The rising trend of guest posting is nowadays being taken advantage by smart internet marketers to put an authority shoe while spending very minimal amount of money or if not, for free.
“Articles directory are great as long as you’re not spamming with unoriginal content. Ezineartcles, Goarticles and even Articledashboard (which is $47 to join, but is worth the money). These sites still provide excellent quality backlinks and direct traffic if your article is well written. Avoid tools or services that generate thousands of low quality links in favor of manual processes that create natural, high quality links” Hiddleston said.
Most marketers and website owners are well acquainted with submitting articles to different online article directories for link building and traffic purposes. Certain directories, like the ones mentioned above still generate results is you approach it correctly according to Hiddleston. However, right now there is even a better opportunity to achieve the same result by submitting posts to guest blogs.
He went on to share, “One of our favorite strategies right now that’s getting tremendous result is using guest posting sites (http://www.leanmeanmarketing.com/
Guest posting is when you submit one of your articles to someone else's blog. When you locate such a blog they are generally receptive as long as the content meet their standard requirements for article submission.
It’s a double benefit in that you receive long term (backlink) and short term (reader traffic). It fosters trust from the readers because it establishes a connection from an already existing site that they visit. Hence, your name will be carried through that already established trust.
“Now if you don’t mind spending a little bit of money you can locate different tools or services that will make finding guest posting opportunities much easier. So there is another option if you don’t want to spend time or effort searching for yourself. But you don’t need to spend any more money, you can go find a lot of great guest posting opportunity for just using that search term in Google.” Hiddleston further adds.
Guest posting as a very powerful strategy with no sign of diminishing any time soon. However at the end of the day, ultimately only the search gods can determine how long this will be effective.
If nothing else you can now find these blogs so this can be implemented in your own online business. A short period of research will also identify what if any tools you could be using. S