Guest Posting is one of the trendy techniques to market and support your website and more explicitly your blog. Guest blogging may be a very effective technique for creating a successful blog. It may be a concrete marketing method for every web business. But, it is very important for you to recognize that guest blogging isn’t merely about writing an excellent guest post and anticipating the traffic to arrive.
In order to make certain that you get the maximum results, you need to avoid the following 5 deadly mistakes that are usually committed by most people.
Mistake 1: Presume the Host’s Viewers to be Your Viewers
One of the deadly mistakes of guest blogging is that the guest bloggers assume the host’s viewers or audiences to be their viewers or audiences. In other words, the past events are often referred that are not known by most of the audience of the Host. Although, you may be admired online at a number of places, but everyone is not acquainted with you. Hence, it can be a deadly mistake to take for granted that the audience of the blog for which you are writing is already familiar with you.
Mistake 2: Lack a Plan
Most guest bloggers are unaware of the fact as to why they are guest blogging. Lacking a strategy is a deadly mistake of guest blogging. So if you want to maximize your traffic then you need to develop an effective strategy for your blog.
Mistake 3: Guest Post is Excessively Lengthy
Myths prevail that lengthy posts bring big results. But you should be aware that if your posts are too long, they may not be effective enough to yield the desired outcome. So you should concentrate on writing precious posts rather than lengthy posts. And in case you write a long post, it should be very well researched and should contain crucial details.
Mistake 4: Comment Pending for Moderation
Many guest bloggers write a post and then do not visit the site to see what their followers have to say. At times, even after visiting the site after 5-6 days, you may see the message that comment is waiting for moderation. What does this really indicate about you and your followers? Doesn’t it reveal that you do not value your valuable followers? So make it a habit of replying to your followers’ comment. This will immensely help you to build a good relation with your regular followers.
Mistake 5: Use of Unattractive Title
Using unattractive title for the guest post is yet another deadly mistake of Guest Blogging. Guest bloggers overlook the fact that most well-recognized blogs online publish guest posts from various authors almost every day. Therefore, the followers of the blog have diverse options for reading. Hence, if you lack an eye-catching title, you may go unnoticed by the audience in spite of having superior content. Thus, in order to get good response, you need to choose a correct and attractive headline. Sometimes, thinking about an appropriate title may take longer time than writing the blog, but eventually it pays.
Now tell me, have you guest-posted before or still planning to? Do you accept guest post on your blog? What other common mistakes do have you come across? Share with us in the comment box.
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