How I Got On Huffington Post: 5 Bloggers Tell All

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For many bloggers, having your work published on The Huffington Post, is at the top of your aspirational list.  I know this isn’t the dream of all bloggers, but from the response received when I asked readers ‘What site do you MOST want to be published on?“, I know that there are a lot of you out there who are anxious to learn more about how you can become a HuffPost blogger.

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Many have submitted repeatedly via the famous HuffPost blog pitch form, only to hear a whole lot of nothing.  Don’t despair completely, there ARE people who have used the form AND gotten published.  They are real, because I have talked to a few of them!  That said, there are MANY other ways of getting onto The Huffington Post as well, and I have rounded up 5 bloggers to share their stories about taming the mythical beast, so we can all attempt to copy, or at least live vicariously through them.

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When Huffington Post Comes To You

Kim Bongiorno, blogging at Let Me Start By Saying

 

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How did you first get published on The Huffington Post: 

In 2012, I wrote a post on my blog about how I am a Jedi Mom, and the HuffPost Parents team reached out to ask me whether I’d like to blog for them. I had noticed that they followed me on Twitter, but had no idea they were reading my blog. It was so exciting to get that email from them! The Jedi Mom article was my first post as a Huffington Post Blogger. 

Did you have submissions rejected before getting accepted? 

About 6-9 months before I was approached by them, I had submitted a parenting humor pitch through their online system. I can’t even recall what it was, but it definitely wasn’t accepted.  Once I got my blogging credentials, everything I submitted from that point on was accepted.

How have you benefitted from being published on HuffPost?

The Huffington Post has such a wide reach, and the team I’ve worked with has really made an effort to direct traffic from their site, Twitter, and Facebook, to my own blog and social media outlets. People seem to listen to their recommendations, which is awesome! I have seen my audience grow in direct correlation to their publication and sharing of my work on their website, as well as from making their Tweets of the Week lists. It’s also very cool to get an email from HuffPost Parents with the day’s headlining stories, and see my own name up there at the top–they make sure the bloggers’ names get out there in any way possible. 

Any other notes about your experience with HuffPost as a featured blogger or tips for bloggers trying to get work published there?

I always publish pieces I’ve already put on my blog, ones I see resonating with the parenting audience, and often have a dialogue with the team at HuffPost Parents on what they think will be the right fit. I’d rather put up one piece a month and make sure it is something people will read, than just throw stuff up over and over again hoping for a hit. Working with them helps me make better decisions about what will get people reading my work.  They are usually right!

Once a piece is live, I try to show people who like my post, that I appreciate it by “Liking” their comments and shares on social media, or thanking them for their comments on the website, itself. There’s a lot of material out there to choose from, and I want to let those who take the time to read and share mine know that it is always appreciated.

Favorite Piece you’ve had published on Huffington Post

A Message From My Beloved Children Who Insist Their Lives Are Really Really Hard

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“I emailed Arianna Huffington”

Sarah Rudell Beach, blogging at Left Brain Buddha

 

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How did you first get published on The Huffington Post? 

I read a post by Arianna Huffington on the Third Metric page of HuffPost, and she said if people had stories that fit with the mission of the Third Metric, they should contact her. I emailed her a link to a recent post I had written about mindful parenting, and she responded to me within a few hours to connect me with an editor, who set me up with a HuffPost blogging account.

 

Did you have submissions rejected before getting accepted? 

I submitted many posts via the online submission form, as well as emailing individual section editors. I never received a response until i emailed Ms. Huffington.

How have you benefitted from being published on HuffPost?

I have gotten a lot of traffic from Huffington Post, as well as new social media followers and blog subscribers. It has allowed me to reach a larger audience. When I submit posts to HuffPost, I always include my social media links at the end of the post. I also include at least a few links to articles on my blog in each HP piece, and I get a number of hits each day from these links, often long after the piece was published on HP.

Any other notes about your experience with HuffPost as a featured blogger or tips for bloggers trying to get work published there?

HuffPost generally prefers pieces under 1000 words, although they will publish longer articles. I’ve noticed that a lot of the pieces that get featured and promoted heavily, are often in list form (“10 Ways to….”) or have headlines that draw you in (“What you didn’t know you’re doing wrong about….”). At BlogHer this year, Arianna Huffington asked bloggers to email their pieces to her. She was particularly interested in stories about how you MAKE LIFE WORK, how you balance work and family and self and everything else.

