GUEST BLOGGER AGREEMENT

On rindx.com, we strive to provide our readers with small business advice, technology updates, entrepreneurship guides and life style tips.

If you can write list-based articles or clever life hacks that are inspirational, encouraging and thought-provoking enough to challenge us all to become better people, we will consider your articles.

If you have a guest post that is not included in this list but you feel would be a good fit for our blog, please submit your ideas as all relevant topics are welcome!

All Guest Posts must comply with the following criteria:

1. Guest Posts must be your own original work that has not been published on any other website,

forum, chat or social media network.

2. Plagiarism or copyright infringement is not permitted.

3. When quoting others, please make sure to properly cite your source.

4. Posts will acknowledge your authorship, but will be the property of RINDX.COM.

5. Once the post has been submitted to RINDX.COM you may not publish it anywhere online, in part or in whole, including your own website or blog.

6. If we use your guest post, you may promote it on your own website, Facebook, Twitter or other

social media forums. Promoting does not mean you post the entire article on these forums. You

may include a link to your guest post and a short sentence or two explaining what the article is

about.

7. Submissions should be kept between 400 – 1500 words. Longer posts are allowed if it is

necessary and relevant, but the final length of the article is decided by RINDX.COM.

8. Affiliate links shall not be included in guest post submissions.

9. RINDX.COM reserves the right to add its own affiliate links where appropriate.

10. Guest Post writers will receive writing credit as author of their post at the beginning of the

article.

11. Guest Post writers may submit a short bio statement (no more than 50 words) that may or may

not be used at the beginning of the article.

12. Guest Post writers will be allowed to have one link to their website within the author

acknowledgement. This may not be an affiliate link or point to an affiliate site. If the writer does

not have a website, one link will be provided to either Facebook or Twitter. If there is not an

appropriate profile for linking, only a name will be provided. RINDX.COM reserves the right to remove the author acknowledgement link within RINDX.COM’s sole discretion.

13. Guest Post writers may provide a photo that may or may not be used.

14. A separate bio page for Guest Post writers will not be created.

15. We do not pay for submissions. If you decide to submit a post to our site, you do so with the

knowledge that you shall not be entitled to any compensation for writing the post or for any

other compensation related to the post.

16. RINDX.COM welcomes images and/or video to accompany your guest post as long as they meet the following requirements:

a. The Guest Post writer must be the copyright holder of the image/video OR the

image/video must be licensed under an appropriate creative commons license or in the

public domain. Proof must be submitted along with any image/video showing that it

does not infringe on copyright laws.

b. RINDX.COM reserves the right to change/edit the image/video if necessary.

c. If people are included in the image/video, then the Guest Post writer must provide a

written release allowing use of likeness.

d. Video/image submissions must be relevant to the post.

e. RINDX.COM reserves the right to deny or remove any image/video it deems inappropriate or

contrary to the values of the RINDX.COM brand.

17. RINDX.COM will share and promote the Guest Post on a variety of social media networks, but does not guarantee any particular site or audience reach.

18. Links to any third-party site must be relevant to the topic and approved by RINDX.COM.

19. All search engine optimization (“SEO”) information, such as anchor text or alt tags, will be

reviewed and subject to inclusion at the discretion of RINDX.COM.

20. Excessive links or links that appear to be affiliated or spam related will be removed at the

discretion of RINDX.COM.

21. All Guest Posts are reviewed and approved by RINDX.COM prior to posting.

22. RINDX.COM reserves the right to edit Guest Posts where necessary.

23. RINDX.COM reserves the right to refuse publication of remove a Guest post without prior notice to the Guest Post writer.

24. By providing a Guest Post to RINDX.COM, you agree that you are in no way becoming a part of the website or company, nor shall you hold yourself out to be a member of the RINDX.COM website or company.

25. If a Guest Post submission is inappropriate or needs improvements, a RINDX.COM representative will let you know and offer suggestions so that it may be published at a later time. RINDX.COM will review your submissions in a timely manner. RINDX.COM reserves the right to refuse publication of any Guest Post.

By submitting a Guest Post to RINDX.COM, you agree than you have read and understand this agreement and agree to be bound by it.

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