Guest blogging gives you the opportunity to gain targeted traffic that will result in high conversions. Despite the fact that this is the most effective method for getting visitors to your blog or website, it still isn't widely utilized - mainly because people don't understand how easy it is. If you do a search on Google, you'll find hundreds of blogs in various niche markets ready to accept your content and publish it. Because these top ranked blogs are generally high traffic sites this is an excellent way to get free traffic to your own site.
Bloggers lead busy lives and they aren't going to be interested in correction a bunch of misspellings or grammatical mistakes. Take the time to proofread your article carefully before sending it. It will reflect well on you when you take the time to do so and remember it's not their job to correct your mistakes. Perhaps the most important consideration when it comes to proofreading is that it will make a great impression on the blog owner and may get you invited back.
Make an effort to be the best and easiest guest blogger the blog owner you have your sites on has ever dealt with. You are much more likely to be published if you share fewer emails throughout the process. Instead, go through the guidelines that the blog has laid out and follow them - a simple as that. This allows you to send your finished article in the very first email. If your post is high quality and gets accepted by the blog, your chances of getting published much faster.
Finally, if you've got experience from your previous guest posts then make sure you link to them and show the blog owner that you know what you're doing. Your previous guest posts are trusted resources and if they have appeared on reputed blogs, it just adds to your credibility and makes it a lot more easier for you to get approved. Reaching out to blogs that are already respected in your niche is a great way to maximize your efforts to gain free publicity.
Guest blogging is something you can start right away and watch the results roll in. The key to success lies in how persistent you are in your efforts. You may have to work your way up to high traffic blogs but consistent efforts with smaller blogs will help you get there. Once you find a good blog that offers decent traffic results from your guest posts you can work to develop a stronger relationship with that blog owner. This way, you'll be able to add guest blogging to your list of traffic generation techniques that give long term results.