The following guidelines govern submission of articles for publication on StrategyDriven websites and/or newsletters. These guidelines are intended to be flexible as we want to work with our expert and guest contributors to make sure their submissions are valuable to them and our community. For the purpose of these guidelines, StrategyDriven refers to all media assets of StrategyDriven Enterprises, LLC including but not limited to StrategyDriven websites, the StrategyDriven Insights and Executive Briefing newsletters, and all associated content.
Content and Length
Content should provide executives and managers useful information related to strategic business planning, tactical execution, or management and leadership practices.
- Principles-based – Articles should be based on sound planning, execution, or management and leadership principles. Preference will be given to how-to articles including real-world examples and experiences supporting the principles presented. We do not accept press releases or overtly promotional material.
- Original Content – Submitted articles must be original works by the contributing author. Articles published by StrategyDriven should not to be published elsewhere. Authors are encouraged publish teasers on their websites, newsletters, social media, etcetera with a link to the complete article. However, the bulk of the article must be content exclusively published by StrategyDriven.
- High Quality – Submitted articles must be grammatically correct and free of spelling errors.
- Length – Articles should be 300 – 700 words in length.
Authors retain the copyrights for all original submissions. Contributors grant StrategyDriven the irrevocable rights to publish, in perpetuity, any submitted material for reading, download, or other use by any consumer of the StrategyDriven media asset. The author certifies to StrategyDriven that their submission is original and that they have not violated any copyrights.
StrategyDriven’s editorial staff reserves the right to edit for length, clarity, and/or readability any article submitted for publication. Our editorial staff will make the final decision on when any article will be published.
Recognition and Promotional Opportunity
Authors will receive recognition and promotion via a 2 – 3 sentence ‘About the Author’ section at the end of their contributed article. This section may include a 75 x 96 px headshot photo of the author and 1 – 2 hyperlinks to the author’s biography, and business, or book website.
Submission of a guest author article does not guarantee publication.