The Canadian Progressive

Hard-hitting, provocative, unapologetic, activism-oriented political news and analysis

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pen icon 150x150 Write For UsThe Canadian Progressive gladly accepts guest submissions. Are you a progressive thinker, activist or dissenter? Do you have a strong opinion on Canada and its values, institutions, issues, politics, system, news  and place in the world? Do you represent a progressive organization, issue or unique truth that’s currently not finding expression in the mainstream/corporate media? YES? We and our readers would be delighted to have you write as a guest as a Guest Blogger or Columnist.

GUEST BLOGGER

Qualifications:

The acceptance of a Guest Blogger post is entirely at the discretion of the Canadian Progressive.  Your post may be edited for typos. Changes may be made to the Title and text to give improved search engine visibility without materially changing the sense of your input. If more significant editing is required, we will contact you prior to any such editing.

What’s in it for you?

  • Added online visibility
  • Intro- and outro by-line with your URL, both on the front page (intro by-line only, we publish excerpts) and below the entry
  • ‘Link drop’ opportunities. You can embed relevant links to own content in your post (see also: the rules)

 

COLUMNIST

Qualifications:

  • Your educational qualifications or experience
  • Three Guest Blogger posts over a period of three months

What’s in it for you:

  • Unedited submissions
  • Full charge of your column
  • Added online visibility
  • Intro- and outro by-line with your URL, both on the front page (intro by-line only, we publish excerpts) and below the entry
  • ‘Link drop’ opportunities. You can embed relevant links to own content in your post (see also: the rules)

 

THE RULES

  • Unique content: we expect original content. If your article has been published elsewhere already (e.g., your personal blog), please let us know.
  • Added value: your submissions should bring added value to the Canadian Progressive. We’ll not accept guest bloggers seeking to land a quick link.
  • Article quality: your guest entry should be good enough to be linked as ‘reference post’ when you try to land a paid blogging gig somewhere. Please thoroughly edit your submission for grammatical and spelling errors before you send it
  • Writing style: Punchy. Provocative
  • Article length: between 400 and 800 words
  • Images: we accept images with adequate resolution, not exceeding 500 pixels in width and not exceeding 25 kb in file size
  • Author/Blogger Bio: a short intro with up to 3 relevant links. Your Bio and links will be added to your the post
  • No Silly Lists: list entries are acceptable but please limit your lists to 7
  • Link to previous content: your submission must contain at least one link to related previous on site content. Unless included already we will add this link
  • Number of links per 125 words: 1 link/125 words. This number is an accepted standard for SEO strategies. It also includes the links in your by-line.
  • No unethical links: strictly, no links to unethical sites, software or commercial, keyword strong unrelated links.
  • Check out our blogger/writer guidelines

 

Interested? Please drop in your first submission.

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