Guest blog post guidelines
How to contribute to Knowridge Science Report
If you have something insightful you would like to share with our readers who visit Knowridge Science Report every month, you’re welcome to submit a post of your piece to our team.
Who are we looking for?
Most of our contributors are Universities and research institutes. The content is written based on scientific research published in peer-reviewed journals.
However, we welcome experts on one or more of the subjects we cover to write about scientific work individually. It’s recommended that you spend time reading through the site to get an idea of the type of stories we publish.
How does it work?
Send the final draft of your piece, a proposed headline, brief bio, and links to any other pieces you’ve published to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our team will review your submission and get back to you if it’s something we’re interested in posting. Please note that we can’t make publishing guarantees.
Does Knowridge Science Report accept new Contributors?
Yes. we accept guest posts from individual contributors that fit in nicely with the areas we cover. We don’t pay freelancers, but we’re willing to republish blog posts or articles that you retain the rights to. You can add the link to your original articles.
What are you looking for from a Contributor post?
Interesting and enlightening science news and discoveries, and helpful advice and analysis. To get the single best piece of advice, please read the site. Get a feel for the types of stories we publish.
How can I submit a Contributor post?
Send an email to email@example.com with the name of the contributor as well as his/her credentials. You can include links to relevant writing samples. Indicate which category you think it belongs to. You will definitely hear back if we’re interested.
What else should I know?
We will typically give your piece our own headline so that it fits Knowridge Science Report style. You are encouraged to provide a photo (640*427) along with your article.
*Corrections: Please send any corrections to firstname.lastname@example.org. Since Knowridge Science Report is acting as a host for content, you should make an effort to contact the original author or blog responsible for writing the story if it is not your research work.
What We’re Looking For:
- Unique analysis, commentary, and expert opinion. Our writers cover many topics — you can write about a similar topic provided you offer an original viewpoint that is corroborated by facts.
- Research studies or scientific findings. Make sure your points are clear and easy to read.
- Primary reporting. This means you talked to the researchers or universities featured in your story and have direct quotes.
- Accuracy. This includes spelling, grammar, and facts.
- Word count. 400-800 word posts tend to do well. This is not a hard and fast rule. Take the space you need to get across what you need to say.
What We’re NOT Looking For:
- Promotional or sponsored posts. Your post should not read like a classified ad. You should also not use your post as a recruiting tool. You should always disclose any potential conflicts of interest.
- Extremely personal posts. Real-life examples are great, but we don’t want to read about your private life.
- Posts that use overly-technical language or terms only industry insiders would know.
- Attacks. No personal attacks, conspiracy theories, defamation or gratuitous foul language.
- Posts that infringe upon another person’s intellectual property. This includes but is not limited to trade secrets, trademarks and copyrights of any type.
Keyword marketing or paid links. Adding keywords to increase SEO or driving readers to websites for promotional purposes is not tolerated.