How to Submit a Guest Blog Idea

If you have an idea for a guest post for the Databox blog, please enter it via this  submission form. We will contact you with next steps if we think your article will be a good fit for our blog. 

Databox Guest Post Guidelines

Your submission must be original content not previously published on any other site.

The main goal of your guest post should be educational, not promotional. However, you can include 2-3 links to your website as long as they are contextually relevant to the content.

You must have a free or paid Databox account to be eligible to write for our blog, so that we can ensure you have a minimum understanding of our products and market. We reserve the right to edit your post and add content and links to other pages of our website in your post.

Topics We Cover

  • Using data to improve marketing (or sales or service)
    • Metric-driven ways to solve marketing problems
    • We love new and underutilized tactics
    • Real stories about times when data created a new insight
  • Anything about the tools we integrate with:
    • HubSpot, Google Analytics, Facebook ads, Drift, Wistia, Helpscout, Shopify, etc).
    • Show the products and how they work
    • Talk about the metrics the tools improve.
    • Bonus if you can share real stories of the results you’ve generated

Types of Posts We Like

  • “How To” posts
  • Stories that dig into one specific example
  • List posts
  • How your agency executes services

Each Post Should Include…

  1. Title and Subtitle
  2. An introduction
  3. Images/Screenshots where necessary
  4. Databoard that shows a way that you can measure the particular KPI using a current Databox connector. List found here.
    1. Preferably, make it a Public Template so others can reuse it easily.
    2. Include a screenshot, and we will format it properly
  1. A Conclusion
  2. At least 1000 words

Style Guide for Submission

  • Create a Google Doc and  share it with [email protected]
  • Be prepared for some light editing from the editor

Section Titles should be “Heading 3”, and should be actionable (eg. “Use actionable headers so your readers can skim if needed.”)

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