Whether you are seeking to submit blog posts, infographics, product reviews or other creative content to blog owners , your outreach is an important part of the process. I’ve made about every mistake in the book when reaching out to blog owners, but through trial and error I now know what works.
As William Saroyan once said, “Good people are good because they’ve come to wisdom through failure.” Make sure you’re not drinking anything while reading this because it’s likely you’ll spew beverage out of your nose due to laughter.
Here are 11 dumb mistakes I’ve made while doing blog outreach that you should avoid:
If you read the guidelines for guest post submissions on most blogs, one of the biggest determining factors of whether or not you’re guest post will be accepted is the content. If you aren’t submitting good content then even the most effective blogger outreach will be a waste of time. Building relationships with blog owners is an important part of building links and good outreach is the first step.
I’d love to hear about any mistakes you’ve made and how you’ve learned from them in the comments below.
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