Guest Posts

The guest posting policy for One Cool Site: WordPress blogging tips, tools & tutorials.

Invitation to Guest Authors

I’m always looking for way to enhance the value of the content in my blog and that includes being privileged to receive and publish posts by guest authors.

This blog has had guest authors, who have added quality content to it and the welcome mat is out for other reader/commenters like them, who want to create a post for

Please note that this is not a commercial blog and no submissions made on behalf of a commercial client will be considered for publication.

I welcome guest post submissions only from those I have a relationship with ie.  from my subscribers who are frequent commenters.

Submission Guidelines

(1)   All submissions must in English and accompanied by the URL for the a guest author’s blog or site  and/or links to published articles written by them.

(2)   The submission must be relevant ie. focused on or related to  subject matter that’s already found in my blog.  Differences of opinion are welcome; posts will not be rejected on a difference of opinion alone.

(3)   The  submission must be original, new and unique, of reasonable length, and those including images and/or media must meet the requirements below:

  • Original – The blogger submitting a post must be the author of the post submitted.
  • New and Unique – Posts containing content previously published in digital or printed form anywhere else before will not be accepted for publication;
  • Reasonable length  – The minimum length is 200 words and maximum length is 650 words;
  • Images Media – Images and media must be royalty free or used in accordance with their license.

Terms of Agreement

(1)   The guest author and I both agree not to republish the same article in its entirety or in part anywhere else either in digital or printed form.

(2)    I agree to provide a byline link to their blog from the guest author’s username in a brief bio at the end of the article.

  • No affiliation links allowed.
  • No  self-promotion links allowed.

(3)   I agree not to edit save for small and obvious typos, spelling errors, etc. and if I have any concerns about any part of the draft post I will discuss them with the guest author by email, prior to publication.

(4)   I  reserve the right to refuse to publish any submission for any reasons I deem relevant and will notify the author of my refusal to publish by email.


I do not provide Admin area access to my blog.    After you have emailed your guest post idea to me at islandtimethief [at] yahoo [dot] ca and received my confirmation of my interest in it,  you may submit a draft guest post to me at the same email address.

Related posts found in this blog:
Guest blogging opportunities, arrangements and concerns
Guest Posting Policy

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* UPDATE: March 2nd, 2013. 

Please note that as I have been barraged by requests for publishing guest posts from those who believe they can use my blog as a platform for promoting their SEO businesses, I am not accepting any guest posts of that nature.

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