Effective blogging was never a cup of tea and what is more daunting is Guest Blogging. The initial step is to acclimatize to one’s writing style and content to a different source in order to amuse someone else’s community, while guest blogging. By sharing one’s thoughts to new readers and conversations, Guest blogging can help making a brand out of one’s writing skills.
Charm any blog owner with the help of following 5 magic rules which can take your writing passion to a new level:
Considering a blog for posting, after writing an article is not an appreciated act. One must perform prior checking of all the popular blogs present with highest search engine rankings and then select blog suitable for your writing style. One should have an idea about what reader wants to read by going through all medium and large sized blogs. For beginners it is essential to start with medium sized blogs and then move to large sized blogs after getting some practice.
2. Earn your brand name and be resourceful:-
For those who are thinking about writing a guest post or requesting from owner of blog, in order to establish one’s authority thorough research of all the prospects is must. Rather than anything, facts and figures always help to build a strong base for content. Mix your article with strong notes with proper sources quoted by famous experts which will increase the genuineness of your blog. Every blog owner have policy for external links, some allow links only from archive while other gives liberty to use two or more external links apart from your own blog.
3. Use productive and lucrative titles:-
Readers always crave for attention-grasping material, thus always come up with interesting and attractive heading for your blog. Even if writing about monotonous topics which have been covered millions of times, a fresh perspective always adds a new flavor to it. One must be avoid certain things while writing a guest post including self-promoting material and stale or already used content from other sources. The perfect ending of guest blog is small bio and information of your own blog followed by its link rather than writing about your blog in every line.
4. Thorough research of all the content:-
Before writing any article as a guest blogger, one must have a deep knowledge of what the reader requires. All the essential and prior information can be collected by:
- Reading all the content available on the blog
- Going through the archive to get the tone of the articles
- Acclimatize to one’s writing style whether humorous, serious or diplomatic
- Read all the comments written on articles to know which topics are more popular and what are the views of the readers on certain articles
- Find all the details about the owner regarding his type of article. All these information helps to get an idea about what owner and reader both demands and accordingly one should write perfect article.
5. Proper reply to comments:-
Once the article is published, the job is not done yet. Stay tuned to blog to check the response of the readers. Every feedback must be responded positively if possible, many a time’s readers link other sources to the comment. Checking those links can help you make contacts with other bloggers as well and hence to build new network. Positive comment can help boost your confidence and can be used as a basis for your post.
One can master the skills of guest blogging by simply believing in himself. Confidence writing is always more admired and appreciated over self-help or ambiguous writing. Every writer has a responsibility to guide and provide answers to all the uncertainty in reader’s mind. Therefore, be sure about what are you writing and soon will be the day when guest blogging become daily job for you.