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HOW TO PERFECTLY PITCH YOUR GUEST POSTS

Guest Post

In simpler words pitching guest posts is to increase traffic on someone else’s blogs or website and it’s quite challenging to accomplish it. It helps you to gain more traffic, build backlinks to your blog and position your content in well-read and engaged readers. It helps you to grow your relationship with other bloggers which is obviously beneficial because the maximum part of the internet is occupied by bloggers and social media influencers.

It increases your online authority

During this whole process, your blog value increases and your content become visible on search engines sometimes too. The truth is not all guest blogging is bad.

STEPS TO GUIDE FOR PITCHING OF GUEST POST

1 – Find the best host blog

It is the most important to make your content reach more audience and you need to search for guest blogging opportunities. Some keywords used to search it on search engine are “guest posts by”, “guest post opportunities”, “guest posts needed” etc. It is necessary to find a perfect blog or website for guest posting. From the theme of the host blog pitching becomes easy. For that find the most relevant blog or website for your content. In order to make guest post acceptable, find out what kind of posts are posted by the host. Comment on recent blogs. Share the work on twitter by mentioning username. This can help you stay no longer a stranger for the host.

The host blog should have engaged readership so that you will get a whole new bunch of people to read your blog. The blog or website owner should be active on the all social media platform so that when he shares his blog there, your work will be automatically shared.

The host blog should have engaged readership so that you will get a whole new bunch of people to read your blog. The blog or website owner should be active on the all social media platform so that when he shares his blog there, your work will be automatically shared.

02 – When to approach for Guest Posting

  • Right after when host is looking for guest posts.
  • When host blogger mentions you on his social media.
  • When host blogger lists you in one of his blog.
  • When host blogger lists you in one of his blog.

03 – Submission of guest posts

There may be confusion about what kind of post should submit. It can be done by checking out the posts of host blogger. Below are few tips for making your guest post best: You need to Remember

  • Read Guidelines: Read all the guidelines for guest posting before submitting any blog post. Guidelines tell about the formatting and other related stuff.
  • Keep Yourself Aside: Always submit guest post related to host blogger content and include any kind of advertisement.
  • Keep the same format: Ideas about formatting makes your post look like theirs.
  • Add host’s backlinks to your post: This is very beneficial for your host-guest relation. Try to add backlinks to owner’s post on some spots.
  • Discuss: Discuss in comment section and pitch some new ideas.
  • Promote and get promoted: Make sure you share the blog. Sending new readers to host will make him happy for sure.

The Power of Guest Blogging

Guest blog posts are a great tool for any business. Matt Cutts himself says that guest blogging is a great resource for exposure, branding, increased reach, community, etc. Guest blog posts put your brand in front of an already established community of readers who may not be familiar with you or what you offer. There are about 54.2 million new blog posts every month.

These posts receive 19.6 billion views from 409 million people. This is a huge market to tap into. With guest blogging, you do not need your own following or even your own website. You are able to borrow someone else’s audience while providing them content that helps to keep their blog relevant and unique. When guest blogging is done correctly, it is a win-win situation.

Things you should never do when pitching a guest blog post            

  • Do not mass produce your pitch
  • Do not overly use buzzwords
  • Do not be overly persistent
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