Outsourcing is quite popular these days â€“ everyone is doing it. Should you? I think that if you do not have much time to create enough content for your niche blog, you should consider doing the same. Outsourcing comes in many ways. Let us look at some of them.
Invite guest bloggers to contribute
Guest blogging is one way of outsourcing. Basically, you get other bloggers to write for your niche blog. It is up to you guys how you work out the compensation, if any. The good thing about encouraging guest blogging is that it works both ways â€“ you get the help you need and the guest blogger gets the exposure that he wants. Just a note, you have to make sure that the person you engage as a guest blogger should be knowledgeable about your field. Otherwise, you might end up in the losing part of the deal.
Use multiple authors
If you are not comfortable with engaging someone to guest blog for you, try something else â€“ get close friends to help you out. Instead of having â€œguests,â€ have co-authors. Different blogging platforms allow for multiple authors so you can actually do this. Again, you have to make sure that they are as dedicated as you are to the project and that they are knowledgeable regarding the topic as well.
I think these are the two most cost-effective ways of getting some help for content creation. If all else fails and you are earning good enough, then you could hire staff bloggers to do the job. 😉
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Originally posted on August 26, 2008 @ 10:42 pm