As bloggers, one of the best ways to build your blog and ensure it succeeds quickly is by accepting guest posts on your blog. There are many reasons you might want to be accepting guest posts on your blog. It could be because you are sick and you won’t be able to update your blog, it can be because you are planning to go on a vacation, and it can be because you want a new voice and perspective on your blog aside from your own.
While publishing guest posts on your blog can help you achieve a lot of things, it is sometimes very difficult to get the right kind of guest bloggers to submit a guest post to you. If you’re interested in getting a lot of people to write for your blog this article will be giving you a few tips on how to get people to write for you.
Focus on Building Your Authority and Positioning Yourself as an Expert
The first step you should take towards getting a lot of people to contribute to your blog is to work on building your authority and positioning yourself as an expert in your niche. The reality is that a lot of people will want to contribute an article to your blog and associate themselves with you if they see you as an expert.
There are a lot of things that come with people seeing you as an expert. First, it increases their perceived opinion of you and your blog. It also assures them that they will be getting great results from their guest posts and as a result increases the chances of them submitting a guest post to you.
Work on Building an Audience and Active Community
Another way to get a lot of guest bloggers to be rushing to write for your blog is to work on building an audience and active community around your blog. That way, potential guest bloggers will be able to see how popular your blog is and how people interact with you.
The reality is that social proof can be very powerful in getting people to take action, and when a lot of people start to see hundreds of comments and retweets on your articles their opinion of your blog will be elevated, and as a result, they will be more inclined to submit a guest post to your blog.
Create a Page Inviting Guest Bloggers
It is often very funny to see a lot of people complaining about not getting guest post submissions on their blogs when they don’t even invite people to contribute. The reality is that putting up a page telling people to contribute to your blog can make a whole lot of difference in you getting people to write for you or not.
A typical guest blogging page should contain reasons people should submit a guest post to your blog, what your current stats is, what you will be giving them in return for their guest posts and which kind of guest posts you accept.