How to Become a Guest Author
Are you passionate about social media or have any digital marketing knowhow and want to share from your wealth of experience? There are three ways to this: you can either create your own voice by starting a blog from scratch, or you can add your voice to an existing voice by being a guest blogger, or you can be both.
Being a guest blogger is a great way to JumpStart your digital marketing experience as guest blogging provides you a platform to mine from the leads already created by someone else.
At socialmediaverve.com, we do hope to be a voice to bloggers who want to share their experience to the world. Being a guest blogger for Social Media Verve is quite an easy and straightforward process by following the set of instructions listed below.
Socialmediaverve.com is a site which concerns with doing online marketing using a whole range of tactics such as social media, blogging, SEO, content marketing, forum marketing, magazine, etc. Among the main topics of focus include:
- Social Media
- Social Media Marketing
- Social Media Optimization
- Content Marketing
- Blog Writing
- SEO (search engine optimization)
- Email marketing
- PPC Ads
- Web Traffic
- Affiliate Marketing
- Mobile Marketing.
If you can produce a detailed post on any of these topics, we expect it to be from intermediate- to -advanced level of discussion (no beginner’s content should be submitted).
The post should be formatted in line with other site content and well written to a near perfect English. The use of Grammarly is advised.
Each post should be at least 1,200 words long.
Posts should have images or any forms of visual such as custom images (created by a professional graphic designer), stock photos, screenshots, creative commons with attribution, screencast, videos, and infographics.
Note: It’s not necessary to use the same cover image as the ones seen on this site, you can use a stock photo that is relevant to your post topic as a cover image instead of the custom themed cover image found on this site.
Posts must be original. That is, it must not have been published elsewhere. (No spun content or an auto-generated article is allowed either).
Tip: While your individual experience matters to us, we also want posts that are data-driven with specific references to authority sources.
Posts should not contain excessive self promotion, affiliate links, or any links directly asking readers to make a purchase (or to a sales page). You will get a chance to link to your own site and other relevant pages in your author bio and where appropriate within the post.
Guest authors are expected to participate in comment discussions for their post for up to two weeks after the post is published, and get engaged with commenters with relevant replies.
While Socialmediaverve will make efforts to promote every post on social media, it’s also recommended that guest authors share their posts on their own social media ends for the benefits of both the guest author and socialmediaverve.com.
Your right, my right
As a guest author, you retain a copyright ownership of your content, while I have the right to make edits on the post such as, editing or removing any parts that are not in compliance with the above guidelines, making some changes to the post to improve on-page SEO, and adding my editor’s note where necessary.
- You will need to fill a Guest Posting Request Form, which takes about one minute to complete.
- Please Note: All guest posting requests should come through this form as I will not attend to any request that by-passes the guidelines provided in the form.
- I will review your form and get back to you in 72 hours, it can be shorter.
- If your request is accepted, I’ll use the information in your form to create a WordPress account for you to publish your post.
Thank you for your time and interest!