We are proud to work with a network of 1,000+ writers globally dedicated to helping our readers fulfill their potential through the realization of our mission. Our writers are a diverse group of authors, executives, entrepreneurs and personal growth experts.
We are currently accepting unique editorial contributions for our Sustainable Business and Conscious Lifestyle columns in the areas of health, sustainability and personal growth from established industry thought leaders, wellness professionals and business executives.
If you would like to write for us, please review the below guidelines and submit your article along with each required content element. Please note we will only review articles submitted via the below process and apologize in advance that we cannot respond to all submissions. Closely following these guidelines will improve your chances of being published.
All article submissions are subject to review and approval by our editorial team and are governed by our user agreement.
ARTICLE WRITING GUIDELINES:
Your article should seek to add value to our audience and closely follow the below guidelines. It should be less self-promotional and more about using lessons from your company or experience to help our reader’s achieve a specific result or share insights on a specific relevant topic.
Your article should seek to add value to our audience and focus on what our readership can learn and implement.
Title & Headline
Please include a title and headline copy for your submission. Follow best practices for writing headlines.
Include 2-3 external links to credible authority websites on relevant anchor text and at least 1-2 internal magazine links.
We ask that all articles please be unique to Conscious Connection and not be published elsewhere online.
Your article should feature subheads throughout for easy scanning and reader engagement purposes.
Article Length & Format
Single spaces between sentences, 600 - 1,500 words total. Please keep sentences/paragraphs short & succinct.
PLEASE INCLUDE WITH EACH SUBMISSION:
SEO Key Phrase: A singular phrase or keyword a user would type into Google to reach your article. The SEO key phrase should be used in the title, first paragraph, one subhead, in the excerpt and at least 3-5 times throughout the article.
Article Excerpt: Brief sentence that summarizes the article and encourages readers to click-through to read more. Must be less than 25 words in total and should contain the target SEO key phrase.
Twitter Post: 280 characters max – please include relevant @users and #hashtags
Facebook Post: Approximately 200 – 300 characters per post (about 40 words)
Author Profile: First time authors please include your headshot, 2-3 sentence bio (70 words), website, social media handles and email (email will not be published but is needed for registration purposes). These will be included in your bio and saved for all future contributions.
Images / Photos: Please include any relevant photos or images and photo credits where required. One landscape oriented featured image (at least 1,600 pixels wide) and any additional graphics for your content.
Sharing Philosophy: We ask that once your post goes live, please share it with your network via email, website, Facebook, Twitter and any other social media platforms. The more people who view your post, the better it is for you and the better it is for Conscious Connection!
Global Audience: Conscious Connection reaches a global audience of 20 million people per year. We actively promote our contributors content throughout the digital ecosystem — including paid, earned, owned and shared media.
Thought Leadership: We offer the opportunity to build a byline as an expert in your field. We feature full contributor bios, dedicated author pages, sidebar ads for your products/services and ongoing content contribution opportunities to grow your industry thought leadership.
Digital Marketing: In addition to promoting your content on social media, we integrate SEO phrases and backlinks into your content which increases traffic to your website from all digital media channels.
Business Development: We feature call-to-actions for each guest contributor which are designed to promote your business or services to our audience. This form of content marketing is one of your most valuable business development tools.
Thanks for taking the time to review these guidelines. We look forward to hearing from you soon.