Submitting Blog Posts for iphonelife.com
Writing for the blog is a volunteer position. While writing for the magazine and blog both have their own advantages, maintaining an active blog gives you more online visibility and freedom to share posts across social media sites.
Sign up to blog for iPhoneLife.com HERE.
You will have your own blog page, which you are welcome and encouraged to include in your email and web signatures. The URL will display your short bio, profile picture, and links to all of your blog posts.
Frequency — If you are a featured blogger, we ask you to post to the website at least twice a month. Guest bloggers may submit a single post. Your blog posts should be written exclusively for iphonelife.com and should not appear on other websites. Once posted to iphonelife.com, we retain all rights to the content.
Word Count — In general, please aim to write posts that are 300 words or longer in order to maximize web traffic.
Feedback — Our web editor, Sarah Kingsbury, promptly reviews and edits all posts as they are submitted. On occasion, she may request revisions from bloggers before publishing posts to the website. In general, you can expect an email from her within 24-48 hours to inform you of the status of the post. If you’re writing about breaking news or another time-sensitive topic, send Sarah an email after submitting your post so she can make the necessary adjustments.
Commenting — If you have a reaction to a post from a fellow blogger, please share it by leaving a comment. Doing so will encourage commenting from everyone.
Sharing Your Work — We post all of your work automatically to iPhone Life’s Facebook and Twitter pages. To increase your exposure further, feel free to share your articles on your own social media pages as well.
Images — Please submit professional high-resolution images of products you review, preferably on a white or transparent background. Companies often have a press or media page on their websites where you can find image banks.
iPhone Life 5-Star Rating System — Every product reviewed on iPhoneLife.com should be rated on a scale of 1 to 5 stars.
Review and Roundup Templates — Every review and roundup on iPhoneLife.com should follow these basic templates.
How to Title Posts — A good title means more traffic for your blog post.