said 1 year, 3 months ago:
Writing guest articles is a great way to get links, build authority and engage with the blogging community. seoMoz have done some research into which strategies are most effective when they’ve tried to get guest posts for clients.
The relevant takeaways are:
- Women get much better responses than men
- Unique email requests work better than templates
- A proactive writing style does better than a softer sell
- Trying again after an initial blank response is worth doing