Guest Blogging is all the talk of the "content marketing" communities these days, but is it really the way to establish your platform?
If it's not driving traffic to your site, couldn't it just end up being a huge waste of time?
Join me as I interview Jon Morrow, Kristi Hines, and Neil Patel of Kissmetrics about using Guest Blogging as a way to build your online platform and establish yourself as a real player in your field.
In this chat we'll cover
- The role networking plays in finding guest blogging opportunities.
- The importance of being on a mission and how that plays into getting post pitches accepted
- What it takes to increase the chances for success on your guest post
- The steps to take to promote your post if you don't have a decent audience of your own
- What to do with that traffic once it hits your blog
- What to do if your guest post gets rejected
Meet Our Guests:
Jon Morrow - Founder GuestBlogging.com
Jon Morrow is the Associate Editor of Copyblogger.com, Founder of GuestBlogging.com and BoostBlogTraffic.com.
Jon is one of the top authorities on Guest Blogging and has made his career off of writing for the web using nothing but his voice.
Kristi Hines - Founder Of Kikolani.com
Kristi's blog covers blog marketing and blogging tips for personal, professional, and business bloggers to succeed in search and social media marketing.
Kristi Hines is a freelance blogger, ghostwriter, and regular contributor for Power 150 blogs including Social Media Examiner, Search Engine Journal, Windmill Networking, SEOgadget, and KISSmetrics.
Neil Patel - Co-Founder of Kissmetrics
Neil Patel is a Seattle based entrepreneur, angel investor, and analytics expert. He is best known for his work in digital marketing and as the cofounder of the analytics companies KISSmetrics and Crazy Egg.
Through these two companies, he has helped a number of large corporations including Aol, HP, General Moters and Viacom make more money from the web.
Tommy Walker - Host of Inside The Mind
Tommy Walker is an online marketing strategist and the host of Inside The Mind, a show that fuses internet generation humor with top level online marketing information.
His work has been featured on Chrisbrogan.com, Hubspot, Copyblogger and PcWorld and a number of other sites.
The Mindfire Chats is a live offshoot of Inside The Mind and aims to dig into deeper truths about online marketing subjects. The show is produced by Nate Wright of Small Biz Triage
and Tommy Walker of Tommy.ismy.name