Favorite Piece you’ve had published on Huffington Post

What Dead Poets Society Taught Me About Being A Teacher

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 Go Viral – Get Noticed

Melissa Fenton, blogging at 4boysmother

 

Melissa Fenton

How did you first get published on The Huffington Post? 

I first got published on HP back in June. I had never sent any of my writing anywhere, and had never wanted to be cross published, etc. I wrote on my little blog, or posted my writing on my personal Facebook page. I have had friends tell me for years to write for a bigger audience, but I had never pursued it.  That all changed when I wrote a short little piece titled “10 Ways To Give Your Kids An Honest-to-Goodness 1970s Summer“.  I shared it with my usual collection of Facebook friends, and for the first time I sent it off to a website. It was sent to the  site Mommy Page.  Within a week, the article had a life of its own. It was shared over 500k times on the mommy page, and via Facebook friends.  I opened my email one morning and it was from an editor at the Huffington Post. They want to put the article on their site. I was given a HuffPo blogger account, and the rest is history. I was hesitant at first. I felt that it would be the beginning of my ‘outing’ and I wasn’t sure I was ready for that. After thinking about it for a few days, I agreed, and HuffPo ran the piece. Several other sites also ran it including: Scary Mommy, Bon Bon Break, Redbook, Empowering Parents, and several others. I could no longer keep up with who was running it.

How have you benefitted from being published on HuffPost?

I have since had three more pieces published (some in 2 languages) on HuffPost Parents, as well as a cookbook review I wrote that they put on HuffPo Taste.  I have not benefited monetarily, as HP contributors are not compensated. I have, however, had my name get out there. I created a Facebook page just for my writing, and within just a few weeks have almost 2,000 followers. I joined Twitter (something I never thought I would do) and now have 500 followers there.  For me, the experience was both great and a bit scary at times. Part of what makes it great is I feel I can write for more sections than just the parenting blogs. I have experience in writing book reviews, technology reviews, and senior citizen learning theories. I feel that with HuffPo I can develop a diverse wiring portfolio.  The part that was scary was having my writing open to a very large audience of criticism for the first time. Very large!  I was not prepared for the hundreds and hundreds of rude and argumentative comments that were written about me and my essays.

Any other notes about your experience with HuffPost as a featured blogger or tips for bloggers trying to get work published there?

I have had no problems working with Huffington Post editors, or going through the process of submitting my writing. I would encourage other writers to continue to submit their work across many different aggregate websites, not just HuffPo.  If they write a piece that happens to go viral, HuffPo may find them!

Favorite Piece you’ve had published on Huffington Post

You Won’t Believe How Fast It Goes By Now

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Fast Track With BlogU

Audrey Hayworth, blogging at Mischief & Shenanigans/Lifestyles of the Insane & Delusional

 

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How did you first get published on The Huffington Post? 

I wrote a blog post on my blog about an experience I had buying school supplies, specifically EXPO markers, named EXPO Markers and the Reasons you Need to buy the Larger Packs of Them.  Within 72 hours of posting it to my blog, it had been viewed over 1 million times, and shared 328,000 times on Facebook. I submitted it to Huffington Post, but didn’t hear anything.  I had recently been to a blogging conference, BlogU, and met Jenn Mann of People I Want to Punch in the Throat.  After the post went viral, I asked her for advice, since I was paralyzed and didn’t know what to do next!  Her advice was to resubmit, telling them that the blog had gone viral, and also to submit it to an editors’ personal email (who I also had met at BlogU!–seriously amazing).  It was accepted, slightly edited, and it ran the next day.

Did you have submissions rejected before getting accepted? 

Yes!  I was very discouraged, actually.  I had written another post about how I am judged a lot about how my husband and I parent our two autistic children.  It was really well received, and I thought it would have been perfect, but I never heard anything back.  I just kept trying, and who would have thought that a story about school supplies would go viral?

How have you benefitted from being published on HuffPost?

Traffic to my blog increased and it will hopefully open other doors for writing.  I wrote a fiction book that I am trying to get published, and I am hoping this will help me in my journey.  It was also a very positive experience and I have been learning a lot about how these things work.  I mainly started the blog to document the funny things my kids do and to build a reader base for future books.  Now, I view the blog as integral to any writing I will do in the future–everything we do professionally can usually be linked to some form of social media.  The editor I worked with (a big shout out to Emma/not sure I should give her last name–she rocks!) was soooo helpful and patient,  which was great, because I had absolutely no clue whatsoever at doing this and anxiety took over.  I am also currently doing my first giveaway, which is a really fun experience.

