Please welcome guest blogger and exclamation mark extraordinaire, my friend Peg Fitzpatrick. She’s awesomesaucey and a cat fan which makes her extra cool. (For the record, she taught me how to create a sarcasm symbol — shhh).
Guest posting is a great way for new bloggers to hone their writing skills as well as expand their fledgling network. However, there is a right and a wrong way to go about requesting a guest post spot.
Top tips for submission:
I hope that you consider these common sense suggestions next time you are submitting a request to guest post, and I wish you luck in your guest posting endeavors.
How have you had success with guest blogging? Have you started submitting guest posts to other blogs? What other tips can you add to guest blogging success?
100 Sites to Submit Guest Posts by Brian Keith May
MyBlogGuest — a community of guest bloggers where you can find guest blogging opportunities
How to be a Good Guest Blogger by ProBlogger
Peg Fitzpatrick is a positive vibe producer, social media butterfly and all around happy person! She is Director of Marketing and Social Media Manager for Kreussler Inc. as well as being the Brand Sparker with re:DESIGN. Peg is thrilled to have contributed a chapter in Guy Kawasaki’s latest book, What the Plus!
Along with being a writer and Managing Partner at 12 Most, she is honored to be on several of the “best of” online and blogging lists. You can find her on the Alltop Twitterati list.
Peg lives in New Hampshire with her husband, Richard, their three children and Oliver, their golden retriever. Please follow Peggy on Twitter, “Like” re:DESIGN and My Book Club on Facebook, circle her on Google+, and visit her blog.
Rachel Thompson is the author of newly released BadRedhead Media 30-Day Book Marketing Challenge: How to energize your book sales in a month - created to help authors market their book. She is also the author of Broken Places (one of IndieReader's "Best of 2015" top books and 2015 Honorable Mention Winner in the San Francisco Book Festival), and the multi award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed. She owns BadRedhead Media, creating effective social media and book marketing campaigns for authors. Her articles appear regularly in The Huffington Post, IndieReader.com, The San Francisco Book Review (BadRedhead Says…), 12Most.com, BookPromotion.com, and Self-Publishers Monthly. Not just an advocate for sexual abuse survivors, Rachel is the creator and founder of the hashtag phenomenon #MondayBlogs, #BookMarketingChat (co-hosted with Melissa Flickinger) and #SexAbuseChat, co-hosted with certified therapist/survivor, Bobbi Parish all live Twitter chats. She hates walks in the rain, running out of coffee, and coconut. She lives in California with her family.