Guest Posting 101 — How to Be Read by the Masses

What every editor wants, and how to give it to them

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What publications want from you

Make sure your message aligns with theirs.

You’re given the spotlight so you can shine a light on the mission, advance the cause, and stand beside the heroes the publication celebrates.

Follow the guidelines.

It doesn’t make sense to knock on a publisher’s door and offer them a case of spam.

Make them look good.

Help the editor carry out her mission when you write a piece. You don’t have to say the same thing as every other writer. But you do have to support the big idea. Otherwise, why are you here?

Remember the publication belongs to them.

It all starts when one person passes your idea to another. The more this happens, the more chance you have of being known.

Choose yourself. Make the first move.

If you want to get on the big stage, be willing to ask for the chance.

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