Any other notes about your experience with HuffPost as a featured blogger or tips for bloggers trying to get work published there?

Keep trying! And trying some more!  The best piece of advice I was given about it, was that they like things that are relevant.  I wish I could remember who told me that (to give credit to them), but that was helpful.  School supplies were on everyone’s mind with the beginning of school and it really struck a nerve in some people. It was really discouraging to not get noticed at first, but I’m really glad I tried again! 

Favorite Piece you’ve had published on Huffington Post

The Price I’ll Gladly Pay For My Kids’ Education

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Met Arianna at BlogHer ’14

Leah Vidal, blogging at Little Miss Wordy

 

Leah Vidal

How did you first get published on The Huffington Post? 

I had the pleasure of meeting Arianna Huffington at BlogHer ’14 during her book signing. I actually handed her my card and briefly pitched my book, Red Circle Days. I don’t know if I was feeling empowered by all the inspiration at the conference that weekend, but I know if I had a copy of my book I would have asked if she wanted me to sign one for her too. I actually walked away asking myself, “Who Am I?”

After the conference, still riding the high of being in an environment of inspiration and confidence boosts around every corner that were still coursing through my veins I sent an email…DIRECTLY to Arianna Huffington!

Again, “Who Am I?”
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I told her how much I enjoyed meeting her and how inspired I was by her words both in person and in her book, Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom, and Wonder. I also included a timely back to school piece I had written and told her I would be honored to have it featured. A couple of days later, SHE RESPONDED, said the piece was perfect for HuffPost Parents, and put her Senior Editor in touch with me. Within hours I was set up as new HuffPost contributor!

Did you have submissions rejected before getting accepted? 

I had submitted a couple of pieces via the standard submission form in the past, and if the sound of crickets is a rejection (and in my book it is) then yes, they were rejected with a capital “R.”

How have you benefitted from being published on HuffPost?

I appreciate the exposure I’ve gotten from the pieces I’ve had featured. I have gained followers on my blog as well as various social media channels People who may have never heard of you, are suddenly paying attention. I was approached by Beyond Your Blog and I’m sure I wasn’t on that radar prior to being featured in HuffPost. The biggest benefit though, is the sense of validation it has given me as a writer. As writers, we all have our bucket lists, and Huffington Post is one item I was able to cross off with a great sense of satisfaction. 

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Any other notes about your experience with HuffPost as a featured blogger or tips for bloggers trying to get work published there?

Other than the usual advice to keep trying and not get discouraged, I would say to find other avenues to share your work. Follow some of the editors on Twitter and tag them with a really great post of yours. Pay attention to the types of articles they are sharing in the section you wish to be featured in so you are submitting something in alignment with their preferences. 

Favorite Piece you’ve had published on Huffington Post

A Message To My Children On Their First Day Of School

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78 Comments on “How I Got On Huffington Post: 5 Bloggers Tell All”

  1. This is really valuable information and I commend the writers above for sharing their experiences and insights with regard to this topic. Not everyone can be so generous with information. I’ve tried asking around numerous times before but either have gotten no response, or have gotten indirect / very vague information. I was beginning to feel like there was some secret society behind it! THANK YOU again, Susan! You’re amazing for being able to put this all together and for sharing!! This is really what a leader is all about! 🙂

  2. What a great post and series of interviews. I’ve never attempted to be published on Huff Post, but I’d love to. Time to form a plan of action 🙂

  3. I had never considered trying to get published by Huff Post. I love hearing the stories of bloggers contacting Arianna Huffington directly, and her actually taking the time to read the emails and the linked posts. That is wonderful. As a result of this article, I read a couple of the blog posts and have followed one of the blogs on Facebook.

  4. I sort of have an unpopular opinion on this. Unless you’re one of the handful that HuffPost features or includes in tweets and FB updates, I’m not convinced that it makes sense to give them material for free. Even if it’s material from our own blogs, it means Huff gets the SEO instead of us. Earning a few more followers here and there doesn’t feel worth it in my opinion. (That’s been my experience at least, so I stopped submitting.) Just wanted to represent another view.

