Guest Posting Guidelines

Yes, I accept guest posts.  If you are a great writer who wants to expand your platform and experience , consider publishing a guest post with me.

Content

Your post must be on one of six topics:

  • Leadership
  • Productivity
  • Team Development
  • Personal Growth
  • Faith
  • Technology posts which relate to the above.

Your post cannot be an advertisement for your product or the equivalent of a sponsored post. (If you are looking for advertising or sponsorship opportunities please email me.

Content Guidelines

Important: For your post to be considered it must meet the following content and formatting guidelines. Depending on my schedule, I may not  be able to follow up with you should your post be missing a critical step below. 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:
    1. Your Blog or website URL (if applicable)
    2. Your About Page URL or similar (if applicable)
    3. Your twitter account (if applicable)
  4. Your post must be at least 500 words long and no more than 800 words.

Style & Formatting

  1. Use H2 or 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/somewhere 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 orinfographic is only a peripheral to the piece, then do not.

Submission Guidelines

If your post meets the above guidelines: Please fill out the form below for with these 5 Points.

  1. Include a one to two-sentence byline that includes what you do, along with your blog address and your Twitter and/or Facebook address.(if applicable)
  2. Include the size of your readership: number of blog readers, Facebook friends or fans, and Twitter followers. (if applicable)
  3. Confirm that you are willing to engage with our readers in the comments about your post. This is critical and non-negotiable for guest posting with us. We value our readership and provide high engagement with them.
  4. 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)
  5. Add The Content of Your Post

Submit Your Post Here

Editing & Disclaimer

  • We may or may not use your content.
  • Our editor will proofread your post for grammar, punctuation, etc.  She’ll catch the things you may not notice and make your content even better.
  • We may provide an introduction to you and/or your post as appropriate.  We’ll make sure to distinguish our comments stylistically from your content.

Guest Post Blogging Tips

We want to extend our thanks to Michael Hyatt and Daniel Scocco for laying the groundwork with great guest posting guidelines.