Guest Blogging, Going Strong 6-Months After it “Died”
On January 20th, Matt Cutts posted his famous rant
against guest blogging. He’d just received a spammy email from someone asking to write a post for his blog …in exchange for a link.
I guess Matt Cutt’s blog is a bad target for link building. Who knew?
Matt’s response was loud and clear: “Stick a fork in it. Guest blogging is done.” The reaction from the SEO community was immediate. As a tactic, guest blogging fell out of favor instantly.
Or did it? It’s been six months now. Is “guest blogging done” as Matt declared? Let’s take a look at the state of the tactic…