KarenSands.com Submit your Expert Article to “Ageless Experts”
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Thank you for your interest in contributing to the Ageless ExpertSM section of KarenSands.com. We accept original content in the form of articles, audio, and video that is tailored to our audience of post-40 women (and men) who want to rock our age! — as well as for those who serve the 40+ market, (e.g. in the aging services community, academia, product innovation, and those marketing and selling to our audience.)
Ageless ExpertSM Article (which, if selected, will appear in both an issue of the monthly Ageless Beat e-Letter and on the Ageless Beat Blog – featured for the entire month at KarenSands.com)
All materials are subject to the following Ageless ExpertSM guidelines.
How to Submit:
Please email your completed article to Editor@KarenSands.com. Please note that due to the volume of requests we receive, we are unable to respond to every submission. If your article meets our editorial guidelines, aligns with the Ageless Expert content strategy, and is selected for publishing, we will contact you within 2 weeks to confirm that information. You can always share your thoughts instantly by commenting on any story in the comment section on the blog postings. Provide your email and social media contact information in case we have any further questions for you.
RULES OF SUBMISSION
Please submit your Ageless Expert article as a Microsoft Word file or compatible, with minimal formatting. Boldface and italics are fine, but please do not design the page or embed images. If you plan to include images with your submission (including figures, such as graphs), label them in order, then include instructions in the file for where to insert them (such as ). See Headshot and Other Images for specific submission requirements. Post submitted in HTML or in a Word document with any image files (including attribution) attached separately.
* PLEASE NOTE: Although you retain full ownership of any work you submit to the Ageless Expert section, we only accept original content, which you agree not to post elsewhere in its entirety, including your own blog site. This is critical to avoid triggering the SEO duplicate content issue for your site and ours. Of course, you’re more than welcome to link to it and share to the max.
If your submission is in an offline publication, always submit a copy of your permission to reprint, along with a credit line, with your article. (If you do not require permission to reprint, we will still need to credit the original source.) By submitting to us, you affirm that the work is original and that all required permissions are granted.
Proper attribution of data, quotations, and other third-party content referenced in the post/article and comments too.
Ageless Expert section is strictly PRO POSITIVE & AGELESS AGING so please do not submit posts on the topic of anti-aging products or services. Nor will we accept submissions that are self-promoting.
We don’t have length requirements but for online reading we recommend a max of 1000wds in alignment with the topics for women 40+ and the businesses and providers that serve this population. It is also recommended that but we ask that you break up longer articles with headings and chunk up the information. Note that the longer the article, the longer the time to publication.
By submitting your work to Ageless Expert section you grant your consent to let us edit and publish it. We reserve the right to edit the content for consistency with our site and appropriateness for our audience. Please ensure that the work is accurate and as free from grammar and spelling errors as possible. You will have a chance to review the edited version before publication (2 week turnaround time, maximum).
We welcome multiple submissions, although we will work with only one article at a time and there is no guarantee of inclusion/publication.
Your Profile should be no longer than 500 words although we prefer shorter if possible. This profile should clearly establish your expertise in the topic(s) you are writing about. Be sure to include URLs for your website(s), blog, social media, and other ways to find out more about you and connect.
If you are one of our Ask the Experts panel you will receive a full bio page of max 500wds, where you can also promote your relevant books and products (pending editorial approval). NOTE: if you would like to join our panel of experts
Headshot and Other Images
Your black and white headshot and any other images should be saved as jpg, png, or gif, at a minimum 300 dpi. You are responsible for obtaining any permissions or releases required. Please be sure to submit source information for each image to go in the credit line.
We reserve the right to add images to your article as necessary to illustrate, break up longer pieces, and so forth.
We do not pay for material by our experts (or require payment) at this time. All we ask is that you take part in promoting the work you publish on our site through your social media, mailing lists, email, blog, and so forth.
Thank you for taking time to share your wisdom and insights with Ageless Beat readers and adding inspiration for Rocking Our Age on The Ageless Way.
Last updated: October 2015