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How to Submit a Guest Post for Carob Cherub

How do I submit a guest post?

Please use the form at the bottom of the page to submit a guest post to Carob Cherub. You can submit an outline or a completed post for publication at the bottom of this page.

Guest writers may have one do-follow link back to their own website that isn’t a reference in their guest post.

I’m looking forward to seeing your guest post. Let’s help make the world healthier and help others eat delicious, plant-based food.

Can I write a guest post for Carob Cherub?

Yes, you can! The following are examples of guest posts/recipes that may be considered for publication:

  • healthy, plant-based recipes or recipe roundups without added oil, refined sugar, refined grains and containing minimal salt
  • a guest post on healthy, actionable and specific weight loss or weight maintenance strategies
  • a guest post on tips or strategies for eating healthy/healthier
  • a guest post on strategies to prevent or reverse medical problems without drugs or surgery
  • reader-friendly research articles about the nutritional benefits/detriments of with citations
  • other healthy, vegan-friendly guest posts you think may be relevant to Carob Cherub (i.e. the other content on this website)

Carob Cherub promotes a whole-food, plant-based lifestyle supported by scientific evidence. Articles on the benefits of fad diets, eating animal products, fashion or pseudo-science will not be published.  Based on the suggestions above and articles already on the website, please decide on your topic without consulting me. I don’t provide input on article topics.

All articles published and links on Carob Cherub are up to my discretion. I reserve the right to edit your post and to add/remove links as I see fit.

What are the requirements for a guest post?

Guest posts for the blog have different requirements than recipes.

Blog Posts/Articles

  • Use headings in your formatting (i.e. H2, H3, etc.)
  • Writing should be relatable, down to earth, upbeat and authoritative. Avoid long sentences and break up large paragraphs.
  • Please make the post 750 words or more
  • Optimize your article for search engine keywords (i.e. SEO)
  • Site sources and link to a reputable scientific article (e.g. one from NCBI) when making a health claim (not another blog!)
  • Proofread for grammar, spelling, readability and flow. I recommend Hemingway.
  • You’ll need a featured image size 1080 x 625. If possible, follow the format of the other featured images from the blog (pictures within the picture)
  • Make other images in the post 864 x 648. Images should be bright and realistic. No cartoons, drawings or animations. Avoid images with plain backdrops when possible.
  • Make a Pinterest image to include at the end of the article
  • Images in .jpeg format
  • No articles that have been published elsewhere
  • Example article: Food Breakthrough: How to Be More Productive at Work

Recipes

  • Use headings in your formatting (i.e. H2, H3, etc.)
  • Writing should be relatable, down to earth, upbeat and authoritative
  • Please make the recipe 500 words or more
  • Optimize your recipe for search engine keywords (i.e. SEO)
  • Proofread for grammar, spelling, readability and flow. I recommend Hemingway.
  • You’ll need a featured image size 1080 x 625.
  • Make other images in the post 864 x 1152. Images should be original, bright and realistic. No cartoons, drawings or animations. You may use your own logo if you have one.
  • Make a Pinterest image to include at the end of the article
  • Images in .jpeg format
  • Make a Pinterest image to include at the end of the article
  • No recipes that have been published elsewhere on the internet (books, eBooks and magazines are okay)
  • Recipes should not include added oil, refined sugar, refined grains. Recipes should contain minimal salt.
  • Example: Microwave Carrot Cake Recipe That’s Actually Healthy

What are your advertising options?

I offer the following advertising options on Carob Cherub. The price quoted is the minimum price I’ll consider.

  • Promoted link- $100
  • Promoted post (not written by Sara)- $400
  • Sponsored post (written by Sara)- $600

As of May 2018, carobcherub.com had 63k page views and 56k sessions. The prices above are reasonable for these statistics. If that’s out of your budget, please refrain from negotiating. Price negotiations will result in your emails being ignored.

Submit your guest post draft

  • Please attach your outline or draft here. Acceptable formats are .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, .rtf, .tex and .wpd
    Accepted file types: txt, doc, docx, odt, rtf, tex, wpd.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpeg, jpg.
    Please attach your pictures here. Acceptable formats are .jpeg and .jpg. Maximum file size is 30MB
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