Guest blogging can be an excellent way to earn credibility in your blog’s niche, establishing yourself as a writer to be taken seriously and reaping the rewards brought to you by an instant traffic boost. In order to give yourself the best possible chance of having your article accepted as a guest blogger and taking full advantage of the benefits, use this handy infographic and accompanying quick guide to submit only the highest quality content as a guest blog post.
1. Write interesting, enjoyable and unique content
The key, of course, to a successful guest blog post is good, readable content that readers will enjoy and want more of. Strive to be interesting, presenting new ideas in an honest, personal and unique way, all in the interest of giving your readers a reason to recall your blog by name the next time they’re looking for an interesting website to visit.
2. Don’t go overboard
While the goal of your guest blog article submission is ultimately to drive traffic back to your site, don’t stuff your content with unnecessary or tricky links. The readers you want to follow you back to your home on the web are the ones who are genuinely interested in the content you produce, not those duped into visiting by awkwardly placed or misleading hyperlinks.
3. Make your article stand out from the crowd
There are millions of blog posts being added to the ever-growing blogosphere on a daily basis, making standing out nothing resembling an easy task. In the interest of making your article one that visitors will want to stop and read, utilize graphics, HTML, humor, insider knowledge and well-constructed opinion to give your readers an experience that they can only obtain with you.
The guest post quality assurance flow chart is courtesy of My Blog Guest, the community of guest bloggers that preaches “quality” approach to guest posting.