Guest Post Guidelines
Common Guest Post Guidelines:
- Focus on how your post can benefit the readers of shafiqsiddiqui.com.
- Keep the categories (i.e. Marketing, Digital Marketing, Social Media, Content Writing, Advertising etc.) in mind when pitching the topics for guest posts. (You can definitely pitch something other than these niches, provided the treatment is interesting).
- Use cases and stories to elucidate your opinion.
- Share new/unique content that has not been distributed earlier.
- Only share a pitch. Don’t be sale-sy.
- Confirm that your column doesn’t infringe any patent acts.
- If your post does not follow the guidelines, your post might not go live.
- Explain briefly who you are (200 – 250 Characters – For Author’s Bio)
- Propose the title of your suggested guest post (please provide 3 different titles; 1 will be selected).
- Plan the subject with bullet points.
- Include 1 or 2 links to other “ShafiqSiddiqui.Com” articles that you will use to supplement your points.
- You may add 2 links to your posts – relevant to the topic.
The Process Of Submitting Guest Posts
Email the guest post in a word document. Also attach any images that are part of the post. The guest-post might go through from editing phase for better clearness, syntax, punctuation etc.
According To Guest Post Guidelines, Your Guest Post must:
- Have an overview – intro.
- Use headings, subheadings, bold font for key sentences and bulleted lists so it is easy to read.
- Have a summary.
- Have a word count of 500 – 800 words.
- Have links to at least 2 posts already published on “ShafiqSiddiqui.com”.
- Have an author bio at the end (about 200 – 250 characters). You can link to your blog and a product of yours that is offered free to ShafiqSiddiqui.Com readers. Please send us the links and we will add them.
- Have a killer title.
- Attach a head-shot for author’s profile.
- Share your social profile links (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter etc.)
Guest Post Guidelines DO’s:
- Carefully edit and proofread your post.
- If your post includes images, send them to us as attachments, indicating where in the text they should be located.
- Be prepared to respond to comments in a timely manner over the next few days.
Guest Post Guidelines DON’TS:
- Change the font or the font color, or use <span>, or <br> tags.
- Include affiliate links.
- Attach images to the post.
Thanks again for your interest in guest posting. We look forward to hearing from you soon!
Note: We retain the copyright of all material published on ShafiqSiddiqui.Com. A guest poster cannot republish their guest post elsewhere; it must remain unique to ShafiqSiddiqui.Com.