Would you like to see your guest post here? Are you a business, a blogger, a product reviewer, or simply someone with a compelling story to share? We at shop.disabilityhorizons.com are always on the lookout for fresh, engaging content that resonates with our audience. Whether you’re well-versed in the world of disability services, have insights into product design for disabled people, or want to share your personal experiences and perspectives, we welcome your contributions.
What type of disability-focussed guest posts are we interested in?
Here are some ideas for the type of posts we think would be interesting and useful to our readers and customers:
|Innovations in products specifically designed for disabled people.
|Services that cater uniquely to the needs of disabled individuals.
|Stories of disabled entrepreneurs and their journey in business.
|Innovations by relatives of disabled people, addressing unmet needs.
|Business and Media
|The role and influence of disabled people in business and media.
|Useful tips, resources, and advice for disabled individuals and their families.
Community Insights and Experiences
We would also like to publish the following types of stories:
- Disability Life Hacks
- Personal tips for overcoming daily challenges.
- Sharing effective and creative solutions.
- Product Reviews and Alternative Uses
- Reviews of helpful products by disabled users.
- Innovative uses of products for disability-related problems.
Engaging Topics about Accessibility
This type of post can provide valuable insights for our readers, focusing on innovation, personal experiences, and practical solutions in the disabled community.
- Mobility Enhancements: Posts on innovations in mobility aids and their impact on users.
- Accessible Gardening: Tips and tricks for gardening accessible to people with various disabilities.
- Tech for Independence: Reviews of assistive technology aiding independence in daily tasks.
- Kitchen Accessibility: Ideas for making cooking and kitchen tasks easier for those with disabilities.
- Fitness and Disability: Sharing fitness routines or equipment adapted for different abilities.
- Travel Experiences: Personal travel stories, focusing on accessibility and ease of travel for disabled individuals.
Articles that show E-E-A-T
All our articles are written for our readers, but to reach the widest readership possible we observe good practice and google guidelines. Google likes posts to show E-E-A-T.
E-E-A-T stands for Expertise, Experience, Authoritativeness, and Trustworthiness, which are key factors for evaluating the quality and reliability of content, especially in sensitive fields like disability.
Expertise refers to the depth of knowledge and skills in a particular area; for a disability-related blog, this could be a medical professional’s understanding of disability healthcare for example.
Experience is about practical involvement or observation over time; an example is a carer’s firsthand experience in supporting people with disabilities, or a disabled person’s own lived experience.
Authoritativeness reflects the level of recognition as a source of reliable information, like a renowned disability rights advocate.
Trustworthiness encompasses the accuracy, transparency, and honesty of the content, crucial for a disability blog to build credibility and provide safe, reliable advice to its readers.
For example, if you were a business and wanted to submit a post about different types of wheelchairs and how to choose one, we would like to see the following information in the article:
These are just guidelines, please don’t let them deter you from writing a post for us, our team will edit and help to create a perfect post that tells your story.
- Content Relevance: Your post should be relevant to disabled people, their families and colleagues, focusing on practical advice, innovative solutions, or informative stories without resorting to clichés.
- Originality: We only accept original content that hasn’t been published elsewhere.
- Length and Format: Aim for 500-1000 words, but much longer if you wish! Structured with clear headings and short paragraphs for easy reading.
- Inclusive Language: Use respectful and inclusive language. It seems most people in the UK prefer ‘disabled people’ rather than “people with disabilities” but in the US it is the other way around! It’s really up to you. But don’t get hung up about it, we will guide you. We know it’s tough to please everyone who reads an article.
- Accessibility: Ensure your content is accessible, with descriptive alt text for images and a screen reader-friendly layout.
- Promotional Content: If you’re promoting a product or service, it should add value to our readers and you may be charged an advertising fee, please email to discuss.
If you’re ready to share your insights and stories with a vibrant and diverse community, please contact us. We’re excited to hear from you and potentially feature your work on our platform!
Some general guest posting tips:
Maximizing Your Reach: Crafting Effective Guest Posts for Disability-Focused Audiences
|Tailor content for disabled people and those interested in disability products and services
|Respectful, practical, avoiding stereotypes or pity, no inspiration p*rn!
|Use relevant keywords, maintain readability, include subheadings, and tables, embolden key points
|H2 headers. Simple short sentences. Engaging introduction, informative body, concise conclusion
Understanding Your Audience: Tips for Guest Bloggers
Engaging with the community at shop.disabilityhorizons.com requires a nuanced understanding of the needs and interests of disabled people. As a guest blogger, it’s essential to approach your topic with respect and practicality. Here are some guidelines to help you connect effectively:
- Research and Relevance: Understand the current trends and topics in the disability community. Ensure your post adds value and is relevant to the audience’s interests.
- Language Matters: Use inclusive language. Refer to ‘disabled people’ and ‘older people’, avoiding terms that might be perceived as patronising or pity-inducing.
- Diverse Perspectives: Incorporate a range of viewpoints, reflecting the varied experiences within the disability community.
Crafting Your Guest Post: Structure and Content
A well-structured post can greatly enhance reader engagement. Here’s a guide to crafting your article:
- Engaging Title: Capture attention with a compelling headline that instantly tells the reader what the post is about.
- Introduction: Start with a brief overview of your topic, establishing its relevance to the audience. Who you are, why you have experience and knowledge.
- Informative Body:
- Use subheadings to break down the content.
- Include practical tips, personal experiences, or expert insights.
- Ensure the content is factually accurate and respectful.
- Use bullet points and tables
- Images and visualised data where possible
- Conclusion: Summarize the key points and encourage reader interaction.
SEO Optimization: Boosting Your Post’s Visibility
To ensure your guest post reaches a wider audience, implement these SEO strategies:
- Readability: Aim for a Flesch Reading Ease score between 60-70. Use short sentences and paragraphs. Keep language direct and simple.
- Meta Description: Craft a concise summary (less than 160 characters) that is engaging