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Mashable is a web news and social networking blog. Although they tend to publish many technological pieces, this isn’t their only focus. So, don’t feel you have to stay within the technology field.
Submit a tip, pitch or full article by filling out the form on the “Submit News” page. Be sure to read this page well before submitting any work.
When turning in your submission, you can attach up to two files. They will want to know whether your piece is an exclusive story, an editorial suggestion, a hot tip, a news update, or something else entirely.
If you are particularly interested in writing about start up businesses, consider submitting to their Startup Review Series firstname.lastname@example.org.
This site is mostly geared towards new business owners just starting out or those who are growing an established business. The idea is to create “actionable information and practical inspiration for business owners.”
Read their “Become an Entrepreneur Contributor” page, and then fill out the form.
This form will ask for basic information along with request links to your Twitter and LinkedIn profiles, ask about story ideas or themes you would like to write about and why you consider yourself an expert in the topic, along with links to work samples.
If videos are more your thing, you can become part of Entrepreneur’s expanding video network. Learn more here.
The nine sites listed above are great tools for you to use in order gain a wider audience and reputable experience. You increase your chances of having your content accepted by these sites by following the links and tips listed above.
The online publication Inc.com publishes mostly information pertaining to small business growth. These topics include pieces on small business services, tools and advice.
To contribute to Inc.com, pitch your story idea first (link below). Also, it’s advisable to keep email pitches as pitchy as possible.
Make them straightforward and simple.
Pitch your story idea at email@example.com
Become a regular columnist by submitting your request to firstname.lastname@example.org
This site is a technology, celebrity and American business website. Most of its contributors are experts in one or more of the topics they cover.
Read their “How to Contribute to Business Insider” page.
Send in the final draft of your completed piece to email@example.com. Be sure to include links to
other pieces of content you have published, a brief bio and a headline with your content.
Although they can’t ensure publication, their team will review your proposal and get back to you if interested.
The content found on Forbes most often includes lifestyle, personal finance, stock market, technology and business pieces. Yet, they will allow guest posts within their opinion section on any topic related to culture, arts, politics or public policy.
Check out their “Submitting an Article to Forbes Opinion” page.
Submit your completed article of any length to firstname.lastname@example.org
The content must be original and exclusive to Forbes. They will reject any content already published on other sites or in print.
They typically take around five business days to review articles. If five business days have passed without word from Forbes, you can safely assume they aren’t interested and publish your piece elsewhere. They discourage follow-up emails.
If you want to become a regular contributor to Forbes, fill out this Google Form.
This form will ask for links to your Twitter and LinkedIn profiles, a few story ideas and your concept page for Forbes, links to work samples and why you believe you are qualified to write on the subject in question.