Guest Post Guidelines

Mattress Obsessions - Guest Post Guidelines

Guest blogging for us? Yes, we do encourage it.

Guest posting is a great medium to build incoming referrals and establish yourself as an authority in your field.

It can also help grow social media followings or provide input into developing marketing campaigns if you’re looking at expanding on-site visitor numbers.

But before submitting anything for our website, make sure the following guidelines have been met.

The Types of Submissions We Accept

  • Review Articles: We accept two types of review articles, one with reviews from multiple brands and the other that focuses on a single brand. For example, ‘The Top 8 Best Spring Mattresses’; Sleep Innovations Mattress Topper Reviews’
  • Informational Articles: Informational articles provide knowledge than reviewing a product. For example, ‘How Do Ventilated Mattress Toppers Work’; ‘All About Professional Infrared Sauna Blanket; ‘Why Use Copper Pillowcases’
  • Product Inclusion: We’ll include one or more of your products in an already published article on our website as per your request.

What We Don’t Accept

  • We don’t accept any topics that have been covered before. Check out the content we’ve already published on our website before picking a new topic.
  • We don’t accept plagiarism or low-quality content that may affect the credibility of our website or generate penalties from Google.
  • Anything inaccurate, offensive, or critical of any individual, group, or brand is unacceptable.

Guest Post Content Requirements

  • Original Content: We expect the content to be original and exclusive for our website. If we detect any plagiarism prior to or after publishing, we have the right to remove it immediately.
  • Suitable Length: Keep the article’s length close to 1000-1500 words in length.
  • No Promotional or Salesy Content: We believe in building trust and sharing information that helps the readers come to an informed decision. Therefore, we don’t accept overly or self-promotional content.
  • Format: Please scroll through articles on our website and follow similar if not the same format.
  • Easy to Read: Make use of headings, subheadings, and bullet points so that your content is easier for people to read. This also makes the article easy to skim through.
  • Conversation Tone: We like to hold our readers’ attention, so we prefer content in an easy-to-understand and conversational tone.
  • External Links: You may insert a link back to your website as long as it’s relevant and not inserted forcibly or overly self-promotional.
  • SEO Optimized: We recommend that you optimize your content for SEO with the right keywords inserted at strategic locations. Also, try to follow Yoast’s guidelines on improving readability and optimization.

We reserve the right to edit, update or adapt your submission as we see fit in order for us to ensure accuracy.

The Process

  • Submit a topic (for a new article): Please go through our website and ensure that we have not covered the topic you suggest.
  • Payment: After agreeing on the topic, you’ll be asked to make an advance payment. We charge flat rates just to cover our business expenses of uploading, maintaining, proofreading, editing, and publishing the content – all of those tasks involve workers who get paid to do this work, and we only cover these expenses.
  • Set a Deadline: With a flux of posting requests and many other aspects of managing guest post tasks, we’d agree on a deadline for the submission of your guest post.
  • Submission: We prefer submissions in Google Docs, with ‘Anyone on the Internet – can edit’ sharing settings.
  • Proofread: Once we receive the content from your end, we will check it for the requirements (shared above) and make necessary edits or send it back for revision.
  • Publish: Once the content is good to go, we’ll upload it and let you know when the post is scheduled to go live.

Guest Post Promotion

We constantly promote our posts on various social media platforms and encourage you to do the same.

Please note that we don’t give permission for you to republish the content submitted to us on any other website (your’s or third party).

Next Steps – Contact Us

If you’re cool with the above guidelines and are keen to get in touch with us to secure a guest post on our website or any other queries, please drop us an email via the Contact Form below.