My Guest Posts, Collaborations, & Interviews

Being a blogger is more than just writing your own posts and hitting publish. It can be hard to find your audience and gain followers when you first start out. A great way to get your blog and your words out there is to take part in guests posts, collaborations, interviews and link/photo contributions.

Hopefully, by sharing good quality writing on more established blogs, you will also be increasing your Domain Authority (DA) score and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).

Below is a little about what each type of post is, along with names of where I’ve had posts published. Screenshots with clickable links to each article can be viewed on my Facebook page HERE.

GUEST POSTS

A guest post is where you write a post for publication on another blog or website. The owner of that website may publish a small biography with your piece, or give you a link back to your blog and often your social media channels.

I’ve had the following guest posts published:

August 2019 – Random Act of Kindness (Book Review)
lifeinabreakdown.com/a-random-act-of-kindness-by-sophie-jenkins-review/

June 2019 – The Mummy Bloggers (Book Review)
ialwaysbelievedinfutures.com/guest-post-the-mummy-bloggers-by-holly-wainright-book-review

May 2019 – Menopausal Beach Body Blues (Body confidence)
themuttonclub.com/menopausal-beach-body-blues/

May 2019 – 3 Great Reads for Summer (Book Reviews)
kateonthinice.com/3-great-reads-for-summer-holidays

December 2018 – Gifts That Keep on Giving (Eco)
girlsgospel.com/gifts-which-keep-on-giving/

November 2018 – Christmas Traditions (Travel)
mothergeek.co.uk/travel/2018/11/going-on-holiday-at-christmas/

November 2018 – Five Photos (Lifestyle)
sharonboothwriter.com/2018/11/05/five-photos-with-tea-and-cake-for-the-soul/

November 2018 – 3 Recommended Reads (Books)
damppebbles.com/2018/11/02/r3comm3nd3d2018-with-bookblogger-hazel-jackson-teaandcakesoul-teaandcakeforthesoul/

September 2018 – How to Pack for a Road Trip (Travel)
diaryofadetour.com/how-to-pack-for-a-usa-road-trip/

screen shot of my guest post at Diary of a Detour How to pack for a USA road trip - text and photo of open road and blue sky
GUEST POST – HOW TO PACK FOR A USA ROAD TRIP

COLLABORATIONS

A collaboration is where you contribute a piece of work to a bigger article for publication on another blog. This piece will be put together, along with the words of several other bloggers, to form a comprehensive piece on a certain subject, ie, 20 Things to do in Las Vegas.

You might contribute anything from a couple of lines, a paragraph or something around 250 words. You will get a writing credit, usually with a hyperlink in your name.

This is not to be confused with a brand collaboration, where you are paid to write an advertisement piece for a brand. This is all about bloggers working free with other bloggers.

I’ve collaborated on:

August 2019 – Best Blogging Tips (Travel/Blogging)
breathingtravel.com/best-blogging-tips-for-beginners/

July 2019 – Ultimate Bucket List of things to do in Spain (Travel)
fillmypassport.com/bucket-list-spain-road-trip/

July 2019 – Things to Do in California (Travel)
throughanaussieseyes.com/things-to-see-and-do-in-california-usa/

July 2019 – Importance of Making Time for Each Other (Lifestyle)
companionstairlifts.co.uk/news/the-importance-of-making-time-for-a-loved-one

July 2019 – South West Road Trip Ideas (Travel)
lavidaglobal.com/awesome-things-southwest-road-trip/

July 2019 – FAQs about Care Homes (Lifestyle)
continuing-healthcare.co.uk/continuing-healthcare-guidance/frequently-asked-questions-about-care-homes

July 2019 – FAQs (Travel)
xyuandbeyond.com/questions-for-travellers/

July 2019 – Best Travel Apps (Travel)
lifeloving.co.uk/best-travel-apps/

July 2019 – Tips for Travelling with Periods (Travel/Lifestyle)
thesaneadventurer.com/tips-on-traveling-with-periods-by-female-travelers/

June 2019 – Jetlag Advice (Travel)
attraction-tickets-direct.co.uk/travel-advice/latest-news/6-tips-beating-jetlag

June 2019 – Homesick Food (Travel)
xyuandbeyond.com/feeling-homesick/

May 2019 – Free Thing To Do In San Francisco (Travel)
thetravellingpinoys.com/free-things-to-do-in-san-francisco

May 2019 – Mental Health Experiences
anxietyandliz.com/2019/05/24/mental-health-experiences/

April 2019 -My First Tattoo (Lifestyle)
thetattooforum.com/tattoo-edit-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly

April 2019 – Advice for Overcoming Perfectionism (Mental Health)
thereelanna.com/perfectionism-advice/

