Thanks for your interest in the WordStream blog site! We like guest articles because they enable us to provide a diverse series of topics as well as experienced insights for our visitors. We do, nevertheless, obtain a great deal of requests, and we can not approve them all! However these standards will offer you the very best possibilities of success.
Concerning the Wordstream blog site
The WordStream blog has actually been a go-to source for online marketing as well as advertising and marketing for over 12 years. Right here are some things to understand!
Our target market: Marketers, advertisers, business owners, or pupils aiming to discover and also boost in the electronic advertising and marketing area. Especially for little to medium-sized companies and also advertising companies.
Our tone: Our blog is authoritative as well as informative but pleasant and also enjoyable to check out. Conversational writing is our design– believe approachable specialist.
Our subjects: B2B, material, copywriting, ecommerce, landing pages, lead gen and also conversion, advertising and marketing ideas/strategies/psychology, organic social media, PAY PER CLICK (search, display screen, social, cross-channel), SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMIZATION, web site content (we do not cover subjects associated with app/website development).
Our messages: We publish a variety of message kinds, consisting of (however not restricted to!):.
New or various angles on usual topics.
First-hand accounts of experiments/strategies/tests.
How-to guides/cheat sheets for techniques and systems.
Checklists of ideas, devices, or engaging approaches.
Industry fads, data, as well as insights.
Imaginative ideas as well as real instances.
Guest post needs.
We enjoy visitor posts, but we do get a high volume of requests each day. Thus, WordStream just accepts blog posts that are top quality, prompt, precise, actionable, initial, as well as reverberate with our target market. Here are some ideal techniques that will help us to respond to you faster and also, if your topic is a go, get it published sooner.
1. Familiarize with the WordStream blog site.
Please do this! To obtain a feel for not only our topics, however additionally our tone as well as fundamental style (brief introductories, lots of headings and subheadings, brief paragraphs, value-adding photos, etc). Read a few articles in full, and after that do some skimming as well as checking out.
2. Check to see if we have actually covered your subject already.
We’ve been around for over a decade, so this is a must! If we have actually covered your topic, we might still be interested if you can provide something extra up-to-date or technique it with a fresh angle or various point of view. The best method to see if we’ve covered your subject is to do a website search on Google:.
site: wordstream.com [topic]
guest posting guidelines site search.
This search operator is your best friend. Do not consist of the braces in your actual search.
3. Examine our specs.
Right here’s what we want!
Adequate size: 1,500 words minimum.
Brief introduction: ~ 150 words. Present your subject and after that inform the reader what the post will certainly cover.
Friendly tone: conversational, not business!
Premium quality: original, actionable, organized, and also precise!
Skimmability: headings, subheadings, short paragraphs.
Photos: screenshots, graphs, graphes, idea images, pictures from our existing blog posts, etc. NO STOCK IMAGES. A meme or two is fine. Images that don’t come from us/you requirement to be pointed out by means of “Photo source” anchor message under each photo.
Back links: no greater than 3 per blog post.
Brief biography: 1-3 sentences, can consist of links to your website or social accounts.
Below’s what we DON’T want!
Thin material that demonstrates an absence of deepness of knowledge on a topic.
Fluff: repetitive, filler words, utilizes numerous words to claim little.
Overly marketing content.
Formerly released or sponsored material.
Stock photos! (Worth discussing once again.).
Guest posts we like.
To obtain a feel for what an excellent guest article resembles, head to our Visitor Writer bio web page.
What to anticipate.
We obtain a huge quantity of visitor pitches, so please be patient with us throughout the procedure.
Pitch action: If your pitch is selected, we’ll do our best to react within 1-2 weeks. Please follow up in three weeks if you have not learnt through us.
Synopsis: Once we pin down the topic and title, we’ll ask for an overview. If the outline is approved, you’ll obtain preparing!
Draft: If the draft satisfies our quality criteria, we’ll move on to editing and enhancing. [If the draft does not satisfy our top quality criteria (i.e., it is thin material and/or can not be boosted without heavy edits), we will certainly allow you know that we can stagnate ahead with the blog post.] Edits: We will edit the material to line up with our standards in addition to the WordStream style guide. If we need anything on your end– a much better top quality image, a change to an area, or better elaboration on something, we’ll allow you know.
Posting: Depending upon the degree of edits required and also our material calendar requires, your message could obtain published anywhere from 2-4 weeks after you have actually sent it. This can be much longer if we are specifically backlogged.