The Beauticle welcomes individual bloggers to contribute high-quality content to this blog.
You can submit for consideration an original article (not previously published anywhere else, including your own site), with content based on your personal experiences and/or professional expertise, and it will be reviewed for potential publication on this blog.
Before submitting articles, please:
Read our guest writing guidelines below carefully. Articles submitted must meet all of the requirements in order to be considered.
Follow the submission steps provided at the bottom of this page.
[IMPORTANT – COMPANIES: Please note – articles for companies/brands or PR agencies are deemed sponsored posts and require payment before publishing. Please use the contact page to get in touch here if you are interested in a sponsored post or another form of advertising.
Why Write for The Beauticle?
By writing for us you get to:
Share your unique voice and messages with our audience and social followers.
Share your bio underneath your article about who you are and what you do, including a photo of you, a link to your website and links to your social media.
Receive one backlink within your article to a post, opt-in or product of your choice.
The Type of Articles We Welcome
Our community loves to receive sustainable inspiration for a beautiful life and a better world.
You are welcome to submit articles in your area of expertise that relates to the categories below. If your article cannot naturally fit in any of these categories, our website and community may not be the best platform and audience for your message.
List posts, how-tos, ultimate guides and tutorials are always given preference. Articles must be over 1000 words each.
– Beauty – DIY, Tutorials, Lists
– Health – Food, General Health Tips, Fitness, Keto Paleo, Vegan, Low Carb
– Positivity & Fun
– Personal Finance
– Career & Business
– Creating Your Life (including inspiration, motivation, goals, planning, change, success)
– Home – Decor, Gardening, Organisation
Please pick your own article topic. You are best placed to choose the topic based on your own unique passions, experiences and area of professional expertise. We are unable to respond to email enquiries asking us to choose topics or to pre-qualify article ideas. Please however search the blog to see if your topic has previously been written on and then take your article from a different angle.
Please keep articles in a light, conversational tone. We absolutely are not about sarcastic, dictatorial, or polarizing approaches that create division.
Bring Your Unique Voice & Passion: We share a wide range of topics and have a large body of material available to our community. You can add value to this existing collection by bringing your own unique voice and views, infused with your passion and personality. Please write from your heart, based on personal experience and/or professional expertise, and please write as if you’re talking to a friend. The more down-to-earth the better. People love to feel like they’re reading something written by a real person, with real experience in life, and genuine heart.
Guest Writer Guidelines
Below are the “Do and Don’t” guidelines for guest writing for us. Please check these out before submitting an article.
Submit Original Posts: Posts must be unique and original to The Beauticle. Posts must not have been published or submitted elsewhere online or offline (including your personal blog) or be used in future for distribution on other sites (including your personal blog).
Choose a Great Title: People have so much selection available to them for what to read online. They choose quickly (within seconds) what articles to open, and your article title is what will help them decide. When choosing a title, think about the reader and what they’re looking to learn, discover, achieve, or the problem they want to solve, and then write your title to clearly speak to their need.
Use a Captivating Opening Statement: A reader will be captivated, or not, within the first few sentences of an article. Please ensure your opening paragraph is engaging, tells the reader exactly what they are about to experience and makes them want to read on as they know they are about to gain benefit.
In the body of your article…
Word Count – Please submit articles of at least 1000 words.
Sub-Headings – Please split up your content with relevant subheadings to make it easier for readers to follow the logical flow of ideas.
Short Paragraphs – So readers can easily digest your awesome article, please keep paragraphs short and succinct (2-3 sentences each).
No more than 2 links – we will not accept guest posts with multiple links to various resources. You are allowed to link back to your own website twice within the article and then include links to other authority websites to cite resources etc. We reserve the right to remove excessive/
Include At Least One Actionable Item: All articles should include either…
One or more solutions to the reader’s problem
One or more actionable practical tips that the reader can easily start applying in their life.
Accurately Quote Sources: If your article references data, facts, statistics or research studies, please be sure to include a link to a verified and credible source. Put the link in brackets in the appropriate place in your article (please don’t hyperlink the text).
Check Before Submitting: Please do your own quality checks on your article before submitting to ensure it is a high standard of written English (proofreading, spelling, and grammar). Thank you!
We kindly request that you don’t…
Don’t send articles that have been, or will be, published elsewhere: We only accept original, unique content that has not previously been published. And if an article is accepted for publication on The Beauticle, that article must not published/reproduced anywhere else without the express written agreement with The Beauticle.
Don’t send vague, surface level articles: Our mission is to provide high quality content to the world that has real substance based on personal experience and/or professional expertise. We are not about content for content sake, nor about linking to create traffic. We’re on a mission to give people worthwhile content to reflect on and/or apply, to genuinely add value for a beautiful life and a better world.
Don’t send promotional articles: We will not accept articles that are designed to plug a brand name or to promote yourself, or any product or service a this is considered a sponsored post. Instead, provide an article with life-enhancing content for our community and let them naturally flow through to follow you and discover more about your work in the world based on genuine connection. Please keep self-promotion reserved for your bio.
Don’t send topic ideas: Instead please submit your complete article for review per the steps provided at the bottom of this page.
If Your Post is Accepted & Published
We agree to:
– Support your work by sharing your article with our community on social media.
– We may also share articles in an email to The Beauticle community when we highlight most popular posts.
You agree to:
– Share the article via email with your subscribers.
– Share the article on your social media channels.
– Reply to comments on your article on our site within the first week of it being posted live (this is because you are best placed to support readers with any questions, ideas or comments they have about the content of your article).
How to Submit Your Article
Please email your article, exactly per the below guide, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Send within the body of the email (not as attachments) in this order please…
Title of your article
Link to DropBox or Google Drive folder with your article again and any high-resolution original images to be included in the post. We will source stock images if you are not submitting original photos.
Your bio – 120 words or less
Link to your website
Links to your social media profiles
PHOTO: Plus please attach to your email your bio photo (high resolution, square, minimum size 250 x 250 px, jpg format)
– Please submit only 1 post at a time.
– We do read every submission that we receive. We appreciate the time and effort you put into your contributions.
Due to the fact we are a very small team and we receive such a high volume of guest post submissions, please be aware that…
– If your article has been accepted we will respond to you within 14 days of receiving your article. We will also then let you know as soon as your article has gone live and is ready for sharing with your audience.
– If you have not heard back within 14 days, it means that on this occasion your article has not been accepted. The reasons for this may vary, and may be due to not meeting aspect/s of our guest post guidelines above, or potentially if we already have other articles on the exact same topic already posted on the site. We try to respond to those that need simple tweaks before being submitted.
By submitting articles to The Beauticle you acknowledge that:
Submitting an article for consideration does not guarantee that it will be published. We assess articles based on fit with the above writing guidelines and also with regards to fit with our brand.
The Beauticle does not pay for content contributed.
You accept any form of editing The Beauticle considers to be reasonable and necessary to maintain a high standard of quality with posts published on our Site.
When an article is published on our site, you retain the rights however you are not permitted to re-publish that content anywhere else, including on your own site, without prior approval from us.
We reserve the right to:
Decline articles submitted, without providing reasons. (We are a very small team and receive a large volume of submissions. It is not possible for us to provide feedback on individual articles. We appreciate your understanding.)
Adjust article titles where necessary, to help optimize reader engagement for your article.
Make basic edits to articles (including but not limited to spelling, grammar, and paragraph/sentence structure for the purpose of improving readability).
Thank you for your submission.