So, you want to be a guest writer or author at arscene.net? Great!
The following are comprehensive guidelines for being a guest author/writer at AR Scene (arscene.net).
- Good English
- Good Grammar
- Proper Capitalization
- Make your point (use an outline)
- Check your spelling and Proofread
- 400-800 words long — if you want to write something over 800 words, we will consider a series
- Us Expert Blogging Style
- Use Expert Journalist Style
- Learn how to write for the web
Be on Topic — we deliver football articles that are rooted in the Arkansas Scene. You are welcome to write about any topic related to Sports, Entertainment and Technology in Arkansas, and especially, if any of the topics overlap. We have a list of suggested topics you can view.
Non Promotional — Please do not promote products in your article. You may send in a bio or byline that includes links to your website, but promotional based articles are reserved for those who have paid for them to be published.
Unpaid–All guest posts are unpaid. If you are interested in writing regularly for arscene.net, please indicate your desire when submitting your post. Our writers may be be lightly compensated for their work.
Editing– your article may be edited by the staff at AR Scene (arscene.net) to clean up or tweak sentence structure to create clarity. Your article may also be edited to be more Search Engine Optimized.
Originality– Your article should be an original. Please do not submit articles that have appeared online or offline somewhere else. That being said, the article may be republished anywhere as long as there is a link referencing the article at arscene.net and published after it appears at arscene.net. In addition, please make sure that your article is factually correct and contains appropriate links and references.
Types of Articles — articles must be AR Scene related
Sports Stories (individual or team)
Informational or Stat driven
Book/Website or some other resource review
Lists (Top 10 …)
Opinion/Column Style (be professional, smart, witty)
Examine uses of social media
Use of Technology in Business
Interview/Story related to one of the core topics
More topics will be added. . .
We are not looking for some complex format for our articles, however, we do require some sense of cohesion and organization. The following is a very broad format that you may use to construct your article.
II Body — Any points being made and any counter points
III Conclusion — What is the conclusion? Did the points or counter points bear out your conclusion?
IV Call to Action — Do you have a call to action (CTA)? With sports articles, there aren’t always a call to actions, but this would be the place to have one.
Guest Blog Posting Resources