Editorial Guidelines

We invite all customers, professionals, and small business community members to write and submit a guest post article to Hearde for consideration.


Benefits of writing for Hearde:

Brand exposure: we will take care of promoting you and your company to our small business audience on other sites through extrenal linking.

Social Media Sharing: we will use social media to promote your articles to a wider audience.

Links to your website & social: We will be sure to include links to your website and include your profile on the blog.

We write for you: we can return the favor and write an excellent piece of content for your blog. Please read through our contributor guidelines before you write an article. This will increase the likelihood of your article being published and promoted on kathformaryland.

Quick Links: Editorial Guidelines Tone Of Voice How To Submit An Article Our Audience: Our audience is people who own, run, or have an interest in small businesses and/or start-ups. They are looking for intelligent, considered articles that are relevant to the SME world and will help them to improve their business. We are looking for work that is well written, accurate and provides valuable insights to help our readership network navigate the small business landscape.

Suggested topics include Education, Political News, Entertainment, Software, Relationship Advice, Parenting, Packaging design Ideas, Home Decor articles, and Family Social Responsibility Business technology Business Productivity Innovation & Technology, Marketing (Traditional & Digital) PR Sales Strategies. These suggestions are just the starting point – we heartily encourage you to submit your own ideas and write about issues that you think are relevant to our categories.

Feel free to get in touch with us if you’re unsure whether your topic is appropriate.

Editorial Guidelines:

Word Count: Submitted articles should be at least 1000 words, and no more than 1500 words. Quality submissions in longer forms are also welcome.

Link Policy: Links may be added as long as they are relevant and the context is organic.

Original and Quality content: Articles must be high-quality and original work, and must not appear on other sites. We will not accept previously published pieces.

Submitted articles go under review via http://www.quetext.com/.

Ownership: Once published, Hearde has copyright ownership of your content. It must not be subsequently published elsewhere. Images: We will accept and publish images or graphs that are relevant to your article and support the content. All images must be owned and licensed by the person or body submitting the article.

Formatting: Documents in Word or sent as GoogleDocs are preferred. How-To lists and ‘top-5 reasons’ / ‘top 10 things to consider’ type articles are welcome, as well as articles are broken up by headings in the form of questions.

Editing: All articles will be edited for grammar, punctuation, style, and content by our team where appropriate. If articles are not up to a reasonable standard, they will not be edited or published. Self Promotion: Content that is a sales pitch or obvious self-promotion will not be published.



The voice employed by Hearde is friendly, yet professional. Our content is educational, entertaining, easy to follow, and straightforward. Our articles will always focus on educating fellow community members.

We will avoid not confusing them with complex jargon and overly technical explanations. Above all our intention is to provide a positive, helpful forum for our readers to visit, share and enjoy.

HOW TO SUBMIT Send your completed article and pitches to HassanGillani2441@gmail.com.

Before submitting please be aware that we only accept articles from business owners and industry experts all over the world.

To speed up the process, please include a 150-character biography for your author page containing the below information:

First and Last Name Job Title Business Name & Location Website/Blog Email Address Phone Number Favourite Topics Social Media Profiles We will review your content and revert back to you within 5 business days.

If your article is selected for publication date will be set, and you’ll receive a follow-up email with all relevant information. We look forward to hearing from you!

The ‘Hearde’ team