What is a Guest Post?
Guest posting is when you submit an article to another blog for them to publish on their blog. This is beneficial because it can help you position yourself as an “Authority” figure in your niche. This is not an automatic type of thing. You must submit your article and then it must also be accepted. If the owner of the blog accepts your post, then it will be posted on a certain day.
How to find Guest Blogs Opportunities?
When you are looking for guest blog opportunities there are a few things you want to remember. Here is a small list to help you make sure you choose wisely.
Audience – It is important that you think your audience will be interested in what you have to offer. If the niche is similar, then this one should also be good.
Social Media – You want to make sure the blog owner is on Social Media and has many followers. This is important because that wit the most followers will be able to get your post out there more than others. The more that see your post the better.
Pagerank – Is one of the most important factors as well. The higher PR blog you can find the better, as long as it’s still relevant. The higher the PR, the more your link will be worth in Google’s eyes.
Comments – Make sure the blog has regular comments. You want a blog that has a community feeling. This way you know you can potentially get to talk to people who may eventually come to your blog as well.
How to Find Guest Post on Google?
Google is the best place to start looking for blogs that accept Guest Posts. If you try the following examples but with your “keyword’ then you will have a great chance of finding some quality places to guest post on.
keyword “guest post”
keyword “submit a guest post”
keyword “accepting guest posts”
keyword “guest post by”
keyword “guest post guidelines”
Competitors Guest Posts
Another great way to find great guest blogging opportunities is by checking the backlinks of your competitor’s sites. If they are ranking in Google then you can bet they have had some awesome Guest Posts on some very relevant blogs. Try to check their backlinks and figure out which ones are giving them so much power and try to guest post there yourself.
Tips for Great Guest Posts
– Make sure you fill out the Bio completely. This is where you are going to get your link or two at. Do not forget to use anchor text with your keyword or blog name.
– Use your twitter ID in your bio
– Make sure to promote your Guest Post. This means on your blog, twitter, Facebook, etc. The more traffic you can bring the more the blog owner will love you.
– Reply to all of the comments you get. This is very important if you want to convert these members over to your blog. Be personable and appreciative.