Any post written with the intention to link back to a company site or a site that sells something is considered advertising and therefore requires sponsorship.
Sponsored Post Guidelines
- Sponsored posts will only be accepted if the sponsoring company is made known to us in advance.
- All posts must include at least one high quality photo of which you have the rights to use or that is creative commons for commercial use.
- All sponsored posts will be disclosed as such per the FTC guidelines.
- All links in sponsored posts will be “no-follow” as per Google’s guidelines.
- A maximum of 2 “no-follow” links can be included in the post.
- Posts must be between 300-500 words and you write the post. If you want us to write about your product, that will cost more and you have to provide us necessary elements based on which the post can be written. Please contact us to discuss more.
- we reserve the right to refuse any posts or links within the posts based on content.
- we reserve the right to edit your post for grammar, spelling, and formatting.
- Payment must be made before the post goes live. we will email you a link when it goes live.
- A sponsored post will remain on the site for at least one year. In reality, the post will probably remain permanently, as we don’t prune old posts, but we can’t guarantee that.
- The idea behind a sponsored post is to give the sponsor exposure for its product or service. Sponsored posts should not be used to gain link juice.
- Please note that your post wont be shown on our regular news feed. That will appear in our sidebar highlighted specially for better exposure.
Your Product must not belong to these following categories:
- Pornography, adult or mature content
- Violent content
- Excessive profanity
- Software or other content that violates the Unwanted Software Policy
- Illicit drugs and drug paraphernalia content
- Sales of beer or hard alcohol
- Sales of tobacco or tobacco-related products
- Sales of weapons or ammunition (e.g., firearms, firearm components, fighting knives, stun guns)
- Any other content that is illegal, promotes illegal activity or infringes on the legal rights of others.
The cost for a sponsored post is $50 and ordering multiple quantity will be available at a discount rate.