You’re probably wondering what are PLR Articles and should you use them in your business? PLR stands for Private Label Rights.  These are special rights given to you when you purchase an article.  It gives you the ability to legally edit the article and produce it as your own.  You can even use your own name as the author of the article when you purchase private label rights.

Where Can You Find PLR Articles?

There are a variety of different methods that you can use to find PLR articles.  Most of them are pretty cheap.  These are just a few of them:

Websites – There are a ton of websites that sell PLR articles.  You can find them on The Warrior Forum, JV Zoo also ad Master Sellers PLR or the PLR Shop.  All you have to do is Google PLR articles and a ton will come up. However here are a few places to go:


Hire a Freelancer – You can also hire a freelancer to write an article for you.  This is a little bit different from just purchasing your article from a PLR website.  You have to make sure that you’re clear regarding what you want in terms of how many words, the topic of your article and make sure that you ask for original content and to document references.  Some websites that you can use to hire a freelancer is:


Should You Use PLR Articles on Your Website?

While it’s okay to buy PLR articles, I would never post them directly onto my website.  I would use the PLR article as a guide and maybe paraphrase the information from the article, but I would not use the information word for word.  Why?  It could potentially lower your Google Algorithm score because the articles you buy are probably already plastered all over the Internet.  If you run the article through Copyscape, you will probably find that it is not original content.  Therefore, you should use PLR articiples to hlep you with the writing process, but do not use the articles word for word.

When PLR Articles are Useful

PLR Articles are most useful when you can batch them together into an ebook.  When you’re looking to give away something for free.  This is when the PLR articles work best.  You can give-a-way an ebook on your website in exchange for an email address.  An ebook is great as lead bait.  However, you will still have to edit the book and put your own spin on it.

You can use PLR Articles fro E-Courses.  This will work well for you because the content is not being housed on the internet.  The content will be delivered via email, which is great because emails are not a part of your website ranking. Therefore, using PLR content to assist in delivering an e-course could be a very smart move.  It can save you a lot of time and energy.

Also, you can use PLR Articles to post on Ezine directory sites to get backlinks to your own website.  It makes sense to try to deliver the most original content as you possibly can.  Therefore, even if you purchase PLR articles from one of these sites you will still end up with a lot of work to do in the form of re-writing.  But when you’re dealing with writers block it makes perfect sense for you to use a PLR to help you with ideas.  You can take the ideas from PLR articles and make them original.

Have you used PLR Articles before?  If so how?  Drop your comment below.

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Toni Coleman-Brown
Toni Coleman-Brown

Toni Coleman Brown is an author, coach, motivational speaker, social media strategist and professional networker. She is also the Founder of the popular, Network for Women in Business, which is an online community designed to train, connect and advance women in business.

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