Submission Guidelines

Get Published with WE Magazine for Women!

Having your work included in our publications and online is a great way to gain exposure to new people and markets. It can help you sell your information, products, services or other intellectual endeavors (such as workshops, seminars, and the like). Having your articles appear on our site can give you greater visibility, credibility and help you build your own promotional lists and maximize your exposure both online and offline. Subsidiaries of The Women’s eCommerce Association, International (hereinafter referred to as Women in Ecommerce™) includes: WE magazine for Women, Women of Wisdom, Women’s Global Registry and eMonday News.

Publishers and visitors interested in publishing articles by the authors listed with the WE Magazine for Women and its subsidiaries must contact the author directly. Unless withheld, you will find contact information in the Signature File (resource box listed below the article). Authors and writers are invited to submit their articles to our libraries and our publications. Please read the submission guidelines listed below before submitting any content for inclusion.

Submission options for WE Magazine for Women

#1 Feature Story – submit for possible inclusion in a future issue (provided it meets our editorial guidelines found on the GET Featured pages – http://wemagazineforwomen.com/get-featured/).  WE do not promise backlinks for features about people. Each featured person is chosen by our editorial team and must meet above criteria – to include social media reach (# of twitter followers, FB fans, linkedin friends, etc). If featured you/your client would be asked to mention the article/feature on each of your social media channels. Must include at least one photo of person being featured.

#2  Sponsored Posts  – this is an article-like post that clearly states it is a sponsored post at the end of the article. Sponsored posts can include 2 backlinks and range from $50 to $150 per post depending on the content and size of the post. Size 250 to 850 words. To inquire about pricing’ email heidi@wemagazineforwomen.com with the suggested post included in the body of the email. All attachments will be discarded. Up to three graphics can be submitted with sponsored posts (one of which can be a logo).

#3 Advertorials -  based upon space availability. This is similar to a sponsored post except this can be in the form of an advertisement or an article –  there is a flat feeif $50 for this type of content and “Advertorial” is clearly stated at the beginning of the article.  Size 250 to 500 words with one link back included. To inquire about this, email heidi@wemagazineforwomen.com with the company name and link included in the body of an email. All attachments will be discarded. One Logo or graphic can be included with advertorial.

#4 Product Reviews – see submission guidelines for product reviews http://wemagazineforwomen.com/about/product-reviews/.

#5 Book Reviews – see submission guidelines for book reviews http://wemagazineforwomen.com/about/book-reviews/.

#6 Articles – Submit a non-promotional how to, inspirational or entertaining article with one link to a main site in the signature (bio) at the end of the article or in the body of the article. Bio can be up to 25 words including link.  See Submission Guidelines below for more information:

Article Title: Up to 150 characters. Article: 450 to 800 words for the digital magazine (see editorial calendar for themes and submission dates) and  250 to 500 words for the website content.  Article count will vary based upon specific issues. Please read query to get exact word count for each issue an article is requested for.

Author Bio (for the Signature file/resource box): Between 25 and 50 words Max and can include ONE link.

Topic Area: Please include the topic or subject area of your article. If the topic area is not suggested we reserve the right to post your submission to the topic area we feel most appropriate. If we cannot discern from your article which area is most suitable, your article stands a good chance of not being accepted.

Article Format: Your article can be submitted in plain text or html in the BODY of an email. WE no longer accept article attachments in document or pdf format. We encourage and request pictures/photos and other visuals to be included either as an attachment or a link to source.  Priority is given to those who do supply graphics with their submission. All other supplemental materials such as graphs and charts are encouraged as a link back to the origin (not as an attachment).

How to Submit Your Article: The article should be submitted via email to heidi@wecai.org in the BODY of the email message. Unless requested by us, we will not accept articles submitted as attachments to any email message. The subject line should say “Article for ______” and refer to appropriate category you would like to see your article appear.

Author Contact Information: Please include your contact information with your submission. This includes your name, company name (where applicable), your address, website URL and email address. The only contact information we publish online and in our newsletter is the information you provide for the resource box. If you do not wish to have your email address published, do not include it in your resource box. If you do not want to be contacted by WE Magazine for Women,  Women in Ecommerce™ and its subsidiaries, please do not submit content to our sites.

Copyright Information: We only accept articles written by the author or copyright holder. WE Magazine for Women adheres to all local, national and international copyright laws. By submitting an article to one of our sites and/or publications you are granting permission for its use on the website in our resource library (articles), in our member resources area and/or in our magazine and newsletters. If the article is for inclusion to a specific area or for a specific purpose, please state as much when you make your submission. Contributing Authors retain all copyrights to their individual works.

Articles not written by submitter: If you have read an article or other resource you believe would be a good addition to our library, you may forward the article or information to us along with any contact information of the author. If contact info is not available, and we are unable to verify we must decline publishing these to our sites.

Payment: At this time we are not paying for article submissions of any kind.

Please note: We cannot guarantee that we will use your article in our publications or on our blog or web sites. Subscribers – In order to be considered a contributing author to any of our publications, you must be a subscriber. To subscribe, click on the subscribe link or send a message to heidi@wemagazineforwomen.com with “add me to your subscriber list” in the subject line.

Submission Deadlines: To have a greater chance that your work will be considered and included in the digital issue, it is important to submit your work by the posted deadline listed on the Editorial Calendar page. Keep in mind that the posted deadlines may be changed at the discretion of the publisher. Also note that there is no deadline for articles for our online magazine. If you have an article or story that is timely, please mention in your submission. Otherwise your article will be published based upon first sent, first served philosophy.  Typically we are about 5-10 days out from content publication, so keep that in mind when sending in your content. We do not publish articles of any kind that are, slanderous, racist, of a pornographic nature or we consider in poor taste.

In addition, when submitting articles, we reserve the right to use the article in the digital magazine and/or on the WE Magazine for Women website.

Disclaimer: If you see articles on our site that are longer than our posted content size, it is generally because it was an article WE used in a digital issue that we are now republishing to our RSS audience. Please do not send articles in that do not meet our criteria. We do not edit for length, content or grammar. We do look for minor grammatical errors and if the article has several errors, it will be REJECTED by our editorial team. Keep in mind that WE may or may not contact you to inform you that your content was rejected.

REPRINTS

Digital “Reprints” are available.  If you submit an article that is included in either or quarterly issue or our Holiday Gift-Giving Guide and would like a copy of it in PDF (including any the graphics used in the publications), the cost is $47.  We do not offer reprints to articles that are used solely on this site.  You may link to the article, and/or excerpt  a portion of the article as long as reference is made to the author.  Any other use of content on this site, requires permission from the publisher and/or the author.

FYI: We are not an article bank. While we welcome articles that have been repurposed from other content and sites, your chances of getting published in our magazine or on our site are greatly improved when the TitLE has been changed AND the article has been edited with at least a 25% change in the content.

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