Guest Posts / Advertising
TO THOSE INQUIRING ABOUT GUEST POSTING ON MY SITE:
If you’re a blogger or a writer, or someone who just likes to share your experiences, and you think you have a piece that would fit this blog, I’d be happy to host you.
In fact, I’m always looking for guest posts.
If you’re a follower of this blog, you’ve probably figured out that I generally post on topics from God to death, and I often try to look for the intersection of the two. If you’ve experienced the death of a loved one, and would like to share, this is the place. If you have thoughts about God that relate to death, etc., this is the place. If you’ve experienced a funeral, and have some thoughts about it, this is the place to share.
Here are some general rules for guest posts:
1.) I don’t like posts over 1,000 words, unless it’s a narrative piece.
2.) If you’d like to guest post, have an idea in mind, or a piece already written before you contact me. I don’t mind recycled posts that you’ve already used on your own blog.
3.) I reserve the right to edit and/or reject your piece. If you don’t here back from me, that’s my way of saying, “I don’t think your piece fits here.”
4.) Finally, on the day I post it, I ask you to help in the promotion.
If we’re not already friends on facebook or twitter, you can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Title your email as “Guest Post” and I’ll be sure to get back to you!
TO THOSE INQUIRING ABOUT ADVERTISING ON MY SITE:
I don’t seek or allow advertising on my site and here’s why:
I will often ask people to post a guest post about their experience with death, dying and bereavement on my website. When I ask for guest posts, I want them to know that THE main reason I’m asking is so that their story can be told and NOT so I can profiteer off of their loss.
Funeral directors are too often seen as opportunists who are looking to take advantage of people in their weakest moments. I am not one of those funeral directors. I’m am genuinely interested in people’s story. And this website exists as an environment where people can share freely and honestly without fear of ulterior motives or profiteering.
Thanks for understanding.