A guest post is when a person writes an articles on another persons blog or website. This is done by many writers to promote their site, to increase traffic on their sites for exposure, to get new perspective on some issues and they get to be established as writers.
Guest posting is beneficial to both parties but the main focus is the bloggers site as you are only writing an an article in their site. The guest posting strategy is: researching a site that focuses on the niche that you write, contacting the editors, submitting your guest post and wait for it to be published.
If you do not have a blog or website but want to guest post.
However, for a person who doesn’t have a blog can also submit a guest post. These is done through free guest post sites. These sites post for editors looking for people to write a guest post. The sites can be:
- When you are looking for a site to write a guest post search with Google. However, for accurate results you can type in using keywords like ‘guest post’, ‘guest article’ or ‘write for us’.
- Social media. It plays a role in guest post as bloggers and writers can link their website in their accounts, share it, having a wider audience and can tag or just mention other writers business, business product or guest post.
Due to the free guest post sites anyone who wants to write a guest post article but does not have a blog or website can. This helps them by establishing them as writers and can have an authority.
Also helps as it helps the editors who are overwhelmed to maintain their blogs as the guest post provides them with fresh content, new perspective on writing, an increase in subscribers, increases traffic on their sites.
Other editors can also use the free guest post sites as they might be still upcoming websites. It helps as they can link their blogs to the guest post promoting their site, getting new audiences, increase traffic on their sites and can establish themselves as writers and can have an authority as writers. But writing guest post also mean you have to be open to other guest posting on your site.
When the editor accepts your submitted guest post.
This is when the blogger has accepted your guest post and has published it on their site. The blogger decides when he wants to publish the article on his site.
They best times you can contact the bloggers site for a guest post if:
They post another guest post in their site.
The site mentions your business or business product in one of their articles.
The blogger mentions your work on his site or on social media.
The site are looking for writers to submit guest post in their article.
Do not forget to link any link to your blog or any previous work done on your guest post.
Guest posting is good way for bloggers to interact, get known and recognized for their work and also get to expand their blog, website or work. The best thing about guest post is that it is beneficial to both parties. However, some people end up writing poor quality articles or their needs is different from the other person which makes it necessary to research on websites before approaching the blogger to write a guest post.