  5. Hello, thank you for sharing these interviews. These are some real stories with real people, so it’s easy to relate to how they have made it to be published by HuffPost. I like the exposure that one gets from being published there and for being noticed, but I agree that if you are a syndicated writer you should be compensated for your work. I guess in that respect I agree with Nina’s response.

  6. This post is excellent. I just started writing my blog in January and, like one of the featured bloggers, do it primarily for myself and a small group of friends and family. Before today, I hadn’t really considered what might be involved in gaining a (much) wider audience. Thanks for the information and inspiration!

  7. Excellent post. But I can’t help noticing that no one mentioned how incredibly nasty commenters can be on HuffPost. I don’t know that I’d want to hear from the army of trolls that thinks it’s amusing to attack people.

    1. Hi Linda! I’ve had very terrible comments made about me because of things I’ve had published on HuffPo, and sometimes those trolls carried on over to my blog, send me direct hate mail, etc. I happen to have thick skin, and typically ignore the ones that are clearly anger-based, trollish, or simply done to get a rise out of the writer. My dream has long been to be a professional writer, which means exposure to the public opinion. I get it. This is the bad that comes with the good of being able to live my dream.
      On the flip side, I’ve had people send me private messages that mean so, so much to me. Ones from individuals who heard my message because of the larger platform HuffPo gave me, and it in some way has affected them in a positive way. Those are the salve to any wound some nasty public comment could ever give.

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  9. It is really interesting to read about all the different ways people have ended up on HuffPo. I’m trying to figure out if that is something i want to aspire to. On the one hand, it’s great exposure. On the other hand, I think it opens the door for the trolls out there who I seem to have thankfully avoided for now! But great post, thanks for sharing.

  10. Hi Susan! Found you through the Girl on the Move linkup and I’m so glad.

    I hadn’t given serious thought to getting published on HuffPost (though I realize it’s always been in the back of my mind), but this post makes it seem like something actually within my grasp. I think I have a new goal to reach toward. Thanks for this!

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  12. The last couple of nights I was inspired to write a couple of pieces for ‘In The Powder Room’. It got late and I was tired, but when ‘ya gotta write, ya gotta write’. No matter how many times I re-read my stuff and edit it, I always see things I want to change after its published or submitted. Fortunately, the site made it easy to withdraw the piece and resubmit, but I still felt a little silly when they asked for a reason for the withdrawal and I had to say, ‘Many interruptions by a dog and a turkey-cooking son’. It was the truth, but it was also avoidable just by waiting until the next day. These are good tips- thanks!

    1. Awesome Gigi – good luck! Did you listen to my podcast interview with Leslie Marinelli of In The Powder Room? She gives a lot of great tips for submitting. Cheers!

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  14. This is super encouraging to see that others have submitted to their online system and got no response. I guess my next question though is how do you directly email the editors? I can’t find direct emails anywhere! 🙁

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  16. It’s great to hear your stories! I’ve just started blogging for Huffpo and had the two posts I submitted – happily published. Looking forward to reading yours!

  17. This was such an interesting read. I’ve seen a few friends of mine published on The Huffington Post, but I never fully understood why it was such a big deal. I live in Holland, so that could be a reason haha 🙂 It’s such a wonderful thing to get more recognition for your writing and reading the various ways how these ladies did it, is awesome.

    Thanks for sharing this!

  18. I keep getting a “form cannot be displayed” error message when I click the Huff Post blog pitch link on their contact page.
    I used the form successfully (or at least filled it out….never heard anything back) a few months ago.
    Anyone else encountered this?

    1. The form has been down since before Christmas. I have reached out to them, but no response. Hopefully they will update or change it soon.

  19. Ive been featured on HuffPost Divorce twice – both pieces were submitted by DivorcedMoms.com. I was mostly pleased with the response – although I certainly get the not wanting to read the comments. This was very insightful – thank you!

  20. Thanks so much for sharing this article and everyone’s experiences! I have to admit a little bit of frustration since I can’t seem to navigate their site very well, there seem to be a lot of pages that go nowhere. When I click on submissions it tell me the page no longer exists! I am, however, determined to get Style On The Side featured so here’s to trying again!

