Guest Posting

Thank you for your interest in being a guest contributor on career-intelligence.com. For over a decade we’ve been empowering our readers with information and advice to help them better manage their careers. We are eager to see what you have to offer our readers. You can learn about our guest posting program below.

How It Works

Step 1: Review the requirements below before submitting your post. (Each contributor gets one FREE guest post, after that, you will have to pay a publishing fee to post with us again.)

Step 2: Submit your post to arichmond@career-intelligence.com with Guest Post in the subject line

Step 3: If we approve your post we’ll let you know within seven business days. At that time, you’ll need to send us your social media links, (See details below)

Step 4: Once we have all your materials, we’ll set you up as a contributor and schedule your post to be published on career-intelligence.com. Your article may also be published in our weekly newsletter, The Career Intelligencer.

Step 5: Once your post has been published on career-intelligence.com, promote it through your social media channels and link to your article.

(However, DO NOT copy any of your articles in their entirety and post on another platform. This is considered “duplicate content” – something the search engines frown on and the SEO performance of both sites will suffer. Articles that appear in their entirety elsewhere on the web will be removed from career-intelligence.com.)

NOTE:  To improve your chances of being published on career-intelligence.com, please review our existing content and make sure your post meets all of the requirements below.

Content Package Pricing

We offer ONE free guest contributor opportunity. If you would like to continue publishing your content on career-intelligence.com, you will have to pay a publishing fee.

Here’s more information on our pricing packages:

  • One post = $69.95
  • Three posts = $49.95/post

Once you have four articles on career-intelligence.com you will be eligible to be listed on our About Page as a Contributor

For more information, please email Annette Richmond arichmond@career-intelligence.com

 Requirements

If you’re thinking about contributing to career-intelligence.com, please spend some time on our site and read the following guidelines carefully. All articles will be reviewed by our executive editor. We reserve the right to reject any content that does not meet our requirements/standards.

 General guidelines

  • Your post should offer value to our target readers (must be a career-related topic)
  • Your post must be fresh, original content (not published before)
  • Your post must be edited and proofed for grammar and spelling
  • All “sponsored posts” will be disclosed as such
  • If your post does not follow the guidelines, you may not receive a response from us

How To Submit Your Post

  • Please send your post to arichmond@career-intelligence.com with Guest Post in the subject line
  • Please submit your post as a Word Doc file
  • Please include your author bio and an email address associated with a Gravatar along with your submission (If you don’t have a Gravatar you can get one here.)
  • Understand that your title/content might be edited slightly to make it more successful

Content

  • Must provide true career value
  • Must be original content (does not/will not appear anywhere else on the Web)
  • Must be written for a global audience (must have universal appeal)
  • Must be educational in nature/not a sales pitch or focused on your services

Format

  • Entire piece must be 500-900 words long
  • Title must be under 58 characters, including spaces
  • Must be nicely organized
  • Must contain good headers, decks and subheadings
  • Must have professional spelling/grammar
  • Must include an author bio (100 words/600 characters max)
  • Must include an email address linked to a Gravatar

External Links

  • Per Google’s Webmaster Guidelines, all external links will be “no followed” (i.e. contain the rel=nofollow modifier in the HTML code).
  • External links must be relevant to the content and topic of your post. They must also add value.
  • Anchor text cannot be blatantly promotional (i.e. Great deals on www.MyWebsite.com or Check out MyWebsite for more information)
  • External links must be organic sounding in nature (i.e. a recent study by the Pew Institute says).
  • External links will only be approved if they bring the reader to a credible source to verify a statistic/study
  • Links to your website (one website) and Social Media accounts including Twitter, Google+, and Facebook will be included in your Author profile but may not be added to your article.

Topics

Articles must fall into one of the following categories:

  • Job Search
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • LinkedIn
  • Personal Branding
  • Interviewing
  • Networking
  • Office culture/relationships
  • Productivity
  • Career advancement
  • Career happiness
  • Career change
  • College Grads
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Organization/Time Management
  • Women’s Success Story

To improve the chances of your article making the cut please take some time reviewing our website.

Rights

We own the rights to the content sitting on our site. Which means, we can post the URL anywhere we want and share it/reuse it on career-intelligence.com as we see fit. We also ask that contributors not re-use the content in its entirety on other sites, as it is considered duplicate content by the search engines and will negatively impact our SEO. Giving your article to career-intelligence.com implies that it is the only place where this content will be published.

Note: We DO NOT participate in text-link advertising. All contributor posts must be original, educational in nature, and relevant to our audience. All external links must be approved by our editorial staff to ensure they are relevant to the article’s content.