04 Jun '13, 1pm

Defining Authorship: The Difference Between Contributors and Guest Authors

Defining Authorship: The Difference Between Contributors and Guest Authors

Begin to build lists of places you would be willing to publish consistently. We have found that getting a weekly column on a publication when you have good experience in the niche is pretty easy. It means a commitment, but you can use Compete.com to find out the average traffic you can generate to your post, and how valuable that exposure is to you. Once you have your list, make sure your current authorship is set up and 100 percent. Publishers want to know that you will bring value to them in terms of relevance, quality, and traffic generation. Your Google+ profile is a great place for them to search this information. Your outreach email should be genuine. Talk about their website and content in specific terms, and show some examples of titles you can write and your past content. Really, you want to create a relationship before you begin to court them for a contributor re...

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