Interested in being an SIOR contributor on our blog, SIOR Pulse? We would love to hear from you!

Please fill out this form, review the submission guidelines and view the SIOR Terms of Use, submit your request, and we will get in touch with you shortly.


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Blog Post Categories
Posts should be written for the intended audience of the SIOR global network and the commercial real estate (CRE) industry. The following categories will be used to classify the blog post topics submitted. Please select which category you wish your blog post to fall under. *
 

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Content Submission Guidelines:

Please be sure your blog post submission adheres to these guidelines.Your submission should:

  • Be compelling, unique, and relevant content.
  • Be applicable and appropriate for the SIOR Global Network and/or the CRE industry.
  • Be written in U.S. English.
  • Be approved for SIOR to own the on-going rights to distribute & publish your blog post as SIOR sees fit (with proper credit given to the author).
  • Be approximately 400-800 words.
  • Include a "teaser" or topical introductory paragraph (only the first few sentences will be displayed on the blog home page).
Picture recommendations and graphics are encouraged and must be public domain, or acquirable by SIOR from a major photo service. Please email pictures or picture requests to media@sior.com

Your blog post could be:

  • Pertaining or related to brokerage skills, business practices, technology, marketing, social media, industry trends, international news, market data and trends, transaction case studies, environmental concerns, energy efficiency, and other topics relevant to the SIOR Global community, the CRE industry, and other business professionals.
  • "How to" knowledge or tips related to conducting common business practices or industry tasks.

Your blog post should NOT:

  • Be a self-promotional article just for the sake of encouraging the reader to visit the link in the author’s byline.
  • Be a sales pitch of your web site or product.
  • Be a review of any sort.
  • Contain numerous spelling and grammatical mistakes.
  • Contain specific reference to any private or confidential information including, but not limited, to pending brokerage deals for properties or companies or individuals identified, compensation, fees, or anything else that could conflict with agreements or contracts between such companies, parties or projects.
  • Contain anything that is related gambling or to irrelevant or illegal or explicit subject matter.
  • Contain anything that is not suitable for family audiences, like pornography.
  • Make any effort whatsoever to defame or tarnish any individual, organization or brand.
  • Contain more than 800 words; SIOR reserves the right to edit any submission for content and/or length.
  • Contain any information that is trademarked or copyrighted without proper attribution and written permission from the author.
  • Be reposted or republished anywhere else in any format once you have submitted your post to SIOR without SIOR's prior written content in each such instance.

Effective Blog Writing Tips

  • Have a lead paragraph: entice readers to keep reading with a quick, engaging teaser opening paragraph.
  • Incorporate personal experiences: help readers relate by sharing information that allows them to connect with the author.
  • Use short paragraphs: try sticking to 3-4 sentences
  • Keep sentences short
  • Provide engaging images: (you can submit image requests or send high reoslution images to media@sior.com)
  • Provide links: to help keep it short, provide internal links to other articles and references where they can find out more info.
  • End with a discussion question: encourage comments and discussions by ending the post with a question to your readers.






Content Submission Policies:

  • All requests are subject to review and may take up to 10 days before a response to a submissions is given.
  • A submissions does not guarantee your content will be published. SIOR reserves the right to review and approve or reject any submissions. In addition, SIOR reserves the right to edit submissions for content and/or length for consistency and quality control purposes. Should SIOR's editing substantially alter the overall content of the submission, SIOR will acquire approval from the submitting author before publishing.
  • The author of all blog post submissions is required to monitor, review, and if necessary, respond to any posted comments/queries in the comments section of the blog for at least 30 days after the post is first published. SIOR will not be required or expected to respond to such comments. 
  • Authors will be required to create a free WordPress account to respond to comments. Failure by the author to respond to such comments in a timely manner could result in removal of the post at SIOR's sole discretion, and may further result in the author being restricted from future postings on the SIOR blog(s).
  • All authors will receive appropriate credit for content published and agree to allow SIOR full rights to republish articles in any communications medium they wish (website, magazine, blog, etc.). Please review authoring guidelines for further information on our publishing policies.

Please also review SIOR’s Terms of Use for further information on web guidelines.


By submitting this form and agreeing to SIOR's Blog Post Submission and Content Guidelines as outlined above, you also agree to SIOR's overall web services Terms of Use.
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