Guest blogging is one of the most lucrative way to make money online, especially if you writing for well known websites or websites that receive significant amount of traffic.
Most freelancers who are doing guest blogging are earning some good money and some are even making a living out of it. Other bloggers do guest blogging for the sole purposes of getting some quality backlinks to their blogs.
One good thing about guest blogging is that, you do not even need to be an experienced or an established writer to get started. The only thing you need is some knowledge on the topic you are writing about and ability to create some compelling contents that will attract many readers.
Once you have mastered all this, you are now on your way to becoming one of the best paid guest bloggers or to generative massive traffic to your website.
Tips on Guest Blogging
If you are new to guest blogging and you are thinking of trying it out, here are a few things to put in mind.
Type of blog/website – If you are guest blogging for back links building, make sure you carefully choose where your want your blog posts to reside.
Only guest blog on high quality websites that consistently produce quality content and one you feel will promote your contents on varieties of social media platforms. If you are not sure about social promotion, discuss about it before submitting your first post.
Domain Authority – Confirm a domain authority of a website to make sure you are dealing with a high quality website.
Basically, a Domain Authority (DA) is a website metric developed by Moz to measure a website’s popularity, size and age, usually measured in between 0 to 100.
The higher the Domain Authority of the website the better. For guest blogging, it much better to go for website with DA of 50 and above. The greater the DA, the more likely your website will receive high traffic and a higher ranking.
On the other hand, if your sole purpose is to earn money through guest blogging and not for back linking purposes, then the best website to write for will be the one paying your the highest per post.
You also need to put into consideration the payment options available and what kinds of posts they are accepting and how long. Some blog posts such as comparison charts usually require alot of research and adequate time to complete them.
Finally, whether you are guest blogging for back linking, traffic or to earn money online, we all agree there are a few things you need to put into consideration, as discussed on this post. These few tips are very important since they will determine your over all success in guest blogging.