Submit an article

blog ipadThe Prowess blog attracts over 20,000 readers each month and many more views and shares on social media. Our readers really appreciate inspiration, shared experience and the chance to learn more about starting or growing their business.

Charter members are welcome to submit up to one article each month.

To submit your article, simply use the form below.

But first, here is a re-cap of our guidelines.

Article guidelines

Relevance. The post needs to be in some way relevant to women who are starting, growing or managing businesses. Approaches can include: tips, advice, information, shared experience, analysis, comment etc.  You could also check-out our editorial calendar for ideas about the key themes we’ll be looking at in the coming months. We also welcome ‘stories’ and case studies of ‘real’ women in business – see here for more details.

Readability. Use plain English. Reading it out loud helps, write as you speak. Short sentences, bullet points and lists all make articles easier to read and scan.

Your blog post should be original and unique. It must not have been already published elsewhere. You may re-post articles on your own website a few weeks after publishing but you MUST say it was previously published on Prowess and link to the original article on Prowess.

Reasonable length – minimum of 400 words, max around 1200 words. We also welcome Videos or video blogs. Those just need a short introduction. (Please include the video code in your text below.)

Links URL links to high-quality sources of information you mention in the article are welcome. We will provide an author credit with a link to your website. The form accepts text only so please write out links in brackets next to where you want them.

No overt commercial plugs.  A good quality article that’s really useful is a better plug for your services than an outright advert. By all means, do write about your area of expertise, just don’t use it to bang on about your own services or product – that’s an advert not a blog post. It’s a fine line, but aim to keep it subtle! Your profile and business will be promoted at the end of your article.

We rarely have to reject members’ articles and we will give you detailed feedback if necessary on what needs to be done to ensure your article meets those guidelines.

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