Does guest blogging still work for SEO?

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Title says so. A lot of marketers guest blog to, well, link their site to some else's blog. However, some marketers employ spammy tactics, or use too many keywords in their anchor text, or even use only keywords for anchors.

What do you think? Chime in.
#blogging #guest #seo #work
  • Profile picture of the author seoserviceshub
    I think guest blogging can help you in ranking. But, the authority of that blog website matters. But, using other tectics may help you temporarily. It's not that good for your website impression.
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  • Profile picture of the author Natashass
    I think that only organic ways are the best in today's time. Guest blogging stills helps but you need to understand the basic reason of guest post. Other tricks are also useful but all you need to understand the basic reason behind creating a backlink. And yeah one more thing, creating backlinks also depend on your goals that you want to achieve.
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  • Profile picture of the author Moodesburn1977
    i am not so sure i think blog and forum commenting works a lot better

    Lets build a online business by giving value and learning how to build a email list

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  • Profile picture of the author redexclub
    It is still a popular and effective link building strategy. According to Aira's State of Link Building report, guest blogging is the third most popular link building strategy, with 47% of surveyed SEOs using it as their go-to. However, it's important to note that Google has been cracking down on spammy guest blogging practices, such as using too many keywords in anchor text or using irrelevant content.
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  • Profile picture of the author seoserviceshub
    I think they can but the market is now saturated. Finding quality guest posts is hard. You have to pay well and work hard to find niche relevant sites.

    But, it still works
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisHarry1
    According to my experience blogging matters but it should be indexed. That is the main reason people started blogger outreach services, a little bit expensive strategy but it pays off
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  • Profile picture of the author Hamnak
    I think guest blogging can still be a solid move for SEO, including strategies involving White Label SEO. It really boils down to how you go about it. It's not just about getting a backlink anymore. What matters most is the quality of the content you're sharing and the relevance of the site you're posting on. If you're contributing genuinely insightful content to sites that align well with your niche, integrating well with your White Label SEO efforts, it's a win-win. You're offering value to a new audience and, in return, getting a nod from a relevant domain. But if it's just a play for links on random sites, you might not see the SEO boost you're hoping for. So, in my opinion, it's worth doing, but do it right. Focus on quality and relevance, and you're on the right track.
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  • Partially, it does the work.
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  • Profile picture of the author bijutoha
    I'm still having success with it, but it's crucial that you only guest-write on reputable sites. Try to find popular, authoritative, and well-related websites.
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  • Guest posting can be good for SEO (and your wider marketing strategy) because it helps you build your brand profile. And, by extension, brand awareness. When you showcase your expertise and partner with respected sites, you can establish credibility with readers, influencers, and Google.
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  • Profile picture of the author Diya01044
    Yes guest blogging remains the effective strategy for link building and helps your page rank well over the period of time. Since it is white hat strategy it still helps in SEO. However it is hard to make quality content and be able to post without paying, but you can always negotiate. It helps in building backlinks and therefore increases the page authority and page domain resulting in higher page ranking. So yeah guest blogging still remains a good option for seo.
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  • Yes, guest blogging still works for SEO if you get a link from a high-traffic website.
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  • Absolutely, and press releases too
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  • Profile picture of the author Niveditha
    As we all of us know that guest blogging is one of the off page seo linking technique.
    Factors to be considered:
    1.Catchy title
    3.Unique content
    4.Quality images at least 2.
    5.2 to 3 links with relevant content,links from outside us.indicate that blog is valuable one,that users getting information from our blog.
    6.Relevant content
    All these all important for a blogging to work for seo.
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  • Profile picture of the author CPUTEK
    Guest Blogging is still effective if done the right way with best practices in mind.
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  • Good. to know.
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  • Profile picture of the author Berkcan Sevgi
    I never tried. but sounds good
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  • Profile picture of the author webworksbd
    It still works. Recently I have done some guest blogging and it works. Though the ratio is not like the previous but still works. It was the health industry.

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  • Profile picture of the author Stella Warren
    Guest post still work but it's important to use ethical and valuable strategies rather then employing spammy tactics as you mentioned. Using ethical way will also help them to make positive online presence in market.
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  • Profile picture of the author dee4d
    Why don't you spend time writing that extra article on your blog than sending that extra juice to the guest? Then you look for quality backlinks.

