Here at Skillmeter we place a huge emphasis on collaboration and helping each other out. With our blog, we also want to help you by getting your name in front of more eyes. This is why we’re happy to announce that we’re opening up the blog for guest posts.
So if you’re up to the task of writing an awesome guest post for us, just keep reading and you’ll find out how to get your post published.
What we’re looking for in a guest post?
Obviously we won’t be publishing everything that comes our way. And we have a set of standards we’re aiming for to keep this blog as high quality as possible.
Essentially your guest post needs to be something useful, actionable and shareable for our readers!
On the Skillmeter blog we will publish content focusing on the following topics:
- Recruiting – tools, insights and trends
It also needs to meet the following quality guidelines:
written and unique: There’s a reason why Google frowns upon duplicate content
- Aim for
at least 400 words: Your post needs some beef to it in order to deliver real
insight into the topic you’re discussing
to media, images, quotes and statistics is a must!
self-promotional: You’ll get an area at the bottom of the post to explain who
you are, along with a link back to your website
What makes a great blog post?
Below you’ll find the essentials to writing a killer guest post:
attention grabbing headline: Aim for a
headline with a benefit in it
captivating first paragraph: Draw people’s attention by explaining why the post
is relevant to them
words: readers have no problem understanding (you won’t get extra credit for
- Use lists
and numbers to break your post into sections (improves readability and does
wonders on social media)
as many examples and statistics to back up what you’re writing
What to do next?
Before you start writing your blog post, we strongly recommend you send over your post’s headline and an outline. The last thing we want is for you to waste your time writing something that doesn’t get published on the blog.
Just spend around 10 minutes crafting your headline and outline and send it over to cezar [at] skillmeter [dot] com