Guidelines For Guest Bloggers

Please follow these guidelines to help your contribution stand out and progress to publication. By submitting a guest post to Pleasant Grove you agree to the terms and conditions that follow.

About Pleasant Grove Lifestyle and Faith Blog

Pleasant Grove Lifestyle and Faith Blog is a monthly Christian blog that caters to adults from all segments of society. Articles cover a broad range of lifestyle and faith-related topics that are relevant, engaging and well written.

Why Write A Guest Post?

  • All authors receive full credit for their contribution, including a backlink to their website.
  • We apply best SEO practices to ensure your work gets noticed.
  • You can reach a new audience, grow your social media following and gain authority/credibility.
  • It's good for your resumé and LinkedIn profile.
  • Writing about your Christian faith is digital evangelism which can reach a global audience for years to come.
  • There are a broad range of topics to write about to suit your interests, passions and knowledge.

We Accept

  • Original content that is not already published anywhere else.
  • Articles that are at least 600 words in length.
  • Well-written, interesting and helpful content.
  • Articles that relate to the Christian faith, and/or topical lifestyle content.

We Don't Accept

  • Content with affiliate links, sponsored material and advertising.
  • Plagiarism.
  • Low quality, inaccurate, offensive or illegal content.
  • Content that conflicts with our values & beliefs.

Favorable Submissions

  • Articles that are easy to read, using short paragraphs, subheadings and bullet points.
  • Lifestyle articles that are not afraid to share the Christian faith where organically applicable.
  • Lifestyle articles that are relevant or of interest to North Carolinians.
  • Articles that include numbered subheadings that relate to the title (i.e. “Top 10 tips for...”, “7 secrets to...”, etc.).
  • "How-to” articles.

Editorial Process (Step by Step)

  1. Complete the form above to express your interest, share topic ideas and confirm a date for publication.
  2. If approved, we encourage you to write your guest post (with consideration to these guidelines), and supply a draft 30 days prior to publication.
  3. Submit your guest post using the form above, in either Word format or Adobe PDF.
  4. We will review your submission and either approve, reject or request amendments.
  5. If approved, your guest post will be published on the designated date. At such time, we encourage you to share links to your contribution on social media, forums, your website, etc.

Terms and Conditions

  • You are authorized to share the article on our website.
  • We reserve the right to reject contributions at our discretion and without explanation or notice.
  • We reserve the right to edit, adapt, expand, remove, update and republish contributions at any time, at our discretion.
  • You can republish an excerpt with a link to the original post, or the full article, only after it is published on our website.
  • You consent to our Repost & Reprint Policy.
  • You can use a pseudonym or withhold your surname from publication, provided you specify your real full name to us during content submission.
  • With the exception of your website, we typically apply a "nofollow" attribution to external links, unless otherwise agreed.
  • All submissions are provided on a voluntary basis, without fee or payment.