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    1. Yep – the link has been down for a few weeks. I am hoping they get it back up and running now that the holiday are over. I have emailed a few people, but no word yet. You could try sending an email thought the only specific department I have is: beautytips@huffingtonpost.com – you could always track down an editor by name on social media or email: LIFESTYLE
      Managing Lifestyle Editor: Katelyn Mullen
      Executive Food Editor: Kristen Aiken; Executive Travel Editor: Kate Auletta
      Executive Fashion & Beauty Editor: Dana Oliver
      Senior Work Life Editor: Brie Dyas; Senior Editor: Rebecca Shapiro
      Fashion & Beauty Editor: Julee Wilson
      Editor, Healthy Living and Taste: Kate Bratskeir
      Fashion Editor: Michelle Persad; Food Editor: Julie Thomson
      Home Editor: Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson; Staff Writer: Joe Satran
      Associate Food Editor: Alison Spiegel
      Associate Style Editors: Jamie Feldman, Megan Mayer, Chanel Parks
      Associate Viral Editor: Renee Jacques
      Associate Lifestyle Editors: Carly Ledbetter, Suzy Strutner

  21. Very informative and inspiring – thanks for interviewing these writers! I do the credibility and exposure outweighs the trolls (although there are some really bad ones!) and the fact that you are writing and not being paid.
    I do believe that if you publish on your site first and then Huffpo you will at least get the google juice. Although I’d be surprised if they allowed this

  22. Great insight and thanks for sharing!

    If a blog is submitted through the online system, how long does it usually take before they respond to you to tell you they will publish the blog?? a few weeks / 1 / 2 months?

    1. That is a great question. I have heard anything from from a few hours to weeks and longer. If they don’t pick it up, you won’t hear back at all.

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  25. Thanks so much for the info! After blogging for three years on Susie Lindau’s Wild Ride, I’m finally waking up to the fact I can submit to Huff Post! I had a few questions and you answered all of them. Most writers are forth-coming with information, but the ones I asked were tight-lipped.
    I wish all of you continued success. Thanks for sharing!

  26. What great information, and some awesome inspiration as well. I have had things posted on a couple different parenting sites, and hoped for things to go viral. When this doesn’t happen as you’d hoped, and you don’t receive a ton of hits on your blog following one of these “shares” it’s a little discouraging. Thanks for helping me keep my head up, and my nose to the grindstone!

  27. Such a helpful, thought provoking post! I’ve read all kinds of material about the benefits of posting on other blogs, the jigsaw pieces just hadn’t quite fallen into place until right now.
    This is definitely the way forward. Thanks for knowledge sharing.

  28. Hi Susan, thanks for sharing these stories. I too got published on the Huffington Post. This past Thursday morning, I emailed Arianna directly and sent her my article, bio and bio pic. She emailed me 3 hrs later and gave me an editor’s email to whom to email the said items. I received an invitation that same afternoon and set up a blogging account with them that allows me to submit articles any time. My article went live on Friday evening. I can’t get over how easy everything seemed. I think my lucky stars were really just with me. Please check out my article, http://www.huffingtonpost.com/yvonne-kariba/15-characteristics-of-people-who-make-things-happen_b_6999282.html. Anything is possible guys. Thanks

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  30. Thanks for the great post. Just wanted to share a different experience.
    I followed the same advice of contacting Arianna directly with my article, she was very responsive, also copied me to two other senior editors. However, I got excited too early, because unlike the successful stories above, my article was turned down by the editor that Arianna had directed me to.
    Back to the notepad for now.
    Any advice please spare.

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  33. Hi there Susan. Very interesting case studies! I just wanted to let you know that I’ve cited (and properly attributed) this article in a piece I wrote on my 7 Graces of Marketing website. The article is called “Writing for the Huffington Post – Yes, No or Maybe?”. It’s part of a (very long) chapter I wrote on blog marketing in an upcoming book. You’ll also be cited in the references in the back of that book. 😉 Would be great if you could swing by and leave a comment on the article, if you have time. Always nice to get a dialogue going with people I’m referencing! The link is http://the7gracesofmarketing.com/2015/09/writing-for-the-huffington-post-yes-no-or-maybe/

    Many thanks, and I look forward to connecting.
    Lynn Serafinn

  34. So I see that most of these people emailed Ms. Huffington herself in order to obtain success. Is it a good idea to post the specific post on my website first or email it directly to her? Which is a better idea: on website first or exclusively for HP?

