Guest Posts Sites

Top Sites That Accept Guest Posts

From the year 2016, guest posting has been the top traffic building topic in marketing circles. Article marketing and several backlinking techniques have taken huge punishments after certain updates were made to the Penguin Algorithm.

Check out the previous article where we talked about how to get traffic through guest posts.

Guest posts rank higher on the search engines, especially if they provide valuable information and the links are correctly used. You should approach guest posting with a mindset of getting to meet more bloggers, providing useful information to the community and interacting with them, and then getting the quality backlinks that you wanted – in that order

When you guest post, make sure that you do so in a niche that is particular to your business. Do not just plant content in blogs that have no reference to what you do. Be contextual, and all your guest posts will bring authority and traffic to your site.

Below are some of the top guest post sites on the Internet. Read about them and see how you can leverage them to bring traffic and authority to your site. These websites have authority on the Internet and will have high standards to meet. Make sure you go through their submission guidelines.

Group A: High Domain and Authority Sites for General Marketing and Business

This group forms some of the most-challenging guest post opportunities, but they are the ones with the highest returns. Getting your post on these sites will increase your traffic and ranking immensely, so you should give them a try.

Website DA Alexa Rank Guidelines Difficulty
Forbes 97 217 Extremely Difficult
Business Insider 95 292 Extremely Difficult
Fact Company 92 3,960 Extremely Difficult
Entrepreneur 92 1,086 Extremely Difficult
Inc. 92 1,496 Extremely Difficult
Harvard Business Review 91 2,793 Extremely Difficult 90 2,886 Extremely Difficult
Investopedia 87 764 Hard
Survey Monkey 94 610 Hard
Small Biz Trends 84 14,272 Hard
Venture Beat 90 2,886 Hard
Seeking Alpha 83 1,888 Hard 82 24,022 Hard
Business 2 Community 82 9,237 Hard
BPlans 73 10,740 Hard 73 719 Hard

Group B: Search Engine Optimization and Social Media

These are blogs that look for high-quality guest post writers in the fields of Social Media, Content marketing and SEO. They only accept posts from people with deep industry knowledge in these areas. Although most of them cover all issues related to marketing on social and SEO, there are others that are inclined to one of the two. Writers must do their due diligence and find out which ones do what.

Website DA Alexa Rank Guidelines Difficulty
Adweek 92 2,797 Extremely Difficult
Search Engine Land 91 4,256 Extremely Difficult
Marketing land 84 19,485 Extremely Difficult
Search Engine Roundtable 82 24,321 Extremely Difficult
GoDaddyGarage 97 131 Hard
HubSpot 91 535 Hard
Outbrain Blog 95 177 Hard
Search Engine Watch 89 10,799 Hard
Social Media Examiner 86 6,276 Hard
Social Media Today 82 16,000 Hard
CopyBlogger 89 22,600 Hard
Content Marketing Institute 86 24,329 Hard
Kissmetrics 84 6,807 Hard
Media Post 84 35,519 Hard
Search Engine Journal 83 9.089 Hard
ClickZ 83 48,052 Hard

Group C: These are guest posting sites for lifestyle bloggers

These are a diverse group of guest post sites that most affiliate marketers will want to approach. Most affiliate products are in the lifestyle category, and this makes this set of websites very crucial to their business model.

Website DA Alexa Rank Guidelines Difficulty
Huffington Post 98 177 Extremely Difficult
Lifehacker 93 687 Hard
eHow 91 2,279 Hard
A List Apart 90 29,485 Hard
How Stuff Works 88 1,31 Hard
Mathew Woodward 51 59,821 Hard
Makezine 90 12,236 Moderate
Life Hack 83 2,295 Moderate
Daily Blog Tips 75 78,288 Moderate
The Blog Herald 67 174,557 Moderate
Pick The Brain 67 53,825 Moderate
Shoutmeloud 60 4,110 Moderate
Write To Done 59 98,284 Moderate
Specky Geek 60 358,374 Moderate
The Write Life 58 49,276 Moderate
Freelance Writing 54 113,398 Moderate

Group D: Guest blogging opportunities for Technical products and web design services

These are blogs that will accept guest posts in the niches of technology and web design. These have been put together in this case because they are closely related in some ways. In other words, especially for technical products, affiliate marketers have to be very wise in their choice.

Website DA Alexa Rank Guidelines Difficulty
These are the tech blogs that will take your guest post
Tech Crunch 94 523 Extremely difficult
Wired 97 1,013 Extremely Difficult
ZDNet 94 2,789 Extremely Difficult
The Verge 93 600 Extremely Difficult
GSM Arena 83 359 Extremely Difficult
Gizmodo 70 27,613 Extremely Difficult
Engadget 94 599 Hard
Tech Republic 88 3,295 Hard
Gigoam 88 28,938 Hard
Read Write 90 22,707 Hard
These are the web design blogs that will take your guest post
Smashing Magazine 90 3,914 Extremely Difficult
Sitepoint 86 981 Hard
Codepen 83 847 Hard
Creative Bloq 87 2,482 Hard
Envato Tuts+ 82 1,607 Hard
Dzone 79 4,460 Hard
Hongkiat 79 2,060 Hard
Android Central 79 1,499 Hard
Noupe 70 34,575 Hard
Tympanus 80 3,800 Hard

Other considerations

There are so many other websites and blogs that offer excellent opportunities for guest posting, but may not be included in this list due to the level of stringency that they have in accepting writers. Some high-end websites such as offer great guest posting opportunities for affiliate marketers as mentioned above.

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In conclusion

There are so many other guest posting websites, but you have to consider their Alexa ranking, the number of writers who contribute, and their contribution guidelines. With links from these sites, your blog or website will see an amazing increase in targeted traffic, and the conversion rate will improve.

Guest posting is still a viable marketing option for affiliate marketers so get it correct right from the start. Guest post on authority websites and blogs and you will be on the right track to successful selling.


  1. Hi i thing that guest blogging is one of the effective way to bring the new audience on your blog, but you should not do guest blogging only for link building process. thanks for sharing the list of quality blog. i have got many guest post approval from different-2 technology site but on popular site i become fail.
    Thanks for shearing sir

  2. Thanks for the information. I used to focus more on content and less on guest posting. Hope these websites help me build high qualitative backlinks on my site.

  3. That’s an Amazing Post sir I always read Neil and your Blog for These awesome ideas… I also saw that Neil Shared some of your awesome ideas too…

  4. Guest posting not only helps to bring traffic, it also increases your trustworthiness as a writer…and it also helps to increase loyal readers. great job..

  5. Good one. It’s a good start up guide for newbies to blogging. those who have no prior experience. Very detailed and easy to follow along.

  6. Great list. This is what I need. Thanks for sharing high pr blog sites. Thank you. It will help a lot for ranking in search engine. Keep it up, thanks again. Take Care

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