5 Types of Guest Posts That You Should ‘NEVER’ Accept

Guest-PostGuest posts have gained wide popularity because they build a brand, attract backlinks and showcase one’s expertise. I agree that guest blogging is one of the most effective online marketing tools. But every offer that you get may not be legit. Now that link exchange is a major issue with Google, SEOs are using guest blogging as a tool to build links. That’s exactly why guest-posting is fast becoming a new form of SEO or web spam.

Though guest articles add variety to your blog, they can also easily get you into trouble. There are some guidelines and tips that you should, therefore, abide by while accepting or publishing guest posts.

Given below are five of the most important ones. Continue reading

An Email Template for Guest Post Submission

emailWhat’s the most wonderful aspect of blogging? Well, as far as I think, it’s guest posting or guest blogging. I’ve written several posts on the benefits of guest blogging, types of guest posts one should never accept and how to write a guest post. But there’s one more thing that you really need to know when it comes to writing guest articles. It’s where a guest article submission actually begins – the request email (i.e. preparing the pitch).

Though most of the people know what guest blogging is, they hugely fail while writing a request email for submission. When you want to apply to write for someone else’s blog, you do need to learn how to write an effective guest post submission email.

Preparing the pitch is even more important when you want to publish guest articles on an A-list or high quality blog. Poorly written submission emails will simply see their way to the trash folder of the recipient. Continue reading