7 Suggestions To Help Determine Which Sites To Submit Your Writing To

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Which Site Should I Submit My Writing To? 7 Tips To Help You Decide

The question of “Which site(s) should I submit my writing to?” can be especially tricky when you first start submitting writing.  Even veteran bloggers can sometimes use help in this department.  Here are  a few things you can try when you’re stuck. 1.  Sites You Like This might be pretty obvious, but think about the sites you like.  What sites to you visit daily?  What sites do you love to spend time on?  Where are you sharing and pinning posts from?  In a lot of cases, these might be sites that contain content on topics similar to what you blog about. … Read More

Most Wanted: Bloggers Share The Sites They Most Want To Be Featured On

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Bloggers Share The Sites They Want To Be Published On - Here from bloggers about the sites they most aspire to be on

Do you ever wonder if the sites at the top of your list to be published on are the same as other bloggers?  Do you wonder if there are sites you don’t even know about that SHOULD be at the top of your list?  Are you just curious if other bloggers aim to be published on the sites you have been featured on? I recently posted asked several groups of bloggers what sites they most wanted to be featured on, and got some great responses! Alexandra blogs at Good Day Regular People, a blog is made up of posts from Alexandra; … Read More

5 Sites That Pay For Posts

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5 Sites That Pay For Posts - Websites and Publications That Pay Writers For Accepted Submissions

Although there are lots of great non-monetary benefits that come from having your writing featured on your favorite sites, very few of us would turn down cash as compensation for providing a stellar written piece. Luckily, there are quite a few sites who feel the same (and still more who are working toward being able to pay contributors soon!).   For an extensive list of paid writing opportunities, visit our DIRECTORY. 1.  Mamalode A parenting magazine that focuses on a different theme each month.  Mamalode is “filled with stories, poems, playlists, slideshows, reviews and great people.“ PAYMENT – Mamalode tracks unique views for … Read More

21 Writing Submission Tips from 21 Beyond Your Blog Posts

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21 Writing Submission Tips From 21 Beyond Your Blog Posts

We are hitting the 21 post mark this week at Beyond Your Blog.  In honor of making it this far (baby steps), I’m sharing 21 tips for submitting your writing in case you missed some of our posts, or are joining us already in progress.  I looked back at all of my posts and pulled out some of my favorite tips. 1.  Make sure your content is a GOOD FIT in tone, style and subject matter, for the specific site you are submitting to.  Don’t force it, no matter how much you want to.  It won’t end well. 2.  DON’T SUBMIT COLD.  … Read More

Judy Rothman Rofé: From Anonymous Blogger to Best-Selling Author

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I recently had the huge pleasure of talking with Judy Rothman Rofé about her wild journey from anonymous blogger, to best-selling author of The Neurotic Parent’s Guide to College Admissions: Strategies for Helicoptering, Hot-housing & Micromanaging.  Oh, and if that weren’t enough, she’s also an Emmy-winning children’s television writer, producer, and lyricist. Some of the resource links listed are products sold on Amazon.com. If you click on one and subsequently make a purchase of any item within a 24 hour period, we will receive a small commission from Amazon.com at no additional cost to you.  Read our disclosure policy for more details. Anonymous blogs? … Read More

Beyond Your Bloggers NEW Facebook Group

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Like many bloggers, I have a love/hate relationship with Facebook. When it comes to getting updates from the pages I want to see, I use notifications, interest lists, and lots of scrolling through my newsfeed, but I still miss things. Personally, I’ve found that I interact and get the most useful information from Facebook through the groups I’m a part of. I turn on notifications and get an email every time a new thread is posted to the group, and can be sure I’m not missing anything.  Since Beyond Your Blog posts lots of opportunities on social media for bloggers … Read More

Blog Submission Q&A with Nina Badzin

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Getting Paid To Write and Tips For Getting Published - Q&A With Blogger Nina Badzin

I have followed Nina Badzin’s blog, NinaBadzin.com, for quite a while and have always been impressed with her writing as well as her  abundant sidebar.  She was kind enough to answer my questions about how she got published and featured on SO MANY great sites, and shares her experience with submissions and being featured.  Read on and I promise you come away with lots of great new information for submitting your writing! Beyond Your Blog:  Can you tell readers about your blog, Ninabadzin.com? Nina Badzin: My blog is definitely a non-niche blog about life.  More specifically, I tend to circle around … Read More

How I Got On Huffington Post: 5 Bloggers Tell All

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For many bloggers, having your work published on The Huffington Post, is at the top of your aspirational list.  I know this isn’t the dream of all bloggers, but from the response received when I asked readers ‘What site do you MOST want to be published on?“, I know that there are a lot of you out there who are anxious to learn more about how you can become a HuffPost blogger. Beyond Your Blog is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and … Read More

8 Practical Tips For Getting Huffpost To Give You The Time Of Day

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If you read How I Got On Huffington Post: 5 Bloggers Tell All, you learned first hand how some HuffPost bloggers got their start on the often difficult-to-penetrate site.  Some of those methods involved a little bit of luck, so we’re sharing 8 practical tips to help you devise a strategy, if The Huffington Post is a blogging goal for you. 1.  The Blog Pitch Form The most typical way to pitch HuffPost is to use their form.  Although many bloggers claim that it’s a black hole, many people have also used the form, and had a very quick response/acceptance.  It doesn’t … Read More

Blogger Rita Templeton Shares Her Scary Mommy Success Story

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Blogger Rita Templeton Shares Her Scary Mommy Success Story

I first came across Rita Templeton’s writing when I asked myself the question ‘I wonder who the most popular blogger on Scary Mommy is?’, and quickly found her posts at the top of the list.  I spent the next 30 minutes reading all of her posts (mostly about raising boys), and saying ‘oh my gosh YES!’ in between laughing out loud.  I wanted to find out how she got onto Scary Mommy (multiple times) and what that did for her blog. Here’s what I learned: Beyond Your Blog:  Tell us about your personal blog, Fighting off Frumpy. Rita Templeton:  I … Read More