Guest Posting was once a very effective link building method for SEO. This was long before scammers came into the scene. At this time, this is not anymore recommended if you do not know the guest writer personally. Found out why by reading this very informative article:
BY: John Boitnott
Ever gotten an email offering a guest post on your blog? One of Google’s top search engine officials, head of Webspam Matt Cutts, announced this week that many of these campaigns are scam artists in writer’s clothing.http://www.fastcolabs.com/3025375/how-guest-blog-scammers-abuse-your-content-site-with-seo-scams
Web publishers who are needing fresh content every now and then should find other means to create new contents other that accepting Guests Postings. Content Curation is one method that is ethical and yet beneficial for your site due to the organic links it can contribute to your site., Find out more about it.