Guest blogging can boost content marketing

Many marketers choose to write guest posts for blogs to build links and improve their online marketing strategies. However, these posts are mutually beneficial for content marketing tactics, according to a new Search Engine Watch article.

Authority, visibility and quality subject matter are the three building blocks to good content marketing. To improve the chances that a marketer's content engages the highest amount of readers possible, he or she should come up with written work that will provide fresh insights and that will interest the reader.

Once a marketer has enough significant content stored up to share with readers, he or she should be selective in choosing where they distribute their content. Although guest blogging for any business related to the B2B's industry may help, choosing more major platforms that have a larger audience will the boost the brand's visibility. Contributing content to bigger media or blogging sites may also improve the author's credibility.

To further increase authority and visibility, marketers may also want to build relationships with social media influencers. If a social media influencer finds a brand's content is relevant to their industry or solves one of their challenges, it increases the chances that they will see the value of interacting with this brand's content. This may form a mutually beneficial relationship that helps both the influencer and the brand.

Sheila Kloefkorn (1031 Posts)

With more than 20 years of hands on marketing strategy and operations experience, Sheila Kloefkorn is dedicated to developing marketing strategies and plans that help clients succeed. Some of the world’s largest brands have depended on Sheila for marketing programs that delivered tangible and substantial results. Specialties: B2B marketing, lead generation, lead nurturing, sales strategy, marketing strategy, competitive marketing strategy, social media, search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), mobile marketing,, email marketing, website design, marketing plans.