Collaborating with other bloggers is a brilliant way to build your presence in the blogging community. It’s great fun working with people who have similar interests and goals, but how can you make sure your audience are having as much fun as you are?
Guest posts are one way of working with other bloggers, but the more creative you are with your ideas the more you’ll get out of your collaborations. If you’re looking to work with your community, but don’t want to stick to guest posts then see if one of our ideas gets your creative juices flowing!
- Host a Twitter Chat Together
Hosting a twitter chat is a brilliant way to get your social followers talking, as well as helping you bring in new audiences. Working with another blogger to host a twitter chat means you’ll have a whole new audience to talk to, as well as having another voice promoting what you’re doing.
Why not email a blogger you’re hoping to work alongside with a few topics that you think would engage your audience?
- Interview Other Bloggers
Are there any bloggers you really want to know more about? The chances are your readers would like to know more about them too, so interviewing them could get some great engagement on your blog!
- Collaborate with a Blogger in Another Medium
Don’t feel like you have to stick to what you know. If you’re a pro-blogger with absolutely no experience of vlogging, why not get in touch with a vlogger who is looking to build a readership? You’ll be reaching new potential readers and learning about a whole new medium- but make sure you offer them the same opportunity.
- Create a Round-Up Post
Round up all your favourite bloggers and get a quote from each of them, and create a post showcasing them and their blogs!
- Ask Your Fellow Bloggers for Quick Tips
Getting tips from your blogging community will help you create a really useful piece of content that your readers will love. It’s also a great way for you to introduce yourself to new bloggers you’ve never worked with and have only admired from afar!
- Collaborate on a Giveaway
Giveaways can be hard work so working with another blogger to source prizes, publicise your joint giveaway and create a buzz will really help you save time- plus you’ll both have the benefit of getting exposed to new readers.
- Run a Blogger Event
Running a blogger event can be a daunting prospect, and if you plan to run one you’ll need all the help you can get. Working with another blogger to put your event together will mean you have another industry expert to bring new ideas and contacts to the table.
- Create a Guide with Another Blogger
What are you an expert in? Fashion? Beauty? Travel? The odds are, you have some great knowledge to share, and working with anther expert blogger to create a really in depth piece of content like a guide will mean you’ll have some excellent content to publicise!
How do you work with other bloggers? We’d love to hear your experiences in the comments below!