Guest Post Guidelines
INTERESTED IN BECOMING A DIM THE LIGHTS GUEST BLOGGER?
Want to share your point of view on a film in a guest post? Dim The Lights Film Blog is always looking for great personalities with unique opinions on film and television.
What We Look For In A Guest Post
Successful contributions are unique, and interesting posts that inform and entertain readers.
Subjects we focus on include — but are not limited to:
- Film Reviews
- Trailer Previews
- Television (Episodic Reviews)
- Feature Lists (visit First Take for examples)
We look for a few things in everything piece we publish:
- Be well-written and original.
- Have a logical structure and flow.
- Use subheadings and bullets/lists, where appropriate, to make it easy for the reader to consume the information.
- Include a strong, compelling introduction and a conclusion that wraps up the article or provides a call to action.
- Be between 800 and 1,500 words; however, don’t sacrifice depth for brevity.
What We Won’t Publish
- Anything that’s been covered on our blog before. Please do a search of our site before submitting your articles.
- Articles that are clearly part of a link building campaign. Including links to your homepage or contact form in the body of the article is a clear sign of this.
- Articles that criticize companies or individuals; this is not a site to air grievances.
- Articles that have appeared on other blogs or news outlets. Contributors must own the rights to any content published on Dim The Lights.
How to Submit Your Article
Email your completed article (as a Google Doc or Word Doc) to email@example.com. Include all images (must be at least 800 px wide) as separate attachments.
View the attached pdf for an example of our blogging format.
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If your article meets our quality standards and follows our guidelines, we will email you within two weeks to confirm a publication date.
The Not-So-Fine Print
While we make every effort to preserve your voice, we will edit your content for grammar and clarity. We may also update it in the future for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
All selected articles will be posted on the Dim The Lights Film Blog as well as shared on our social media channels. Please support us and your content by following us: