Writing for iMindQ Thank you for showing interest to write a quest post on iMindQ blog. We are always looking for passionate writers who want to share a high-quality and engaging content with our readers. With over 20,000 unique visitors per month, iMindQ is a great opportunity to show your expertise in front of creatively minded readers who want to expand their knowledge and skills in the areas of mind mapping, brainstorming, and strategic thinking. iMindQ blog gives you a chance to reach out to its audience and increase your network by sharing your thoughts, viewpoints, and ideas. To submit a quest post on our blog at no charge, we encourage you to review the following guidelines for contributors in order to compose a successful content. Before Writing the Guest Post We highly value your time, so you will need an approval before starting to write the guest post. To get the approval, we will need these 3 simple things: List of topics you want to write about. The structure of the article (Title, subtitles, and short description) The backlinks you are planning to add in the article. Also, the guest post should include mind mapping technique and its use. In addition, we put a focus on articles that are connected with our tool. We would also appreciate if you can include a mind map summary of the topic into your article by using iMindQ software. Keep in mind that we reserve the right to reject all content if not adhering to iMindQ guidelines. Categories iMindQ blog covers a wide range of topics. The following is a list of categories from which you can choose to write about: Mind Mapping Productivity Learning and Education Inspiration Leadership Business Strategy Project Management Strategic Planning Innovation Decision Making However, we are open to accept new and fresh ides that will be in line with our brand. If you want to explore a new idea of a blog post related to Mind Mapping, please send us an e-mail for approval. Research Every reader value well-research content with proven facts. So, double check your resources and submit content that contains well-researched data, supported by facts and arguments. Only blog posts that are relevant and authentic are published on iMindQ blog, and shared on our social media channels multiple times through the year. Therefore, if you follow these guidelines you can be sure that your content will be placed in front of the right audience and it will get continuous streams of traffic all the time. A content that is supported with iMindQ mind maps is treated as a goldstone and featured in its appropriate category for a long time. Originality We accept guest content that is only 100% unique. We regularly check submitted guest posts through a plagiarism checker before publishing. Therefore, if your content is not original, we will reject it. You can include ‘quotes’ in your blog post, but keep in mind to link them to their appropriate sources. Tone of Voice User-friendly, conversational, and simple to understand content is what we ask from you as a contributor. It is your content, so we expect to write in first and/or second person. The third person writing is not recommended unless you have a reason for that. Length and Formatting Your article should contain more than 1500 words and it should be concise and compact. We encourage you to use an active instead of passive voice, short and easily readable sentences. The blog posts should be easy to consume; therefore, we advise you to break up the content into paragraphs defined by headings (H2, H3). You can add a massive value to your post by adding headings and subheading. Visuals Visuals are known for engaging the audience to read your content. You can include them in your blog post as a tool to make your content exciting. Support your content with images, videos or infographics that will attract our readers. Include images that are only under CC0 1.0 Universal - Public Domain. Provide us with the appropriate source and attribution for every image, video or infographic that you want to include in your blog post; otherwise, we reserve the right to use our own visuals in your content. Linking The web is composed of tons of content that is interconnected, so links are fundamental elements and part of any web page on the Internet. That does not mean that every link is a good link. We allow links within the content you write only if they are not promotional and point to relevant and credible sources that will complement user’s knowledge about a specific topic. Our editors reserve the right to remove your links if they determine abusive and manipulative tactics for gaming search engines or directing visitors to promotional sources. We do not accept sponsored nor no-follow links. Exclusivity The blog posts you submit to us must be unique and exclusive. We do not accept resubmitting of the content to other websites and blogs. When submitting a content to us you are agreeing to give a unique content that becomes a property of iMindQ. Proofreading and Editing The blog post you submit should be written in easily readable and understandable English. Our editors reserve the right to proofread and edit your submitted content for any language-related errors. Author Bio and Image Author bio and image are an ideal way to connect with our readers. Along with your first blog post, submit a short Bio of yourself (100-200 words). In this section, we only accept personal website pages such as LinkedIn profile and Twitter. Examples of great guest articles In order to get a common sense about what we ask from our guest contributors, here are examples of well-written blog posts based on a good research. Infographic: 11 Habits That Can Absolutely Transform Your Productivity How to Improve Reading and Writing Comprehension with Mind Maps What is Brainstorming And How Is It Helpful? Using Mind Maps for a Better Project Manager Resume Are you ready to join our growing network of contributors? Send us your content ideas at email@example.com and one of our editors will contact you within 24 hours.