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December 13, 2012 posted by Maan

How to Be a Guest Blogging Pro with Targeting Traffic?

How to Be a Guest Blogging Pro with Targeting Traffic?

There is no doubt that guest blogging is a great way to expose your website to millions of people, to get back links and to drive traffic towards your website as well. However, one thing that you must keep in your mind while publishing any guest post is; what impact it will have on your blog. The most important thing to consider in guest blogging is the effect of that particular guest post on your website. For example; if you are running a blog about sports cars but you publish your blog post on a blog that is based on kittens then you will never get good quality traffic in return. You need to target your guest posts wisely and this is the same thing that we are going to discuss in this post.

In order to write an effective guest post and become a guest blogging pro, you need to keep several things in mind. Some of the important things that you should consider before publishing your next blog posts are described below.

Research Your Audience

This is the most important part. If you will do anything in online world without proper research then you will be shooting blindly. You will get success only if you get lucky but in most of the cases, without any research work, you will lose the battle. So, the very first thing you need to do is to research your audience. Since you are running a website about sports cars, you will have to research where you can find such readers that are interested in sports cars. Collect information about such blogs that are working under same niche and ask them to publish your guest post. Most of the blog owners will happily agree to publish a guest post written by you if it meets their requirements. However, you must also research about the traffic generated by those blogs. You will not want to park your guest post in a deserted place. So, research is the most important part of guest posting and you cannot get away without doing proper research about your niche and your audience. A targeted guest post will drive targeted traffic towards your website.

Stop Selling

People hate it when someone tries to sell something to them. In today’s online world, everyone is a sales person; we all are trying to sell something. Even if you are not selling any product, you still keep selling your ideas all the time. Guest blogging is like a real life conversation in which a person will only listen to you if you are giving him a good piece of advice. The time, you will start selling, they will detect it from your tone and your writing style and that is where you will lose a potential customers. Be polite, informative yet authoritative with your guest posts because it will make a good image in the mind of readers.

There are many other things that you should keep in your mind to write a targeted blog post to drive targeted traffic towards your website and earn more revenue but all those things are basically sub-categories of the tips that I have already shared above. Customers will buy your product only if you will provide them with quality information.

Editor note: Contributor Saif is SEO expert and web designer at Web Design Company in Austin and he usually blogs at saifullahbutt in his free time.


21 year old designer, blogger and front-end developer. love to share creative design and inspiration.

  • Julia

    Great and insightful ideas! I will make sure I follow your guidelines next time I am guest blogging!

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