We love new content and interest in our blog, so we’re always open to good quality guest posts. In order to make sure that the content is relevant to our community and adds value to the blog as well as to your business or blog, we have overhauled guidelines and requirements for your submission.
Please note that these are merely guidelines, we still reserve the right to modify or remove any portion of the post which we feel may be unsuitable for our blog.
Guest Post Charges & Value
- We believe that guest posts should provide mutual value to both parties and as such, we have re-looked the way in which we handle guest posts in order to provide the best value to your business or blog and encourage high quality content for our blog.
- We will now be charging a $50 administration fee for each published guest post in order to cover the editing and publishing costs incurred as well as to further promote your post through our social media channels.
- The fee will processed through PayPal and will only be payable once your post has been accepted and is ready to be published, we don’t want to discourage submission of articles by charging upfront.
- We will commit to spending $15 of the $50 guest post fee towards paid advertising for your post on our social media channels in order to increase exposure for your business or blog.
- Guest posts need to be at least 600 words in length, preferably longer than 1000 words.
- Guest posts become the property of the blog owner, with credit being provided to the author. Guest posts are required to be unique and may not be re-published anywhere else. Content will be reviewed for originality before being posted on our blog.
- Final editing of the guest post will be done by our authors. We may suggest/make some changes where applicable.
- Guest posts will be stripped of any formatting and will be re-formatted according to our blog’s theme and formatting templates.
- Appropriate credit will be given to the guest post author. A short (30-50 words) bio about the author of the post is preferred, to appear at the end of the article. No links are able to be inserted into the bio section, although a business or blog name may be referred to.
- While our editors will correct a few mistakes in the article, we do not have time to re-write the article. Articles with poor grammar and spelling will be rejected. If you are unsure of your grammar, it is suggested that you get your article proof read and corrected before submission.
- We may add some relevant internal links to your post as we see fit. Internal links can also be added by the post author.
- External links (such as those to the author’s blog) are encouraged, but should be limited to 3-5 links in total.
- Affiliate links are not permitted in guest posts.
- Guest post authors may link to their own content within the post.
- Please avoid linking with keywords associated with the title or topic of the article. Our SEO algorithm does not permit external links with keywords which are closely associated with the title or article. For example, an article on screw drivers cannot link externally using the keywords screw driver in the text.
- All images should be properly attributed and credited, especially if they are coming from a third party.
- We suggest using “free to use” images if the images are not photographs or graphics which have been created and supplied by the author. Some free to use image sites include Pixabay and Unsplash.
- Please include links to your sourced images, this assists us in identifying the source as well as allowing us to download high quality versions for use in the post.
- Low quality or distorted images will not be posted.
- Images tags and alternate text will be added to each image. The guest post author may advise on their preferred text.
If you would prefer us to write an article or review of your business or product, please visit our advertising page for more information.