February 2019 – Tips for Getting More Exercise (Health)
handicare-stairlifts.co.uk/handicare/news-advice/tips-for-getting-more-exercise/

February 2019 -Sedona in Hidden Gems of USA (Travel)
glorioussunrise.com/hidden-gems-of-usa

January 2019 -Tips for Dealing with Social Anxiety (Mental Health)
anxiouslass.com/social-anxiety-tips-mental-health-bloggers/

December 2018 – Christmas Lights (Travel)
gofamgo.com/amazing-christmas-light-displays/

November 2018 – An Attitude of Gratitude (Travel)
gypsywithadayjob.com/travelers-attitude-gratitude/

November 2018 – Guide to Romantic Destinations (Travel)
lovelustorbust.com/the-ultimate-guide-to-the-most-romantic-destinations-in-the-world/

October 2018 – Keeping Warm (Health)
countingmyspoons.com/2018/10/8-tips-for-staying-warm-outside-with-chronic-pain/

October 2018 – Bee the Change (Eco Issues)
youngsickinvisible.wixsite.com/blog/single-post/2018/10/22/Bee-the-Change—2

July 2018 – 5 Questions (Books)
patricialeslie.net/single-post/2018/07/08/5-Questions-for-5-Readers-over-5-Weeks-Question-1—First-Books

screen shot of tips for staying warm in winter with chronic pain at counting my spoons
COLLABORATION AT COUNTING MY SPOONS

INTERVIEWS

Some bloggers hold a regular interview feature where they ask their guests a set of questions. They might be about blogging, their particular niche or something more personalised.  Eg, I ran An Afternoon of Tea and Cake for the Soul where I asked questions relating to all the subjects that I cover here on my blog. You will usually get links back to your blog and social media accounts.

I’ve taken part in blogger interviews at:

February 2019 – Eat To Heal (Mental Health)
chronicallyhopeful.com/eat-to-heal-loss-of-appetite-and-depression-interview-with-jo/

December 2018 – Friday Night Drinks (Lifestyle)
alittlebookproblem.co.uk/2018/12/14/friday-night-drinks-with-jo-from-tea-cake-for-the-soul-teaandcakesoul-fridaynightdrinks-guestpost-teacakeforthesoul-bookblogger-bloggerlove/

November 2018 – Meet Tea & Cake (Blogging)
bloggervue.wordpress.com/2018/10/23/meet-tea-cake/

October 2018 – 20 Questions (Lifestyle)
wheelescapades.com/2018/10/31/twenty-questions-with-tea-and-cake-for-the-soul/

September 2018 – My First Rally (Lifestyle)
diaryofadetour.com/jo-jackson-my-first-rally/

June 2018 – Eat, Sleep, Love, Travel (Travel)
eatsleeplovetravel.com/2018/06/11/guest-interview-tea-cake-for-the-soul/

screen shot of eating to heal loss of appetite and depression interview with Jo
INTERVIEW AT CHRONICALLY HOPEFUL

LINK & PHOTO CONTRIBUTIONS

Link contributions are a quick and easy way to get shares of posts already published on your own blog. These are normally posted by the host blogger as a round up, Eg, 20 Easter Recipes. You will contribute a photo and a link to your original post which will then be included alongside others.

My links have appeared on:

July 2019 – Oaty Banana Cakes (Recipes)
chronicillnessbloggers.com/2019/07/23/12supereasymeals/

April 2019 – Brownie Recipe (Recipes)
uklifestylehub.com/22-easter-recipes-you-need-to-try

April 2019 – Way to Repurpose Glass Bottles (Eco Issues)
uklifestylehub.com/eight-ways-you-can-repurpose-glass-bottles

February 2019 – Sharing Blogger Love (Lifestyle)
tsundokugirl.com/2019/02/14/sharing-the-love-this-valentines-day/

You can read more about my work in the links below:

WORK WITH ME
TESTIMONIALS
CONTACT ME
ABOUT TEA AND CAKE FOR THE SOUL

AWAITING PUBLICATION

Sustainable Swaps 9plus1.co.uk (Eco)
Dating Advice thehuntforfabulous.com/ (Lifestyle)
Breathing Travel (Blogging Tips)
Travel to Recovery (Travel Disasters)
Life in a Breakdown (Book review)
Enchanted Serendipity (Film/TV Locations)
Age UK Mobility (Over 75 benefits)

Advertisements

8 thoughts on “My Guest Posts, Collaborations, & Interviews

    • I think it’s good writing practice contributing to posts elsewhere, and it’s nice to write something that you maybe wouldn’t on your own blog.

      I hope it will get my words out to more people too, and maybe help my freelance writing.

      Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.