Guest Blogging has been known to be one of the various ways of getting to drive massive traffic to your blog. A lot of people disregard this actually, but to tell you the truth, it’s wrong and I can testify how much writing for other people have help my online career and how fast I have grown to become in the industry of blogging. It has taken me vastly to building authority backlinks and all sort of achievement. And you too can take advantage.
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What is Guest Posting?
Guest blogging entails you posting on someone else’s blog/website which is entirely different from that of yours. This can only be done on sites offering guest blogging opportunities.
However posting on someone else’s blog which is in an entirely different niche from that of yours will not be of any benefit to you.
If you blog on an educational niche, you shouldn’t go about guest posting on an entertainment or tech niche, that’s not right, you should rather be doing that on an educational niche.
Look out for blogs in the same niche as yours that are guest posting sites, comment regularly and write something meaningful to the readers.
If done right, you would see a positive impact in your Blog
Some may ask ‘ why is guest posting important? What are the advantages of guest blogging’, ‘ what effect does guest blogging on other blogs do to my site SEO?
All these questions and much more would be treated later on in this post as we move forward.
What are some of the benefits of guest blogging
Recognition and Popularity
This particular one has been tested and proven to be working. When people who have been following your Blog or website get to find out you are an author or you write for other blogs, this would make them feel you have complete knowledge in that particular Blog niche and they would always from time to time come seek your consent and visit your Blog so they could learn from you.
Also when you write for other bloggers who happen to be influential in your Blog niche, if your work is cool, they would appreciate it and share with their audience.
Trust me this would go a long way in making you an authority in that niche and drive massive traffic to your blog
Backlinks are URLs that link directly to your blog site. Your blog’s Domain Authority depends on the total number of backlinks from other trusted sites.
The more backlinks you have for your blog, the higher your chances are to rank high in major search engines keywords like Google and Alexa.
When you guest blog on other blogs, much credits and appreciation would be given to you by the owner of the blog.
You would also be allowed to add a link to your blog below every single guest post. Prosper Noah of tipsonblogging.com talks about blog posting sites to submit guest post. Go check and start writing your guest posts today.
If your post is cool and is meaningful to the site readers, they will always from time to time visit your Blog.
So do the mathematics, if you get to do this technique on 10+ different blogs, you should be able to see a change in your traffic stats and blog earnings.
Many of the reasons why most bloggers guest blog on other blogs is to get more followers and make sure their blog posts and knowledge base get spread to as many people as possible.
When you guest blog on other blogs, you reach out to more and more followers and your writing gets exposed for free at no cost. This is one of the reasons many guest posting companies like top influencers in their field.
Not only do you get popular for your works, you also get to add value and be useful to other people.
Builds your social media profile
Not only do you get to build quality traffic to your blog, when you guest post for other blogs, try as much as possible to link your social media accounts to the post.
If the post is a thing of beauty or it adds value to the readers, they would always like to follow you up for more of your works.
In this way, you get to have many Twitter and Facebook followers online which in turn boosts your presence on social media sites and increases your fan base.
Builds your online influence and credibility
How influential are you in your Blog niche?
When you guest post for blogs that are bigger and older than your blog,
there is a way you get to impact and add value to those who see and read your posts.
One thing is for sure, people would always remember me for something, be it for your good or bad deeds, once you impact their lives one way or the other, you get remembered
All of the above mentioned are best for your site Seo.
Search Engines are one of the best-known ways of pulling huge traffic to your blog.
If done right, you would be able to rank high above your competitors on search engines and be able to drive quality organic traffic to your blog via Search Engines
How Do I Write A Guest Blog Post
Now before you think of submitting your guest posts to that website you have been zealous to write for;
Here are some of the guest blogging tips you should be familiar with
Guest Post on sites with high-quality traffic.
When you wish to guest blog on other blogs, go for high-quality sites.
Not all traffic is good for your Site, you wouldn’t want traffic that isn’t consistent, when guest blogging, you should go for blogs with loyal readers.
That way you would be able to get loyal and credible readers to your blog
You can’t be asking to guest post on a blog when all you do is copy and paste articles.
No one would want to play host to a post that is 100% copied and isn’t plagiarism free
Duplicate posts could do more harm than good and affect how well you rank on SERPs
Be original, do a lot of research, write contents of your own and watch many big blog sites come asking you for guest blogs. Many guest post companies will come looking for you.
Write well, and read a lot of blog articles
Before you go submitting a guest post to other blogs, do ensure you have been writing for long and read a lot of articles on the blog
When you do so, you get familiar with the kind of posts format normally used in the site.
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Follow the guidelines
Every single Blog has its own guidelines and rules.
Some sites feature post that is lengthy and are above 1k+ words.
When going for blogs that write articles longer than 1k + words, you should try as much as possible to make your blog posts lengthy and comply with the rules.
You can be wanting to guest post on a blog that writes lengthy posts while you can’t even get to pull up an article with 600 words.
Having said a lot, you can now go ahead to guess post on a Blog
There are a lot of sites that accept guest posts.
All you need to do is find that site that is in the same niche as yours, has high potential traffic and is better than your blog in one way or the other with good influence.
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