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How to Be a Guest Blogger or Find Guest Bloggers

Tips for Becoming a Guest Blogger or Getting Guest Bloggers for Your Blog

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Guest blogging is a great way to build your online reputation and drive traffic to your blog.  However, it can be difficult to find quality guest blogging opportunities to write for other blogs.  Similarly, it can be hard to find quality guest bloggers to write posts for your blog. 

Check out the tips below to find guest bloggers for your blog or to find guest blogging opportunities so you can write for other blogs.

MyBlogGuest

MyBlogGuest is a site that links bloggers who want to write guest blog posts with blog owners who are looking for guest bloggers to write posts for their blogs.  Rather than randomly searching the Web for guest blogging opportunities and guest bloggers, both blog writer and blog owners can cut through the clutter and find the right partners to reach their goals using MyBlogGuest.  Read more in my interview with Ann Smarty of MyBlogGuest.

About.com Blogging Directory of Blogs That Accept and Publish Guest Posts

You can find a list of blogs that accept and publish guest blog posts in the About.com Blogging Directory of Blogs That Accept and Publish Guest Posts.  You can also submit blogs that you find (including your own) which accept guest posts for possible inclusion in the directory.

About.com Blogging Forum

You can post guest blogging opportunities for your blog or offer your own guest blogging services in the About.com Blogging Forum in the special Guest Blogging folder.  It's free to register!

Google

You can conduct a keyword search on Google or your preferred search engine to find guest blogging opportunities or guest bloggers.  Some search suggestions follow to help narrow your results:

  • Use quotes and popular phrases such as "write for us" or "call for guest bloggers" or "guest blog submission".
  • Add a keyword to target your results based on the topic you want to write about such as "guest blogger" baseball.
  • Limit your search to a Google blog search only.

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