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I want to hire bloggers, but not to blog on my site!

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by urbanzen, Mar 25, 2010.

  1. urbanzen

    urbanzen Junior Member

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    Hey guys.

    We have our own bloggers for our website, but I'd like to hire additional freelancers to blog about us, on other websites!

    Now that's fine and dandy, but how the heck do I start to research, and approach other blogs to blog about us?

    What I'm wanting is to approach other blogs, and offer them a blog content written by my VA, promising uniqueness to it. Is this a good idea? I do have a certain amount of budget set to this specific area, but not sure if it's worth the return of investments.

    Urban
     
  2. cloudzero

    cloudzero Registered Member

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    What is it you're trying to achieve here Urban?
     
  3. aftershock2020

    aftershock2020 Senior Member

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    Let me get this straight...

    Are you asking if/how you can get other blogs/bloggers to post about you and give you rep, links and promotion...in return, you are attempting to offer them unique content for their own blogs?

    Sounds like you are taking a long way around for offering a straight forward blogging content service. Nothing new there. Yes, there is money to be made in writing unique content for blogs as a service, however, I think you are over-thinking it to be something more unique and new than it is.

    If you are looking to hire content writers for working in a blog content service provider system, you are going to need to get your head on a little straighter before tackling the task.

    Research keyword terms; ' blog copy writers ', ' ghost writers ', ' copywriters ' and ' content providers '...then, get into selecting staff members that you can count on to do the work.

    It can be done and can make a lot of money, if done right. You have to know what you are doing though.

    Edit add-on: IF you don't know what you are doing, I highly recommend you don't do it until you have taken the time to learn the craft or you will further damage your own business rep in the process, as people will be able to instantly tell if you don't know what you are claiming to know and be able to do...simply by the work production being proof of it...or lack there of by not being done right, if at all.
     
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  4. urbanzen

    urbanzen Junior Member

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    My apologies, I don't think that I have explained my purpose well.

    I'm in an e-commerce niche that deals in fashion that is very niched, that perhaps regular bloggers wouldn't know how to describe, or how to blog about us. I'd like to approach these fashion blog owners, and tell them "hey, I'd like to guest post on your blog, and the content is going to be like xxxxxx, would you be interested?" kind of concept to get precious in content links from them.

    I'm not blogging to make money, but rather to attract interest in high visibility blogs to blog about us.

    What I'm trying to ask is, is how should I approach these blog owners, and if there are other tricks that I may have missed out, on my original post's approach? Like if they decline, what should I say in the 2nd email to entice them, etc.
     
  5. cloudzero

    cloudzero Registered Member

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    Have you thought about using press releases too?