Get Published on the Flexiple Blog – Guest Post Guidelines
Are you looking to share your expertise with a large audience of tech-savvy engineers, designers, makers, and entrepreneurs? Then you are at the right place – we are now accepting guest posts 😀
The Flexiple Blog features insightful content in the space of software development and design, remote working, and entrepreneurship. We’ve reached over 5k monthly visits with over 20 regular contributors – and this is just the beginning!
To help you traverse the article, below is the table of contents. Reading Sections A to D should tell you if our blog is a good fit for you.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
- A) Guest Blog Topics
- B) Here’s how you can get your blog published
- C) What’s in it for you?
- D) Guest Post guidelines
- E) Formatting and content guidelines
- Author bio
- Guest Post review process
A) Guest Blog Topics
Here’s a list of topics in which we accept guest posts:
- Actionable articles across any tech framework/language (e.g. AngularJS, Python, etc.) – please check our engineering section
- Freelance development and design
- Remote working
B) Here’s how you can get your blog published
1. Only original, unpublished work
We don’t publish the ‘same old’ content. Ensure that whatever you have in mind isn’t already covered in our blog :). Just go to our search bar and check if a similar post exists.
2. Share a summary
Send us a 100-word summary of your article, along with the chosen topic and your author bio, and we’ll get back to you within 24 hours with a confirmation if it fits. Email it to [email protected] with the subject line “Guest post – your_name”
3. Stick to our guidelines
Upon receiving confirmation, adhere strictly to the guidelines while writing the article
4. Email to it us!
Email your final post submission to [email protected]
C) What’s in it for you?
- You get a do-follow link to your website
- Promotion across Flexiple’s social media channels and its sister firm, Remote Tools – a reach of 5500+ newsletter subscribers, 1500+ followers on Twitter. Plus, your post will be shared by one of our founders with a heavy presence on LinkedIn.
- No delays in publishing 😎
D) Guest Post guidelines
- Only original, unpublished work is accepted, and the post must be relevant and insightful
- The post must be fluent, readable, and error-free
- There must be proper attribution of data, quotations, and reference to outside content
- You’re allowed only one link (do-follow) to your company’s website, in the author’s bio; no links to your website in the article body
If you’re convinced, here’s what we expect content-wise:
E) Formatting and content guidelines
- Send your content in a Google Doc and give access to [email protected]
- The article must be over 1200 words
- Always use simple sentences – 20 words per sentence is a good thumb-rule
- Avoid unnecessary filler words, and stay away from buzzwords and jargon
- Paragraphs should be no more than 3 to 5 sentences long
- Use H2, H3, and H4 formatting for subheadings wherever appropriate
- No more than 300 words in between each subheading
- Add bulleted lists wherever possible to break up dense chunks
- If you’re including images, also add the image source
- Share a short and punchy byline for your bio.
- Include a link to your Website and your social media profile in the google doc.
- Give us a profile headshot image in JPG or PNG format OR share your gravatar link.
Guest Post review process
- Once we receive your guest post submission, we take 2-7 business days to review it.
- If your article meets our editorial standards and aligns with our content strategy, we will respond to let you know your article will be published. We’ll let you know even otherwise.
- Please note that we reserve the right to edit your submission. We’ll review it, suggest/make any changes if needed, and then publish it.
- If we feel your post needs substantial changes, we’ll email you back with our thoughts and request for revision.
- If your post is accepted, you agree not to publish the post elsewhere, including your own blog or website.
- In the case your post is rejected, you are obviously free to do whatever you want with it.
Thanks for your interest, and look forward to hearing from you very soon!