doesn’t make sense. So I have been searching for other ways to spin articles and I came across your review which seem pretty intriguing.

    One question, In most article directories you can leave your link in the resource box or signature tag. I am a little confused with your comment.

    You Said;

    Your anchored links will be contained in the body of your article rather than a resource box. With the added benefit of your anchored links being part of any sentence you choose and worked into the article content, this service is indeed different than the others.

    I thought most article directories disallow this, Like Ezine Article For Instance.

    If you can answer that I would appeciate it.

    Between Article Marketer and Article Marketing Automation. Article Marketer seems cheaper but longer wait for approval. Article Marketing Automation seems pretty good for the price.

    And last question, In your opinion is it better to rewrite every article to avoid duplicate content. I know you said:

    Depending on how many versions you want to make, this can take anywhere from 15 minutes to 30 minutes extra per article. Whether there is a real benefit of having your articles that are distributed be slightly different instead of all the same is a separate debate that will probably never be agreed upon.

    Would like to know if you think it is better to rewrite and submit.


    SlimShady Signing Out.

    Keep it Light,
    And Out of Sight

    Ray on September 26th, 2009
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    That comment was for AMA which distributes your articles to their blogs and other users blogs. They don’t distribute to article directories. That is the one of the differences between Article Marketer and AMA.

    I just don’t have an answer for the question about the benefit of rewriting as I don’t know for sure and I don’t know if there is really a concrete way of telling. However, there is no doubt that the general concensus among Internet marketers is that it is always best to spin your articles as much as possible. Avoid duplicate content as much as you can.

    Based on the fact that they 1) have a spinner which you can opt to use and 2) your links are in the articles themselves, I would recommend AMA. Those are two benefits that Article Marketer doesn’t give you. I also believe in post links are more benificial than the ones in an author’s box.

    And if anyone is interested in the best article rewriting service I have ever used, please see my Human Rewriter review. I just sunk another $100 into that because they really do a good job and you can try them for free.

    DayJobNuker on September 26th, 2009
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    Well Thanks for the explanation. Well that makes sense that AMA posts on blogs and you allowed to put your links in the paragraph itself versus the resource box. That sounds pretty good to me for that fact. You will be able to put more links in your paragraph.

    Thanks Alot For The Reply,

    Ray on October 2nd, 2009
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    Thank you for the in-depth review of AMA. I’ve been looking for a blog network that has a reasonable price and of course a great service.

    I think I’m going to pick AMA over Portal Feeder, StomperNet and Article UnderGround mainly because of the price. Thanks again.

    Raymond on October 31st, 2009
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    Article Marketing is one of the best ways you can promote your website and the products that you sell. The articles that you publish online or offline also helps to establish the credibility of your website or product. `

    arthritismarketer on November 11th, 2009
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    I have not found AMA to be of any use whatsoever. I have been a member for over 6 months and in that time with ‘super spun’ articles I have never seen any rise in rankings as a result of the articles submitted. It’s probably got to do with the paltry amount of links you get in each Niche. And I have loads of sites across different Niches and not one has benefitted directly from AMA. In some Niches I only got 20-30 links shown on my AMA interface and for Niches this may be useful to add to other link buildin efforts but for $47/month I can get 100’s more links elsewhere which provide a lot more benefit.

    Paul Hockney on December 14th, 2009
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    I have since abandoned AMA as well and switched over to Unique Article Wizard. It cost a little more ($67) but it is way better than AMA in that you can put as many different author boxes as you want and vary your links. You can control how often your article is to be sent out and it gives you a lot more options than AMA. It is different from AMA but I think it is better.

    DayJobNuker on December 14th, 2009
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    With AMA did the links from the articles seem to help at all with SEO or not? And is Unique Article Wizard working better for SEO?

    George on December 20th, 2009
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    I’ve been using Unique Article Wizard for more than 6 months straight right now and have dropped AMA. Main reason is the ability to vary the links in so many different ways and do lots of linking to the internal pages. Since using UAW I have seen an solidifying of many of my sites in the search enginve rankings.

    DayJobNuker on December 21st, 2009