Guest blogging is an excellent idea for several reasons, including boosting search engine ranking position (SERP score), networking for your business, providing backlinks, and more. They are also a great way to grow your brand into the niche you would like it to fall under.
Whatever your business goals may be, considering guest blogging should be at the top of your list as we head into the new year. Here are just a few of the many pros of guest blogging:
When your business chooses to work with a guest blogger relevant to your brand identity, you receive guaranteed publicity to your ideal audience. There is no ad targeting or retargeting needed – the engagement is there, and guest blogging allows your business to tap into this new and previously unknown audience.
Writing guest blog articles will improve search engine optimization (SEO) for your website with valuable backlinking. Backlinks are another way for potential customers to find you on the web. The more quality backlinks you have for the topics that affect your business, the more likely people are to be able to find and interact with your website.
Help With Networking
Increasing brand visibility and social media following allows your business to network in previously impossible ways. In some cases, guest blogging can become a tight-knit community of similar companies that work together to promote each other’s goods and services while fostering a healthy and supportive local business environment.
Increase Social Media Following
Not only will followers from your guest bloggers start following your business, but guest blogs will also be shared and reposted, which will increase your business’s social media visibility and following.
Believe it or not, your online presence is categorized by trustworthiness in an online authority system. So when your business decides to work with guest bloggers who have built up their online reputations and online authorities throughout the years, this tells users and search engines that people should trust your business as well.
Become a Member of The Greater Baltimore Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Baltimore Chamber of Commerce is more than just a way to increase visibility. When your business gets accepted, there are additional membership benefits, including:
- Meeting local professionals at monthly networking events
- Becoming an advocate for local business legislation
Proudly serving Pikesville, Owings Mills, Reisterstown, and Northwest Baltimore, the Greater Baltimore Chamber of Commerce is ready to help your business.
For questions regarding the GBCC membership application process or additional benefits to having your website listed on our local business directory, call 410-484-2337.