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How do you introduce someone that wants to submit a post for your blog, but is not a blogger?

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9:28 am
May 19, 2013


UberSteward

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I have  a friend that wants to write on my blog, but he doesn't have a blog himself.  So there is no backlinking or nothing, but I was wondering how I would introduce this person in the first paragraph. 

 

Do I say it's a guest blog from a friend and do I just categorize him as staff writer or what?

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11:51 am
May 19, 2013


ConsumerFu

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I would categorize him as a guest poster, but for the introduction there is nothing wrong with saying he is a friend who has been inspired to share his story on your blog. Since he's a friend you don't have to be so formal. I think it is wonderful he would want to contribute and your readers probably will as well.

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1:01 pm
May 19, 2013


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5:04 am
May 20, 2013


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Yep, I would just say it's a friend and longtime reader (assuming that's the case *lol*) and leave it at that.  I had a friend of mine contribute an article once, I think to test the waters on whether she wanted to open a blog of her own.  She didn't (at least not in the money genre) but it was still a worthwhile effort.

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10:27 pm
May 20, 2013


UberSteward

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Thanks for the replies guys… That's what I had in mind initially, but being new to blogging I find myself questioning everything, thank God I have this community. Thanks again.

Peter

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