    1. Since Huffington Post doesn’t care if what you send them has been previously published (as long as you hold the rights), you can put it on your own blog first. Everything I have ever published there was on my own site first, including the piece that I became a HuffPost blogger with. Personally, I’d suggest emailing the appropriate section vs. Arianna herself, though many have had luck with that. http://www.beyondyourblog.com/huffpost-email-directory-by-section/

  35. Thanks for the updated info, Susan! Can anyone provide insight as to the relative economic value of having a post featured on HuffPo? Obviously, the increase in traffic and followers is great, but how does it translate to qualified leads/ad revenue?

  36. Thank you for the hope and courage to keep trying. I have a strong personal story to tell about the courage of a federal judge who took a risk by believing in me, and how it went over with the SEC. I am writing my story now, and this article really helped me with several tips and pointers. Thank you again! -Cody Price

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  41. It seems like the bottom line is if you want to get a post on HuffPost (in addition to writing something great, of course!), then don’t use their online submission system. Congratulations to all those who got their work published.

  42. Really interesting answers here. Glad I found this article. Thank you to all the bloggers who shared their knowledge. I’ll try these tips myself and see how it goes. 🙂

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  44. Interesting to read how others got published on Huff Post.

    I was also approached by the editor of the Third Metric section and invited to become a blogger. I nearly fell out of my chair. At first I thought it was some sort of scam email. I even went to see if this person’s name was listed on their masthead, and yes it was. I had just started freelance writing and was still a newbie, so could not imagine why a high profile site like Huff Post would contact little ole me and ask me to write for them!

    Turns out they saw a post I did on another blog called Think Simple Now, liked it, and were looking for content of that nature for the Third Metric section of Huff Post. Pretty soon I had a blogger account, and now actually write across various sections from travel, money / finances, and whatever takes my fancy.

  45. Hi,
    Thanks for sharing such an inspirational post. I got the blogger login details and submitted my first post on HuufPost Beta site 2 weeks ago but it feels like its published on some ‘contributor platform’. I can’t even find it on Google and I wasn’t even asked to choose a category (i.e. parents) so can you please check this link and let me know how to get it categorized?
    Thanks
    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/an-open-letter-to-all-moms_us_57219251e4b0fca991225f40

    1. This is something fairly new and i have not had a response from the editors I have reached out to as to exactly how the contributor platform works. I assume editors can ‘promote’ these posts to featured pieces in various sections if they want, but that is just a guess at this point. I’m still looking into it.

      1. Hi Susan,
        I also got into the Contributor platform with this article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dear-establishment-mussolini-or-fdr-please-pick-one_us_573a3f34e4b06dede18b9960
        And like riddhi jain, my article cannot be found on Google. By that I mean that it is not indexed by Google, so no matter what you search for (exact words in the title, name, etc) my article will never be found. This seems quite odd to me. In addition, I don’t think there’s any way to reach my article from any other part of Huffington Post and my bio doesn’t link to a page about my (as it does for blog writers) so no reader of one post can find any of my other posts. I’d love to hear any information you find out about this.
        Thank you!

  46. I wrote directly to Ms. Huffington with some clips. She welcomed me as a blogger and cc’ed Zoe Lintzeros of her staff to set me up. I then submitted several pieces that were pro-Israel for publication but that was the last I heard from the Post. Seems the Post’s political biases are a barrier to entry. Seems much easier to get in with a nice Mommy blog. It has all worked out for the best as I have found other more serious sources of publication.

  47. This post was super helpful to me. I’m grateful to hear how other bloggers have succeeded, and that they all had to battle rejection before coming out on top! Thanks for the practical tips and the inspiration!

  48. Wow Susan, you are such a God sent…

    And this article is noting but awesome. and needed to be sold.

    I’ve been searching for an information as this for months without any luck. i have asked friends to help me search for for a solid hand picked experience as to how to go live on Huff-post but noting.

    But here you are giving it out generously.

    Thank you very much Susan

    You made my day and i would not forget you.

    i just shared this

  49. Stop wasting your time,Blogging on Huffingtonpost. With new platform, HP is no more the same it used to be. I see now all have accounts in HP. Many people now offer service of getting you Blogger Accounts on Huffingtonpost. One of the website, I came across is http://www.huffingtonpostaccount.com offering Accounts on anyone’s name. This way, sooner or later Huffingtonpost will be flooded with all spammers. RIP Huffingtonpost Blog

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