One thing that I really love as a blogger is guest posting. There are so many things that guest posting helps you achieve. Above all, writing guest posts consistently gives your website or blog a quick SEO boost. However, in desperation or hurry, guest bloggers make potential mistakes while writing guest articles. The most common…
For a blogger, one of the toughest tasks is to drive quality traffic to your blog and build an engaged audience. I know this since I have been through this myself. Many beginners and newbies find it difficult to get people to read their content and eventually they get frustrated and end up quitting. With this in mind, I am going to give you a list of five proven techniques to help every blogger, whether a newbie or an established one to drive quality targeted traffic to your blogs.
In this post-Panda and Penguin search landscape, one much talked-about topic when SEO specialists gather together for a virtual drink is guest blogging. Guest blogging, as you may already have read from several different sources, is perceived as a way to rank high in the search engines, mainly because guest blogging is all about content. And with compelling content, social media sharing comes into play. Given the many algorithm changes that have been happening of late, social media, as some blogging and SEO experts claim, is the new SEO.
Delete. That was the sound of me getting rid of another poor guest post pitch. I used to respond to every guest post request I got, but lately I’ve been inundated with approaches that are, quite frankly, poor. That’s probably one of the reasons that a lot of prominent bloggers are refusing to accept guest posts. I have to say that I love a good guest post. But I’m not so desperate that I will take any old post that someone throws my way. Here are the issues that make me turn down guest post approaches.
Getting your site or blog noticed when you first start can be an mind boggling task. In fact, this is the number one reason why people start blogging and simply quit. Why? Because, they are getting no traffic and feel they are expending all their effort on writing and getting no satisfaction from it. Here is the thing – you need to start guest posting on authority sites in your niche.
Every blogger knows the benefit of guest blogging. If they don’t they most certainly should. It is one of the most effective ways that you can increase your visibility, reach a wider audience and build lasting relationships with other bloggers so you can assist one another in the future. It is the reason so many do regular crossovers, despite not being official affiliates. But how do you make the most of every single guest blogging contact you make? Sure, the bulk of that effort rests on your writing quality posts and remaining friendly with the site owners and staff while doing it. Is that all of it, though? Actually, there are several things you can do to improve those nifty positives of guest blogging. Just follow these simple tips.
Guest posts should generate you a ton of extra traffic. If not, you’re doing something wrong. When I publish a guest post here on Basic Blog Tips, or on Famous Bloggers, or Pro Blogger, I see a jump in my opt-ins. Sometimes the spike is stunning, as I receive 5 times the opt-ins I would see on a normal day. This is how it should be, too. I mean, of course I am here to add massive value, and draw readers to this blog, but I would also like to draw readers to my blog so that I can build my list.