Have you considered allowing guest posts on your blog? We grew the KISSmetrics blog to over 400,000 visitors a month, which mainly came from guest author contributions. And we grew the Crazy Egg blog to over 100,000 visitors a month within a year… from the same strategy.
What you may not know is that search engines might start penalizing sites that accept guest posts, or discount posts made by specific authors because a lot of junk content is being guest posted on the web. Even high authoritative blogs such as the New York Times or Huffington Post, are allowing guest posts, and many of those posts are filled with mediocre content and spammy links.
Here’s what Google thinks about guest posting…
Now this doesn’t mean you should not allow guest posts on your blog. But instead, it means that you need to be pickier. Don’t just accept guest posts because you think it will increase your traffic, but more so accept them because the content will benefit your readers.
Here are 7 rules you should follow if you plan on accepting guest posts:
Read More: http://www.quicksprout.com/2013/02/18/dont-accept-guest-posts-unless-you-follow-these-7-rules/