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How to avoid Guest Posting Nightmares – pt2

This is part2 of the ongoing series click below if you missed the first episode:

How to avoid Guest Posting Night Mares – pt1

Now it’s time to reveal exactly what I was talking about in the first episode.

I figured I would bring this to your attention as it is a great learning moment for anyone out there struggling with this make money online thing.

There are so many bloggers out there yelling so many tips that it’s very difficult to know what to do.

Your Online Business Resource is there to separate the “wheat from the chaff” and reveal the truth so you can build and grow everyday.


In business there are things you should always do like:

  • Tell everyone you know about your products and services.
  • Offer your most loyal customers discounts and coupons.


Then there are things you should NEVER do like:

  • Resell your customer’s information.
  • Mislead your customers with bait and switch offers.

Your Online Business works the same way.

On this post I want to focus on the #1 thing you should never do.
Your Online Business Plan identifies the step by step process that you should use in order to start and grow your online business, you can download your copy for free click here.

People are hilarious.

They always try to find shortcuts to doing the work that’s needed so they can appear successful quickly.  They want to pose like the big man knowing all the while they haven’t done half of what it takes to earn this reputation.  Don’t make this mistake and make a fool out of yourself.


The #1 thing Your Online Business should NEVER do:

STEAL CONTENT from other people like

Aaron “The Idiot” Elliott.

You should never ever publish someone else’s work and then go around sharing it on the internet like its yours.  This is what Aaron “The Idiot” Elliott did with a guest post that I sent him earlier this week.

This is where my guest post nightmare started.

This idiot offered to publish a guest post so I sent him an article thinking that he would stick to his word.

Nope, he just instantly ran off with my article and put his name on it.  Then he started sharing it on social media like he was the author.


This old trick has been in use for ages.

A man wants to make it to the BIG TIME so what does he do?  He tries to STEAL his way to the top.  He’ll take someone’s else’s work,  then say it’s his and in no time he’ll be famous right?


That won’t get you a reputation as a superstar but as a SUPER IDIOT.  Instead of being known as a popular up and coming blogger you’ll be known as a CLOWN, a FRAUDSTER, a SCAM ARTIST, a SCHMUCK.

This was the decision Aaron “The Idiot” Elliott made when he stole my work and thought that somehow he would get away with it.

Look at this clown:

Aaron “The Idiot” Elliott got famous for trying to steal an article that Darnell Jackson wrote.

He steals other peoples articles and puts his name on them like he’s a good writer and not a clown.

Here’s the resource box that he used when he posted my article to another website crediting himself as the AUTHOR, freaking poser:


Then this is how he published my article on HIS own website.

Notice how much work he is doing promoting another man’s work.  He really want’s people to think that he wrote my article.

When I say this guy is an IDIOT here is what I mean. Even as I write this article exposing this clown he has added me on Google plus. The idiot hasn’t realized I added him to a circle called CROOKS.  My only point for writing this article is to warn other people about the clowns out there who want to take from others for their own gain.  Look at this clown:

KIDS AT HOME LISTEN UP:  Don’t be like Aaron “The Idiot” Elliot write your own stuff do your own work.


The simple truth is there’s risk in just about anything you do so be careful.

People are motivated to take what they can from others so they can get as much credit as they can for themselves.

Before you submit an article to any blog as a guest post be sure you remember there are people out there like Aaron “The Idiot” Elliot.


Here’s a quick checklist to review before you send off your article:

  1. Are they crediting other Guest Posters Properly.  Here is a good example of how a good guest post should be credited.
  2. How many guest posts have they published recently?  If you don’t see very many recent guest posts this could be a warning sign.
  3. Responsiveness.  When you attempt to contact them do they reply in a timely fashion?  If there is an issue you may need to contact them and if they are not available this could cause a problem.

Stay tuned for How to avoid Guest Posting Night Mares – pt3

Find out what happens after the idiot realizes the gig is up and his article theft ring is over.  What will he do now?  Pay me money for my post.  Remove the articles?  Apologize?  Deny what’s obvious? Stay tuned and find out.


Now its over to you.  Have you ever experienced a nightmare with guest posting?


About Darnell Jackson

Darnell is the founder and editor of Your Online Business Resource.  A tenacious out of the box thinker who also exposed the process of how to get CDL qualified without trucking school.




What's up! I'm Darnell the founder of Your Online Biz. I believe "We come from absolute greatness. Accomplishing the extraordinary is the least that we should expect from ourselves." In 2012 I launched TruckLicense.net which redefined how to get a CDL without expensive trucking school. I also created the #IBCT - International Blogger Championship Tournament which features the top 64 blogs worldwide in a competitive comparative analysis. When you support me you help #PayItForward as I contribute 10% of my online income to help children in need.

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