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Grey hat authorship question

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by kontentguy, Jun 26, 2016.

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    kontentguy Regular Member UnGagged Attendee

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    Quick tactical question for anyone who guest posts with access to a site' CMS.

    I applied for and got accepted as a blogger for a website and received login info to post blogs directly into the CMS. Editors have to approve the posts after i submit.

    The thing is, I applied for the site and got accepted as my client's name.

    My client is no longer my client, and probably has zero recollection of his authorship/articles for this website. Additionally, my client has a new job, and his old company's business is dormant. I figure, why let this authorship account go to waste. I'll use it to build links for myself.

    Tactically speaking, does anyone have experience with this? I am thinking to tinker with the first name and remove the photo. Then wait a few days and change the bio profile link to my site, then change twitter/linkedin links a week after that.

    Or am i being too neurotic and should i just change everything at once.

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    I'm wondering if editors would even notice or get a notification if a writer of there's changes their info. Changing a website bio link is fine (as ppl do change companies), but I want to change the author name as well for obvious reasons, which makes it more hairy.
     
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    any thoughts here would be helpful!