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How to Find Good Writers for Your Blog

If you want to stay relevant you need to be coming up with new content constantly. Whether you’re a seasoned blogger or are just starting your blog, creating a steady stream of content can quickly become overwhelming.

This is particularly true if writing doesn’t come naturally to you, or  it just isn’t your favorite thing to do. Or, maybe you LOVE writing, but just don’t have enough time to commit to regularly writing new blog posts.

You can do that yourself up to a point, but sooner or later you’re going to have too many deadlines, or just need a break. Take some of the burden off yourself by hiring a few expert writers for your blog.

If this sounds familiar, it may be time to think about where and how to find writers for your blog. This can take the pressure off you, freeing you up to focus on the things you really love!

In this post, I’ll walk you through sixteen highly-effective ways to find high-quality  and good writers or guest posters for your blog.

  1. Create A Well-Optimized Guest Blogging Page On Your Blog.

Many sites include a tab or link to a guest blogging page. This page can outline exactly what types of posts you accept, and whether you’re looking for one-off blog posts or regular contributors. You can even include a form with an upload button so contributors can immediately send in their posts for consideration.

When creating your page, be sure to incorporate keywords potential guest bloggers might be searching for. For a parenting-related website, these might include combinations of the following keywords:

  • Guest blogging
  • Guest post
  • Submit
  • Parenting
  • Babies
  • Kids

For help with finding keywords to use on your job page, check out my post A Step-By-Step Guide To SEO Keyword Research Using FREE Tools.

  1. Ask your Readers/Subscribers for blog writer recommendations.

If you can’t easily identify potential writers in your community, why not ask your readers and subscribers for recommendations? This can work both if you’re looking to hire a paid writer or just want to find guest posters.

You’d be amazed at how many people are happy to contribute high-quality guest posts, simply as a way of sharing their knowledge and expertise!

*If you’re open to allowing other business owners (not competitors!) to guest post on your site, be sure to mention this. Many business owners will happily write a post – or a series of posts – on your site, in exchange for a link in their author bio.

  1. Find Subject-Matter Experts Within Your Own Niche

While it may not be so difficult to find people who can write, finding a good writer who ALSO knows a lot about your business, industry or niche can be a challenge.

One of the best ways to overcome this challenge is to seek out people who regularly comment on your posts (both your blog and social media posts). This gives you a chance to not only evaluate their writing style, but to check out their blog and social media profiles. This will help you confirm that a) they actually know what they’re talking about, and b) they have built up a positive reputation online.

Both of these are non-negotiable requirements for anyone who will be writing for you – assuming you’re committed to building a credible and successful business blog!

4.Use Essayroo Assignment:

Starting a website is tough as it is. You need to get it up and running, iron out the bugs, and then get people to notice it. If you don’t have time to create the content, get the writers here to do it for you. They’re all experienced, and can deliver quickly.

  1. Hire My Mom Job Posting

Hire My Mom is a job posting website for moms who want to work from home. Many of the job seekers who are registered with the site are experienced professionals who have chosen to work from home so they can be with their kids.

This means you get instant access to top-quality professionals who are interested in part-time, contract or even one-off gigs.

And the best part? Posting your job or project is 100% free! Simply outline exactly what you’re looking for, and have your job posting sent out to a whole host of qualified professionals.

  1. The ProBlogger Job Board

The ProBlogger job board is perhaps your best bet for finding highly-qualified, professional bloggers. Unlike Hire My Mom – which promotes its job listings to all types of professionals – the ProBlogger job board is specifically designed for businesses looking for professional bloggers.

It costs $70 to post a job opening, with discounts if you want to place more than one ad. While this may seem high, keep in mind the caliber of writers you’ll find here will likely be higher than on other job boards.How to Find Good Writers for Your Blog

  1.  iWriter:

There’s all kinds of writing that you need to master if you’re going to blog, especially if you’re marketing a product. This writing service can cover Kindle books, blogs, Amazon reviews, and more. You’ll be amazed at how versatile they are, and how quickly they can turn a job around.

  1. Boom Paper:

Want some real experts on your side? These writers are the people to turn to. You can order all sorts of writing from them, and they always offer excellent quality. The writers here really can turn their hand to anything, all you have to do is ask.

  1. The Skilled Writer:

If there’s a set amount of work you need done, it’s worth checking out these writers. They offer money off if you order a certain amount of pages written, and the work is always written to a high standard. They’re a good idea to hire when you’re looking for webpages to be written for a new site.

  1. Big Online Assignment:

Product reviews and descriptions are always tricky to write. Outsource the job to these writers. They’re the experts in taking your product and showing it in the best light possible. With their work, you’ll know that you’ll be reeling the customers in no time at all.

  1. Text Broker:

It’s easy to order from this writing service. Just create an order, describe the job, and you’ll be matched up with the perfect writer for you. That way you get the best results, every time.

  1. Ox Essays:

These writers are perfect all rounders. Place an order with them and they can handle it, no matter how soon you need it. They can even finish a piece in a matter of hours, if it’s that urgent.

  1. The BloggingPro Job Board

BloggingPro is another site that offers a job board specifically geared toward professional bloggers.

Posting your job will cost you $30 for 30 days. This ad will then be available to any writers who visit the job board; in addition, the best job postings are sent out to BloggingPro’s email list in a weekly roundup.

If you still can’t find what you’re looking for via your ad, the company also offers their own blogging and copywriting services. You can check out what they offer on their services page.

  1. Content Gather:

This website offers pre written content for your site. Writers write their articles then put them up for sale here. Just find what you need, pay, and it’s yours to publish. It’s as easy as that.

  1. UK Writings:

As a blogger you need to keep up with the latest trends, but it’s hard when there’s so much happening. If there’s too much work on your hands, outsource it to these writers. They’re perfect for blog posts and news articles. They write polished, publishable articles that you don’t even have to touch before they go live. When you’re strapped for time, that can be invaluable.

  1. Craigslist:

If you’d like to see what the talent pool is like in your local market, posting your job to Craigslist can be a good option…either under writing/editing jobs, or writing ‘gigs’.

Just be aware that the quality of the writers you find on Craigslist may not always be the best. Because of the sheer volume of traffic and lack of vetting on Craigslist (anyone can post or respond to anything), doing background and reference checks is IMPERATIVE.

Keep in mind it may also be more difficult to find highly-qualified writers in small local markets, but it’s always worth a try. It’s free to post your job, so the risk is small!

Regardless of whether you decide to hire a professional writer or to accept guest posts (or both!), remember to focus on quality. It doesn’t matter whether you’re using your blog to make money, to build up your reputation or to generate leads – skimping on quality just isn’t worth it!

Check Their Work For Plagiarism

Now you’ve the the blog post, news article, or other writing piece delivered to you, you need to check that it’s ready to go live. 99.99% of the time the work is ready to publish, but it’s always worth checking it the once over. Here are 4 tools that will give you all the information you need.

  1. Plagiarisma: Paste the writing into this free tool, to check that none of it has been copied from any other source.
  2. Word Counter: Paste in the writing into this tool to check that the writer has stuck to your word count.
  3. Australian Help: Use this site’s excellent grammar guide to check that no grammatical mistakes are still lurking in the piece.
  4. Citation Generator: Use this citation website to check that any citations made have been done so correctly.

It’s easy to find great writers when you know how. The next time you’re in a bind, invite guest blogger or hire a writer to handle some of your workload. They can do an amazing job, and you don’t have to struggle anymore!

Do you do all the writing for your blog? Or do you use writers for your blog? If so, how do you find them? Share below!

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