Please read the following guidelines carefully. If you pitch a topic that isn’t relevant for our readers, your application will be deleted. Remember most subjects are easily relatable to marketing.
All guest posts must be specifically relevant to small business marketing, bloggers, or influencers. Guest blogging is only for the Storytelling Marketing blog. If you are looking to be a blogger for a Storytelling Marketing client please visit our career page.
Posts are typically 500-1000 words in length, but longer or shorter ones will be considered.
Preference will be given to original posts which have not previously been published.
Guest posts may be self-promotional or include marketing links, as long the content is educational for our readers. I reserve the right to remove excessive links or any links that appear spammy or link to inappropriate or mature websites.
Once I have agreed to publish your post, I ask that you don’t publish it anywhere else online, including on your own website or blog, for at least two months. You are both welcome and encouraged to reprint an excerpt from the article along with a link back to this blog.
All posts on Storytelling Marketing include a horizontal image between the introductory paragraph and the main article. If you have something suitable, please feel free to send it along. Additional images may be included if they are directly relevant to the article content.
If you’re including pictures of people, please make sure you have their permission to use them.
If you did not take the photo yourself, you must attribute the image to its source in whatever manner is required by the copyright holder.
Please provide a brief bio, which will appear at the end of your post. Your name will link to your website or blog, and you are welcome to include links to your social media profiles as well. Links within your bio are not permitted.
If you have a Gravatar account, your headshot will appear in your Author Resource Box. If you don’t, please provide a link to a page where I can download your headshot, or send it as an attachment to your article.
All guest posts must be grammatically correct and free of spelling errors. I reserve the right to make minor edits not affecting the content of the post without notifying you.
Once your post has been published, I will publicize it on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+, and sent to my email list. It will also be publicized randomly as long as it remains on the blog. Your post will remain on the blog as long as the content remains relevant.
I will email you a link to your post, and I expect you to share it on any social media sites where you have accounts, on your website, and/or in your newsletter.
Please take the time to reply to comments you receive about your article on Storytelling Marketing.
Guest blogging is a great way to build relationships with other bloggers and grow your audience. Guest post submission is not a guarantee of publication.
Once approved please email all needed resources to firstname.lastname@example.org