Why your guest posts keep getting rejected

Getting your byline on a popular blog or online publication can do wonders for your name recognition and SEO. Here’s how to get your content published.

Blogging is a great way to grow and expand your personal brand.

One smart tactic is to earn guest blogging placement on popular industry, business and mainstream publications. These publications are looking for contributors, and guest blogging can be a good addition to your content marketing strategy because you can reach a new audience, establish your credibility, and impress Google with a stronger online presence.

Influence & Co. surveyed editors to find out what they’re looking for in guest blog posts. The top two reasons why publications reject your guest blog pitch is that it is too promotional or doesn’t fit their readership.

Check out the infographic above by Influence & Co. to learn more about what works and doesn’t work when it comes to pitching your guest blog articles.

Matthew Royse is the regional marketing director for Freudenberg IT, a global IT solutions provider. A version of this article originally appeared on his Knowledge Enthusiast blog .


One Response to “Why your guest posts keep getting rejected”

    Stephen Davison says:

    There could be many reasons behind the rejection of guest posts. The common reasons could be grammatical mistakes, copied and unimpressive content, etc. Sometimes, the website owners might be expecting engaging content, so that they might get huge traffic to the website.

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