Guest Blogging Guidelines at Dear Blogger

DearBlogger.org is currently accepting guest posts! We’d like to use this page to highlight topics we need covered by you as well as crucial guidelines our Authors must follow.

Guideline #1: You must have your own blog (which you can promote in your article).

Guideline #2: We will NOT accept posts you write for pay on behalf of a 3rd party website.

Guideline #3: Your post MUST be 100% original blogging advice.

If you can meet all 3 guidelines above, please read on. We receive many submissions each day, and unfortunately many are off topic. So to help you land a post at the blog, here are some topics we currently need covered:

Probably moments away from coffee spillage…

General topics we currently need covered:

  1. Best WordPress Themes for (Insert Type of Business Here, like Real Estate, Dentists, Fashion Bloggers, Fitness Sites or many others)
  2. Complete Guide to (Insert Plugin Here, like W3 Total Cache, Yoast, Simple Social Icons or many others)
  3. Experiences Migrating to WordPress.org (From Blogger, Tumblr, WordPress dot com or others)
  4. Your Experiences with Adsense
  5. Your Experiences with Affiliate Marketing
  6. How to Land Guest Posts on Big Sites
  7. How to Do Any Basic Task in WordPress You Recently Accomplished (like remove a sidebar, add a table of contents, create a login screen for a multi site, etc)

As you can see, we love how-to content, personal experiences and practical advice for how to monetize a WordPress site. We are always accepting new topics too if you have something written you think we’d like.

Once you are ready to submit, please send your post as a Plain Text/HTML file to our guest blogging email: guestblogging@dearblogger.org. Word Docs are OK too just please limit the unnecessary formatting for our small editorial team to get your post ready 🙂

Additional Tips for Best Results

→ → Please include a brief 2-3 sentence bio, including your website/blog link, for the footer of the post along with an appropriate author profile image! We want to get to know you as much as possible and can’t tell how much this helps us with all the submissions!

Our Audience
At Dear Blogger our audience are:

  • bloggers
  • web designers
  • writers
  • teachers
  • entrepreneurs

Sending Your First Article:
Once you are ready to submit, please send your post as a Plain Text/HTML file to our guest blogging email: guestblogging@dearblogger.org. Word Docs are OK too just please limit the unnecessary formatting for our small editorial team to get your post ready 🙂

In your email PLEASE INCLUDE your desired WordPress username which will be your author name. It would also be great to know how you found us and if you’d like, a few links to your work on other websites or blogs.

Author Pages:
After your first article goes live you will receive an author page from which you can create your own custom bio.

Logging Into The Blog:
You will get your own Contributor account at our blog where you can edit your author page! For future posts, you can submit them through our Dashboard!

Links:
Obviously, many of us writers like linking out to other content. Links are fine. We do however ask that you only link to relevant, helpful articles if they are from other websites, and link to pages on this blog whenever possible.

Content Ideas:
We are happy to select a post idea from a list have or send us, or offer 3-5 relevant ideas if you’d like. Please note that we may not have time to discuss posts yet to be written in length, and prefer you to send us your own content you think would work at the blog.

Duplicate Content:
Absolutely a no. Please do not submit posts in which any part of them appear on other blogs or websites.

Is Your Post Ready?
If so, feel free to send over an entire post! It will speed things up!

Religious views
While we respect all religious views, this site isn’t a place where we put religious content. It is okay to mention such views or related events if they support your main arguments.

Political views
While we respect all political views, this site isn’t a place where we put political content. It is okay to mention such views or related events if they support your main arguments.

Scheduling:
We publish guest posts every Wednesday. You will receive a date to mark on your calendar!

Sharing:
Please share your live articles with your immediate social media audience! It takes a couple clicks and makes the blogging world (well at least our world) go round! 🙂 We’ll share it as well and do what we can to get you the most exposure possible, but show your friends your new amazing piece too.

Last Words of Advice:
Keep in mind that Dear Blogger is a place of learning and inspiration. If you can tell your own story while inspiring others to start a blog too, or improve their existing blogs in ways they wouldn’t have known before reading your post, your job is more than half done 🙂 Please write from the heart and give it your all, and we’ll do our best to share your knowledge widely!

If you can reach out to our currently published authors by commenting on their articles or social media posts, we notice that too! 🙂

p.s. If you don’t know our story, spilling coffee means I’ll buy it!

Thank You Guys so Much and Cheers,
DearBlogger