Guest posts are getting more and more popular these days all over the blogosphere. New bloggers often participate in guest posting to gain traffic to their new blog, increase their backlinks and to also gain exposure from the blogs they guest post on.
Recieving guest posts to your blog should be a decission that you as a blog owner should consider if you want to make your blogging a bit lighter, and it can also be a mistake when getting certain guest posts.
Here are a few tips of you get guest posts on your blog.
Why You Should Accept Guest Posts
There are lots of reasons why you should accept guest posts on your blog.
This gives the oppertunity to have new articles posted on your blog. Not all the time your readers want to read your article. People like to read articles from different authors and having guest bloggers on your blog is a great way to do it. Different authors means different views and style of writing.
You as the blog owner benefit from the submitted guest posts. You can read those guest posts and apply them to your blog, depending on what the guest blogger is blogging about.
You have more freedom. This isn’t your guest post so you don’t have to reply to the comments left on that article. So this gives you time to write new artiles or gives you the time to submit guest posts on other blogs.
When you have lots of guest posts this gives you lots of time to do more blog promotion. As mentioned in the point above you can guest post, you can participate in blog commenting, social media and forum posting. Promotion is really important and this will help to build up your blog traffic and also backlinks.
Your blog readers will also be encouraged to submit guest posts to your blog. A blog which hardly have guest bloggers is hard to convince other guest bloggers to post on your blog. The more guest posts you have then the more guest bloggers will be attracted to your blog.
How To Handle Submitted Guest Posts
You should handle incomming guest posts like a professional. This is your blog and you shouldn’t allow guest posts of low quality on your blog.
Read through your guest posts and check for grammatical error.
Check to see if this guest post is a duplicate. This could be bad for your blog if the guest posts you are publishing is already posted on other blogs.
Make sure that the guest blogger doesn’t spam the guest post with too much links. This will seem like a spam blog and that guest poster only wants to build backlinks the cheap way.
How To Get Guest Posts On Your Blog
If you want guest posts on your blog you can place a link in your navigation menu or sidebar stating that you accept guest bloggers. That link will lead to a page with the guidelines for bloggers who are interested in guest posting for your blog.
If you want guest posts to your blog then you should consider doing guest posting yourself for higher blogs in your niche. Participating in guest posting opens the door for guest bloggers to come to your blog.
If you have some funds and you want to do a contest, then you can host your very own guest post contest. This will surely do the trick in getting guest bloggers to your blog.
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What are the things that you look for when you get guest posts on your blog?