We have had some time to take some rest from our contests to be back with the hottest one! Gerald Weber, the social media guru and one of my best friends, hosts this month’s guest blogging contest supported by MyBlogGuest:
I won’t tell you about close to $2K cash prizes (like I said multiple times, the prize is not the only reason to participate) or about how strong the host site is – I’ll tell you to participate to master social media!
Gerald is an awesome enthusiast, he will share your post throughout his social media channels and bring you LOTS of exposure. So wait no more: sit down and brainstorm an AWESOME post idea – let’s have the party started! Read more »
Ok, so this is happening now. I’ve shared my concerns about guest blogging going mainstream and thus becoming synonymous to “link building” (which in itself may sound absolutely normal but this aspect should not become the main purpose of guest blogging).
Here’s the first sign of that happening: guest posting email spam (ala link exchange spam). Here’s what arrived at my inbox just a few hours ago:
[all the names and details are deleted because these are private no matter how I treat the message] Read more »
Bloggers enjoy contests: they (1) have fun, (2) make friends and (3) win prizes. In this perspective, guest blogging contests are even huger win because you (1) have fun, (2) make friends, (3) win prizes, (4) build links and (5) brand awareness!