You Are Invited To Write For My Blog

Write For My Blog

I want to hear your story and share it with others! 

Please Consider Writing For My Blog If:

  • You love writing and want to expand your platform and experience.
  • You’re curious about blogging and want to “try it out” before you start your own
  • Have a story that you want to share but not sure how.

Content

Your post must be on one of seven topics:

  • Faith (What has God been teaching you recently?)
  • Leadership
  • Productivity
  • Team Development
  • Personal Growth
  • Technology posts that relate to the above.

Your post cannot be an advertisement for your product or the equivalent of a sponsored post.

Content Guidelines

Important: For me to consider your post, it  must meet these content and formatting guidelines. Please proofread and double check your work before submitting.

  1. Your post must be original and not previously published either on the web or in print.
  2. You agree not to publish it anywhere else, including your own blog or Web site. You may, however, post a brief “tease” or summary on your site that links to the post.
  3. Please provide: (if applicable)
    1. Your Blog or website URL
    2. Your About Page URL or similar
    3. Your twitter account (if applicable)
  4. Your post should be at least 500 words long and no more than 800 words.

Style & Formatting

  1. Use H4 tags for sub-headings.
  2. Max of two outbound links. All outbound links must open in a new tab.
  3. Cite your source at the end of your post in this format: [via LINKED-SOURCE-NAME]
  4. For acknowledging someone for bringing something to your attention: [HT: LINKED-NAME]
  5. Add [Infographic] or [Video], respectively, at the end of the title if a video or infographic is central to your article. . If a video or infographic is only a peripheral to the piece, then do not.

Submission Guidelines

If your post meets the above guidelines:

  • Please email it to me for consideration. I usually respond within 2–3 days.
  • Please include a one to two-sentence byline that includes what you do, along with your blog address and your Twitter and/or Facebook address.
  • Please confirm that you are willing to engage with my readers in the comments about your post. This is hugely important and a non-negotiable. I value my readership and want to provide high engagement with them.
  • You agree to promote your post through social media and your blog. (You may post a teaser article highlighting your guest post on DarrenHerbold.com)
  • Please include the post in the body of the e-mail. DO NOT include it as an attachment. Also, please do not include HTML coding.

Editing & Disclaimer

  • I may or may not use your content.
  • I will proofread your post for grammar, punctuation, etc.
  • I may provide an introduction to you and/or your post as appropriate.  I’ll make sure to distinguish my comments stylistically from your content.

Guest Post Blogging Tips:

I’m looking fwd to receiving your email. You can email me here. I usually respond within 2–3 days.

I want to extend my thanks to Michael Hyatt and Daniel Scocco for laying the groundwork for some great guest posting guidelines.

About Darren Herbold

Sr. Associate Pastor at Beulah Alliance Church. I am passionate about moving people & organizations toward decisions. I lead things. Thoughts are all my own. More on the About Page & don't forget to Subscribe to my Newsletter

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