Guest Scots Law Blogging – Scots Lawyer Author Policy
Thanks for your interest in writing a guest post or becoming a guest Scots law blogger for ScotsLawBlog. This year, ScotsLawBlog is changing its approach to publishing legal content – we are accepting only the best contributions. Please contact us here to find out how you can get published with us today.
If you want to share high quality legal intelligence, including useful Scots law knowledge and news, to wide audiences, here are some of the key things you should consider before submitting your post(s) for review by our moderators.
Why Blog Here?
There are many reasons why you would want to publish a guest blog here:-
- Reach over 20,000 of our followers on Twitter (via @ScotsLawBlog and @WardBlawg) and a wide professional audience on other social networks including LinkedIn and Facebook.
- Get promoted on an established law blogging website.
- Share useful legal information to a large and varied legal, business and consumer-based online community across Scotland and beyond.
- Get full credit when your blog post is published.
Editorial Guidelines for Scots Law Blog Submissions
- Blog posts should provide useful legal information or news on areas of Scots Law that will be of interest to our audiences.
- Blog posts can be of any length but should ideally be over 500 words.
- Original blog posts are preferred although we are also open to republishing content already published elsewhere if of value to our readership.
- Use subheadings where appropriate using the H1, H2 and H3 tagging functions.
- Blog posts are welcome from Scots law students, lawyers, barristers, law firms in Scotland and also non-lawyers, particularly those looking to ask legal questions. Posts are also welcome from those who live outside of Scotland with an interest in Scots law.
- Respect the copyright in the work of others.
- Include video and images where relevant if you have the rights to use them. YouTube videos, for instance, can easily be embedded in posts to help improve your posts.
- Include links to authoritative sources to support your material.
- If posting affiliate links, please make readers aware that they are such.
- Include a short professional bio at the beginning or end of your posts.
- Share your submission with your contacts through your social networks.
What we do not publish
- We do not publish generic articles unrelated to law and of no value to our readers.
- We do not publish articles already published elsewhere unless of value to our readers.
Other Guest Law Blogging Policy Information
- We reserve the right to reject any blog submitted on reasonable grounds e.g. the post was not on a relevant area of law.
- We reserve the right to make changes – Please do not be offended if we suggest amendments to your post. We will notify your of any major changes.
- We may add internal links where helpful for readers.
- Authors are permitted to republish their guest law blog posts elsewhere – if so a link to the original post is preferred.
Other guest law blogs
If your post(s) relates to another area of law or if would be more appropriate on another site, consider one of our other specialist blawgs. Ask us if you think your post doesn’t meet our relevancy standards for publication here.
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us via the contact us form on this website.
We look forward to hearing from you.