Thank you for your interest in submitting a guest post on Frugal Minimalist Kitchen!

I’ve outlined my expectations and guidelines for you to follow so we both have a good experience.

Article Guidelines

  • All writing must be original submission and may not be published anywhere else (I will be checking)
  • Length: 1000-2000 words
  • Must be a complete/standalone article (cannot start a story then make reader go to your website to read the ending)
  • It should be ready to post and not require any grammar, spelling, or editing for clarity/tone from me.
  • Keep the formatting simple. I will be formatting it to match my blog and if it requires a lot of reformatting, it won’t be accepted.
  • Don’t worry about photos, unless you took your own and give me permission to use them in the post and for Pinterest pins. Otherwise I will add photos as I see fit to ensure that I have full copywrite compliance
  • Tone: conversational
  • Link to credible sources for any stats or facts you state

Topics:

Please read the information on the page About Frugal Minimalist Kitchen to get a sense of what I do and what my readers are looking for.

My readers are mostly North American women aged 25-50 who are interested in:

  • minimalism
  • saving money
  • cooking
  • organizing
  • decluttering
  • simple living
  • intentional living
  • and similar topics

Accepted topics include:

  • how to save money, time, stress, or simplify or declutter in the kitchen, while grocery shopping, or similar.
  • personal story about minimalism/frugality/simplifying your life/decluttering
  • frugal/minimalist kitchen tours (high quality original photos required)
  • simple DIY tutorials. (high quality original photos required) Examples:
    • DIY kitchen storage solutions

Do not talk about:

  • dieting/diets
  • weight loss/calories
  • religion
  • politics
  • gambling
  • guns
  • or other such topics

If it does not meet those criteria the article submission will be declined.

I reserve the right to edit the post for formatting, SEO, add my own affiliate links, or otherwise as I feel fits the needs of my readers.

Article submission guidelines:

Step 1:

Read all the information on this page and make sure you follow the instructions. This is important to set you apart from the numerous spammy guest post submission requests I get.

Step 2:

Send an email to bri (at) frugalminimalistkitchen (dot) com using subject line: Hufflepuff Submission.

This is so I know you read the guidelines (If we have already been in contact and discussed a guest post, you don’t need to use this subject line. I just want to easily be able to filter out unsolicited guest posts!)

Include the following in your email:

  • address the email to me (Bri)
  • introduce yourself
    • your name and credentials (if relevant)
    • a bit about your site and how it’s relevant to my readers
    • your website link
  • topic ideas with a short description (include main takeaway or a few points about what you’re going to say in the article so I know whether it matches my audience or not)

Step 3:

Wait for approval. If you follow the guidelines, you shouldn’t have any issues.

I will let you know if I’m interested in publishing your article.

If you don’t hear back from me within 2 weeks, you can assume I’m not interested in your article. Please do not send follow up emails. I cannot provide feedback on submissions that don’t meet the cut. If you’re still interested in doing a guest post, please review the guidelines more carefully and resubmit your application.

Step 4:

Once approved, submit the article and include the following:

  • fully finished article that is 100% original
  • format: word, google doc. No veiled or cloaked links
  • short bio with a link to your homepage

Guest Post Terms:

  • Guest posting is unpaid.
  • You will get up to 2 dofollow backlinks to your blog (DA mid 30s). 1 to your homepage, in your bio, and another to a non-competing article of your choice.
  • The anchor text of the links may not be keywords in the article.
  • You agree to share the post on your social media channels, including Pinterest and your email list.
  • I will not accept press releases, sales posts, articles designed to sell your product or service or one you’re affiliated with.
  • If you wish to pay me to submit an article (sponsor a post), it must follow all criteria listed here and will include only nofollow links as per Google’s Terms of Service.
  • After you submit your article and I’ve responded back letting you know it’s approved, the article becomes my property

Thank you for your interest in writing for Frugal Minimalist Kitchen! I look forward to working with you!