Best Guest Posting Blogs in 2017
Guest posting is pretty much over in 2017, but like anything that is in fashion for a while that is bound to creep back up again. So for now, lets pretend that we need to get some quality guest posts in 2017 and we don’t know where to start. Easy for you, we’ve assembled a list of approved sites that are helpful for growing your brand.
It is important to remember to weed out poor quality sites that are publishing thin content that consists mostly of guest posts, or sites that feature zero guest post presence. This can be a matter of charisma and blog integrity, depending on the niche, so I would say always go for it.
Speciality: Digital Culture & Entertainment
Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company that is the go-to source for tech news on the web. Their network of influential players in the digital culture and entertainment world gives them an edge when it comes to earning visibility online. Don’t waste your time sending garbage to these guys, even though some might argue that their articles are a bit weak sometimes, we definitely know that its worth going after for guest posting opportunities if you can find one.
Social Media Examiner
Speciality: Social Media Marketing for Business
Social Media Examiner is a U.S.-based media company, founded by Michael Stelzner. Specializing in publishing online magazines and blogs, the website focuses on how business people can leverage the power of social networks. Michael publishes original research and has links to multiple communities for social media expertise. Michael also produces a weekly podcast, fostering the audience of Social Media Examiner, making this a perfect guest post spot for anyone in the tech niche looking to get noticed.
Read Write Web
Speciality: Technology, Web 2.0
ReadWrite (originally ReadWriteWeb or RWW) is a web technology blog that was launched over 10 years ago. RW covers provides industry news, web technology and a focus on Web 2.0. It features reviews and analysis from industry leaders. Founded by Richard MacManus, the ReadWriteWeb brand is known for it’s exceptional quality of work. You might need a few drafts to get a guest post from this one.
Speciality: Finance, Money Management
Saving Advice is a community built around the notion that saving money is good. Offering free articles and information on all aspects of personal finance, these guys are great for guest posts if you want to write about how to save money, how to make money or how to invest money. Saving Advice is a website for anyone looking for information on finance, period. For any new startups in financial tech looking to get your name out there, this could be a good place to start.
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Speciality: Web Design, Technology
Smashing Magazine is a great place to get quality content on design and web development. They have a strong social media presence, and generally turn away anything that doesn’t fit their brand. If you have some amazing methods or techniques in the design niche, give them a shot. Chances are you will get published!
Speciality: Science, Technology
Slashdot is a social news website that originally billed itself as “News for Nerds. Stuff that Matters”. Featuring science and technology news stories that are submitted and evaluated by site users. Each story has a comments section attached to it where users can add online comments. The website was founded in 1997 and continues to grow. Summaries of stories and links to daily news articles are submitted, so guest-posts are pretty easy to get on here.
Speciality: Photography, Travel, Social Commentary
Matador is a travel and lifestyle brand redefining travel media with cutting edge adventure stories, photojournalism, and social commentary. If you want to get your content in front of a wide-audience and possibly earn some links along the way, the Matador Network is a good place to start.
The Huffington Post
Speciality: Politics, Business, Technology
The Huffington Post is a global online news aggregator and blog featuring comunists and guest posts. The site offers news in politics, business, entertainment, technology, culture, comedy, healthy living and local news. With a wide array of options, its easy to find somewhere to submit a guest post to Huffington Post. A caveat is that all links to your website will likely have a nofollow attribute, not giving much SEO value. Needless to say, getting real editorial exposure on HuffPo can prove more valuable than the link juice from a guest post.
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