5 Reasons To Allow Guest Posting On Your Blog

Published by M Turner on

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As a blogger, you know that one of the best ways to grow your blog is through guest posting. It allows you to share your content to a new audience and hopefully get some of them to follow your original blog.

As good as blogging for other people is, there is the question of if you should allow other people to post their guest posts on your blog.
The reality is that you stand to benefit from it just as much as they do. Here are 5 reasons to allow guest posters on your blog.

 

1. Attract New Readers 
If you have someone post something on your blog, they are almost definitely going to share it with their readers. They are going to share it across social networks and among their community.
They want people to read it after all. You can always give them a nudge if they don’t do it by themselves. After publishing a post from a guest blogger, be sure to thank them and encourage them to share the post.

 

2. Take a Break
Guest posting is great for bloggers because it allows them to take a short break from blogging, while still keeping the blog going. You can involve other people and get them to post on the site while you take some time to yourself.
Who knows, maybe you’ll even get a new perspective on your topic and learn something yourself?

 

3. It’s Good for Readers 
Guest posting is great for bloggers and readers alike. It gives readers the chance to learn more about the topic of the blog from a fresh perspective.
It also gives your readers the chance to take a short break from you. They might love you a lot and enjoy what you have to say, but perhaps they need a break from you as badly as you would like one from them.

 

meet people4. Meet New People 
One of the best things about guest posting is that it lets you enter an established community and spread your message there. Guest posting connects you with new people, which can have great benefits for you.

Add value to the conversation, be patient, and you can win in the long run. Guest posting is all about give and take. Don’t just take away from other people’s blogs. Connect with them, and give them space on your blog to talk about their own things.

 

5. Great for Search Engines 
Guest blogging – whether giving or receiving – comes with linking to each other’s blogs. These links form important backlinks that are great for SEO. Search engines like Google love to see backlinks on a website.
Having guest posts and getting as many people as possible linking to you improves your ranking in search engines.

 

Summary
We all know the benefits of guest posting. It lets you get your message out to a new audience and form new connections. What some might not realize is that these benefits work both ways.
Accepting guest posts on your website comes with a host of benefits, and you should definitely consider doing it if you aren’t already.

Categories: Blogging

6 Comments

Tiffany · August 6, 2018 at 7:16 am

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    M Turner · August 6, 2018 at 10:48 am

    Thank you Tiffany for feedback.Will check out your website for sure

Kesi · August 5, 2018 at 10:03 pm

Very interested in starting to have guest bloggers, just not sure how to get people to start!

    M Turner · August 6, 2018 at 10:51 am

    Hi Kesi .A good way to find people to guest post would be via Facebook forums for bloggers.
    Good luck.

Sarah · August 5, 2018 at 11:50 am

Thanks for the tips! As a new blogger guest posting is something I didn’t know much about, but should definitely keep in mind.

    M Turner · August 6, 2018 at 10:52 am

    Thankyou Sarah for visiting .

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