Guest Post Agreement


Thank you for your interest in writing a guest post for Linkody. We are pleased to have you here.

Before you proceed with drafting, please take a moment to review this page. It explains our guidelines, submission process, and other important details.

Our guidelines are designed to facilitate the writing process and give you the tools to make the magic happen.


About Linkody’s Blog

Linkody offers a wealth of useful resources on digital marketing. If you wish to write for us, here are important details you must know to craft the perfect content for our blog:


Our Audience

We serve marketers, SEOs, entrepreneurs, agencies, and students who are seeking to deepen their knowledge of digital marketing and search engine optimization.


Our Tone

Linkody’s writing style balances authoritativeness and friendliness. Our blog delivers information in a professional yet conversational manner.


Our Topics

Linkody covers every topic under the digital marketing umbrella as long as they can relate to search engine optimization. Specifically, here are the topics we cover.

  • Search engine optimization
  • Link building
  • Copywriting
  • Content marketing
  • Generative AI
  • Marketing ideas/strategies
  • e-commerce
  • Social media

Do you have a proposed topic that is not listed above? Feel free to pitch your suggested subject, and let’s discuss its viability on our blog.


Why write for Linkody

Besides fame and recognition, there are a couple of other compelling reasons to write for Linkody:

  • 10,000 unique visitors a month.
  • Domain Authority: 43
  • You get ONE (1) branded do-follow backlink in your Author’s Bio, leading to your homepage.
  • We seek no payments for guest post submissions. Just give us high-quality, actionable content.
  • We will share your post in our network— email list, Twitter, Facebook, newsletter, etc.
  • You become a trusted expert on your topic.


What to write for Linkody

Proper topic research is where your adventure should start. See our abovementioned preferred topics to be guided on what to write.

Conversely, you may check the most popular SEO-related questions on Quora, Reddit, and LinkedIn groups. Select a hot topic that will interest our audience.

Linkody publishes a wide selection of post types:

  • How-to guides
  • Tutorials
  • Case studies
  • Experiments
  • Actionable tips
  • Listicles
  • Trends, data, and insights
  • Creative work
  • Examples/templates/cheat sheets

If there is anything our readers hate, it’s generic, plagiarized, and AI-written bullsh*t content without thought or deep research.

Be sure that your topic is not already covered by our blog.

Before sending an email, check that we haven’t covered your suggested topic already. Use the following command on Google Search to help you:

site:blog.linkody.com [suggested topic]


How to write for Linkody

A few things to include and make sure you follow:

  • Article file type: Provide your post as a Google Doc. link
  • Post length: no less than 2,500 words.
  • Featured image: Add a blog banner sized 1200×800 px. that is related to the topic. Make sure the featured image bears the title of the article. (Note: Please avoid using stock images as featured images!). Below is a good example of a featured image:
The Ultimate Guide to Broken Link-building Banner Image
  • Images: Insert graphics or screenshots where necessary in the document. DO NOT add generic stock images that convey ZERO value to the discussion. DO NOT copy-paste images from other articles. CREATE your own graphics for the guest post. Here is an example of good graphics that add value to users:
A graphic explaining the natural progression from SEO to SGE to GEO
  • External links: Link to at least 2 other authoritative resources (DA=40+). Before linking, use Linkody’s website authority checker to analyze sources.
  • Internal links: Link to at least 5 of Linkody’s blog posts using contextually relevant anchor texts. Feature Linkody’s tool if relevant in the article.
  • DO NOT include promotional links in the content.
  • AI writing tools: Limit the use of generative AI tools for your guest post. Paste your content on Undetectable AI to check if you pass AI detection likelihood. Target all 100% Human on ALL or AT LEAST 5 categories for your article. Otherwise, the article will not be accepted.
  • Proofread: Ensure your post is free of typos and grammatical errors (we recommend using Grammarly).

Your post will be rejected if:

  • Any of the abovementioned points are not respected.
  • We don’t think your post has a good chance of ranking on the first page for the chosen keywords.
  • We reserve the right to reject or accept a guest article WITHOUT any explanation. If rejected, you retain the rights to the article and may resubmit to other blogs.


Step-by-step guide on how YOU and Linkody will create the next best-seller

Seems interesting? Wanna give it a shot? Cool, let’s do this!


Step #1

Email blog@linkody.com with the topic you want to write about, the targeted keywords, and a quick summary.

Use the subject line “I have carefully read, and I accept the guidelines.”

Your topic has been rejected if you don’t hear from us in the next 7 days. You only have one shot, so make it worth it.

Here is an example:


Step #2

Once we agree on the topic, congratulations!

We will invite you to start drafting and send us the content. Along with the content, please provide all the images used in the article, your headshot photo, and an author’s bio that includes the backlink to your homepage.

If you don’t hear from us in the next 7 days, your post has been rejected. Bring your A-game!


Step #3

We will publish your post on Linkody’s blog. Given the number of guest posts we receive in a day, it might take a few days to several weeks before we publish your content.

In addition to publishing, we shall promote the article to ensure that many people see what you have written.


Terms

  • By submitting your guest post, you acknowledge the guidelines indicated in this agreement and give us full copyright and ownership of the content.
  • We may edit guest posts to change parts of the content, including backlinks pointing to websites we don’t want to be associated with.
  • We may add affiliate links to some of the guest posts. However, we will only endorse products or services that deliver value to our readers and that we have personally tested.
  • We reserve the right to remove the entire post without further notice.

Ready to write for us? Submit your topic and get your writing in front of thousands of people.

Good luck!

The Linkody team.