Editorial Policy

Please submit your article using the following guidelines:

  1. 1. For inclusion in the magazine, we require two releases (attached) for the first submission, a hi res (300dpi) jpeg head shot submitted as separate attachment when you submit your first editorial. If we have your head shot and releases already, then we do not require them again.
  2. 2. We do not accept any promotional article of any kind. No product or service endorsements, self promotions of any kind.
  3. 3. Editorials should be submitted in a word doc (no pdf’s) in an Ariel type style (16pt title with initial caps and 12pt type in the body)
  4. 4. The deadline for inclusion in the magazine is the first Tuesday of the month for the month after next (ie: the first Tuesday of July for September issue)
  5. 5. Please save your editorial as an attachment with the file named this way: “Your Name The Name of the Article The Month of the Publication that the editorial is being considered for” ie: “Steve Levine What it Takes to Succeed 9-14”
  6. 6. Your name (the author’s name) should be under the title of the article in Ariel italics.
  7. 7. Title and author’s name are to be flush left and not centered with initial caps only.
  8. 8. The title of the article should be initial caps and never all caps.
  9. 9. Please do not indent your paragraphs.
  10. 10. At the conclusion of the article, include simply your name, position, company and contact info (email, phone and website). Any other information will be edited out.
  11. 11. Your editorial should be no more than 600-700 words (including title and contact info).
  12. 12. Accompanying graphs, graphics, photos are all are pending space availability and are normally not used.
  13. 13. Editorials are on a “First Come, First Serve” basis. There is never a guarantee that the article will make that next issue, but our goal is to fit all of the editorial in the magazine.
  14. 14. Some articles will fall under a department “header” and some will not.
  15. 15. Prioritization of editorials follow this way, educational columns from clients, board members and regular columnists first and everything else second.
  16. 16. If you have been published before in our magazine, please make sure that your bio appears exactly as it did in the magazine with a rule separating the bio from the article.
  17. 17. Please email your column to Barbiedavis@gmail.com with a “CC” to steve.levine@sbtmagazine.net