    My take.
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  • Profile picture of the author Digita12
    Yes it works if you do it cautiously without spamming
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  • Profile picture of the author SEOamit12
    Yes it works, if you guest blog on niche blogger website. Do not post content on link farm guest posting sites. It will hurt your website negatively.
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  • Profile picture of the author Moodesburn1977
    from what i understand dont think most of them do this, for the most part they have sites with high da and usually good traffic, i have someone i might be using its good for traffic and for ranking your website, it is all about giving value and hard work.

    Lets build a online business by giving value and learning how to build a email list

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  • Profile picture of the author writeaway
    LEGIT guest blogging still works

    What is LEGIT guest blogging?

    It's all about finding and guest posting on sites that have the following features

    a) They ACTUALLY GET TONS OF ORGANIC TRAFFIC from the top keywords in your niche

    b) They DO NOT ASK for payment for backlinks

    c) They have TIGHT Editorial parameters

    d) They are HYPER NICHE focused

    e) They do not LINK to your site using target keywords you dictate

    If you get links from sites with ALL the features above, the backlink power of your links would be WAY MORE PRODUCTIVE than the links you get from the typical LINKS FOR CASH "guest posting" scheme

    BEWARE of paid guest posts - if they will publish your paid guest posts, they are probably also likely to link to other paid posters who are RECKLESS AND SLOPPY. If those guys get busted by GOOGLE, their link sources may also get busted and YOUR site may get PENALIZED DURING THE BACKLASH
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  • Profile picture of the author Jayson76
    You have to get around the paid linking problem. In fact, you can't have do-follow links on a post you would label on the post as being sponsored, so you have to find ways to get guest blogging opportunities without money being involved.
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  • Profile picture of the author Alfredohuggins
    Yes, for sure guest blogging still works. But for quality guest blogging you need to find the guest blogging websites in your niche and these should have enough traffic from your targeted region. And these websites should have good DA, PA, and low spam scores. And what matters the most is the quality of the content and you should not overstuff the keyword in the content. So that's how you can create a quality backlink for your website.
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  • Profile picture of the author MYDCOM
    Based on my own experience, I've found that guest posting on reputable and relevant blogs within your niche can help improve your website's visibility and authority. It's important to create valuable, well-written content that genuinely benefits the readers of the host blog. Make sure that your guest posts include natural and relevant backlinks to your own site.
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  • Profile picture of the author OliCreativeStudio
    It works if you find blogs with a high authority. However, a lot of blogs are now charging a fee to post because they know this is needed criteria for a website to rank now.
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  • Profile picture of the author Aditi Rami
    The short answer is yes! Guest blogging has some inherent advantages that continue to be relevant. In the context of this blog, we are talking about your blogs being posted on other websites that are not owned by you. It may be a paid or unpaid engagement and both have their benefits. That way you'll be able to steadily build up your backlink profile from high authority sites while staying on Google's good side.
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  • Profile picture of the author om mandani
    Guest blogging is definately help you in ranking as it creates backlinks. but if you post your blog in others website then must check the authority is approved by the owner of website. and most important thing to write a blog that is to create a unique topic and write it by your own language as copied blog doesn't have any value.
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  • Profile picture of the author Vishal Sen
    yes, Guest Blogging is still work for the beginners who just start the blogging and want to pay for their blogs and want that their blog must be seen by some peoples so they can use the guest blogging and for them the guest blogging is good.
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  • Profile picture of the author PM kisan Status
    Simple and short answer, YES.
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  • Profile picture of the author decorlighting
    Yes of course, guest blogging can improve SEO when done strategically, focusing on quality content and relevant, authoritative websites
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  • Profile picture of the author dennyfontaine

    Guest blogging is the best way to earn links If you can use it wisely.

    Things to keep in mind whenever you can do a guest post

    The post should be informational.
    Do not do Keyword Stuffing
    Add Informational images and videos to the post
    Add high-quality external links
    Targeted keyword placement should be natural

    What do you think?
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  • Profile picture of the author Manjot Chauhan
    yes i feel guest posting is the good option to get the quality backlinks from the authoritative sites.So every seo experts should opt this off page activity to boost the rankings in the serp.
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  • Profile picture of the author DCB2908
    Absolutely, Guest posting remains a valuable strategy for enhancing SEO when executed strategically and thoughtfully. However, it is important to avoid spammy and poor quality websites. Rather focus on uploading content to high-quality websites with quality content.
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  • Profile picture of the author miumedical
    Yes it works but you have to do it the right way by choosing the top sites with lower spam scores and providing quality content to get a backlink plus ranking
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