Although you want to be careful about the embedded links in any articles you write for another website or source, you can still be a successful guest author. Never pay for this privilege. Money shouldn’t be required if your words are compelling. However, you should definitely seek and accept payment or some other form of compensation for your time.
Guest blogging is another tactic – much like infographics – that feels like we’re beating a dead horse. And agian, that horse has yet to actually die. In the case of guest blogging it’s a tactic that seemingly should never die. As long as The New York Times still accepts Op-Eds, the internet will still accept guest contributions.