Contribute an article or become a  The Best of Reggae columnist .

  • Do you have a love for Reggae Music?
  • Are you looking to share your insight about one or all of Reggae genres ( Roots, Ska, Rocksteady, Mainstream, Dub or Dancehall..)
    and gain exposure?
  • Do you feel you can educate others on new reggae artists, festivals and the reggae scene, if that is the history, art or new music downloads or CD’s?

We are always on the lookout for inspired writers who enjoy reggae music.

Benefits of contributing to The Best of Reggae

  • Your articles will receive broad exposure, promoted to more than 31,000 friends who enjoy the reggae scene on Twitter, Facebook,  Google+, Stumbleupon and LinkedIn combined. The Best of Reggae receives more than 24,000 page views per month.
  • The Best or Reggae community is highly responsive through comments on the site and the social networking pages, creating a rewarding experience all around.
  • We encourage writers to submit a bio with a photo with themselves. Most contributors and artist note that featuring their writing on The Best of Reggae increases traffic to their website. Having exposure turns into revenue by selling more concert tickets, music downloads and CDs.

 

Writing Guidelines for The Best of Reggae —> It is About Quality

If you would like to submit an article to be published onto The Best of Reggae follow the instructions below for consideration.  Only articles that meet these criteria will be considered for publishing.

  • IMPORTANT – All articles submitted must include original content and may not contain text previously published word for word elsewhere online. In other words, original content means that your article may not have been published anywhere, including your own blog, or musicians website and does not verbatim incorporate any sections taken from previously published articles anywhere on the web. Any form of duplicate content  will not be tolerated. For this reason The Best of Reggae does not publish press releases.
  • The article must contain useful relevant content to engage the readers of The Best of Reggae. Material readers will find useful include Reggae concerts, artists and festivals
  • The article must be written in English, between 600 to 2700 words, grammatically correct, and well-written.
  • The article must not include affiliate links or shorten links.
  • Reserve self promotion to your bio unless the article focus is on a reggae artist or reggae event
  • The article may include one direct link to your website in the last paragraph or the brief author’s bio; which will be published at the end of the article. Please note that links in the articles and bios may be subject to deletion or made to be a  nofollow link with our discretion and under the following circumstances:
    – Too many links within the article
    – Links which are not following Google guidelines
    – Affiliate links
    – Shortened links
    – Links that are not appropriate to the subject matters.

Currently we are giving special consideration to articles written about the following topics / artists:

  • Sizzla Kalonji
  • Nyabinghi Drums
  • Ronnie Davis
  • Robbie Shakespeare
  • Rebelution Discography
  • Max Priest
  • Mutabaruka
  • Garnett Silk
  • Fabian Marley
  • Toots Hibbert
  • Top Female Reggae
  • Max Romeo
  • Sanchez
  • Andrew Tosh
  • Eek-A-Mouse
  • Jimmy Cliff
  • Croatian Reggae
  • Contemporary Female Reggae Artists
  • Dancehall Songs by Female Artist in the 90’s

To discuss article ideas or becoming a columnist please email
Joanna Jana Laznicka publishingeditor@gmail.com 

How to Submit Your Articles

  • Send your article in Microsoft Word Document to publishingeditor@gmail.com
  • If this is your first time submitting an article to The Best of Reggae include a bio, 60 words or less, at the bottom of the post and a photo of yourself as an attachment.
  • Send all images as a jpeg email attachment.

We will do our best to respond to everyone who submits an article. Please take note that it may take up to two weeks to receive an initial response. Articles may be sent back with questions/comments to expand on parts, and we may edit/change the title or content before publishing on The Best of Reggae

Updated 8/18/2013 – This page/ writers guidelines are subject to change at anytime.