11 Ways To Become The Most Awesome Guest Blogger Ever


Guest Blogging is a nice way to becoming popular online. And you know that means many valuable connections, backlinks to your blog, authority and credibility. Not only this but guest blogging will simply bring you that wanted traffic.

The 11 resources for becoming an awesome guest blogger are all you need to really kill it with blogging. Let’s get right to the meat.

1. Guest Blogging For Backlinks, Traffic And Money

By Vladi Vasilev on TopIMnews

Ok, this must be the first article you should read about guest blogging. It has the best from problogger, Matt Cutts, Search Engine Journal and Wealth Magnate in it and will totally turn you into a guest posting monster.

It will reveal how to use guest posting for ranking on Google and not just for getting some instant traffic from the blog you posted on. Once you start guest blogging actively you will additionally start gaining higher rankings and search engine traffic.

2. 6 Ways to Increase Conversions by Guest Blogging

By James Agate on Unbounce

Guest posting is very time-consuming and you have to know how to make the most money of every article you publish, to really turn it into a profitable venture. This is the right article to show you how to increase your conversions.

3. The Ultimate Guide to Advanced Guest Blogging

By Pratik Dholakiya on SEOmoz

This right here is one sweet article to read. It covers everything from finding cool stuff to write about, to getting your post published and promoting it later on. It really deserves the title “ultimate”, as it contains the whole package.

4. The Ultimate Guide to Guest Blogging

By Kristi Hines on KISSmetrics

Here is another fully loaded article. You will just have to go read it and see what I mean.

5. Content Marketing Strategy: 3 Steps to Avoid a Guest Blogging Fail

By Jami Oetting on Content Marketing Institute

“Brands want it. Agencies are scrambling to create it. Experts are calling it the future. Consumers crave it” –  the intro you will stumble upon when you go read this article. You can imagine how powerful the post itself would be since it has that for introduction.

6. Why Blogs that Allow Guest Posts Will Be Penalized in 2013

By Jeff Foster on Problogger

That’s a bit scary a? yeah it is. The title is a bit too much though. The post is mainly about how to not get penalized by Google for letting people publish dumb posts, or links on your blog.

Because as the author says:
“When SEO companies start to abuse any link building tactic, you need a preventative plan in place because an update from Google will be coming”

That’s reality. The moment SEOs find the next thing that works they push until it is dead, or Google shuts it down. Guest posting is now the ultimate way for getting backlinks and traffic. So you know what is happening – everybody is onto it. So well be waiting to see what Google will decide.

So read that article to know what mistakes to avoid when publishing guest posts, or accepting such.

7. Does Guest Blogging Really Build Traffic? The Stats Say Yes!

Post by Sharon Hurley Hall on Basic Blog Tips

The title says it itself… guest posting increases traffic a lot and Sharon explains it pretty well in her post.

8. 3 Quick Ways to Find Hidden Guest Blogging Opportunities

By Rae Hoffman on Copyblogger

By now you know that guest blogging is important, that guest blogging is a great way to drive traffic, and build links, yada, yada. You know. You get it. But how do you find guest blogging opportunities? Here are three tools that will help you find some niche, unique guest blogging opportunities.

9. Guest Blogging: Stop Thinking Link Building, Start Thinking Relationship Building

By Evan Prokop on TopRank

The biggest mistake people make when trying to guest post is to only think about traffic or building the next link… no, you have to think about the people who stand behind those sites and how to become friends with them. Once you build those relationships you will always get traffic and links a lot easier.

Talk to people like the are you friends, not like you just want a backlink. But you will see what I mean in this post.

10. The Real Reason Your Guest Post Flopped

By Tommy Walker on Duct Tape Marketing

“You did it! You got past the discomfort and pitched a popular blog – and they’ve agreed to showcase your magnificence. You poured hours forging the most epic work of writing. Gods will weep and babies will smile. You’ve read it, re-read it, and read it some more, and truly, this is the apex of your craft. Surely this will be your ascension to the pantheon of popular bloggers because YOU got a guest post on an A List Blog. But when it goes live… crickets…” – excerpt

Wonder why your guest post was an epic #fail? Well, take a step back and ask yourself these questions before you send your latest masterpiece to the editor-in-chief of that all-star blog.

11. How to Get Your Guest Post Published

By Neil Patel on QuickSprout

Neil is one of the best bloggers online. He’s been online guest blogging forever, along with all his other businesses. I can say this might be your most important article to read.

Although guest blogging is a nice way to get traffic, links and friends, don’t get too tied up on it. It is just a marketing method. You don’t have to spend all your time publishing, as it is slow and might not get you the wanted results immediately.

It’s a good idea to have it as an additional marketing strategy.

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