Write with Us

Are you a professional writer, a business person, or consultant with an interesting story or advice to share? We want to hear from you!

Youandafteryou is giving an opportunity to our readers, bloggers, professionals to share their expertise and interests with the Youandafteryou community. We are looking for experts and enthusiasts in any lifestyle, properties, retirement and post-retirement, investment and agribusiness topics to write for us.

Why Should You Consider Youandafteryou?

  • We are changing lives daily by our content
  • You will be projected as an expert in your field
  • You will be part of a growing community – you are coming in on the ground floor of a growing community.
  • You will get more exposure – Your articles will be syndicated through various outlets across the internet.
  • The opportunity to include a bio and link at the end of every article
  • A detailed professional profile page on Youandafteryou.

Submission Requirements

We aim for high standards to ensure that our readers benefit as much as possible with useful and up to date information from experts, bloggers, journalists and others with appropriate writing skills and style. Each submitted piece should fulfill the following;

Word count: Articles should be 600 words or more depending on the subject or specific assignment, and may be formatted over multiple pages.

Tone: Inclusive, accessible and generally positive Take a look around and see what we’ve previously posted.

Original Content: We ask that posts submitted be unique and original to Youandafteryou. We do not accept posts that have already been published or submitted elsewhere online (not even on your personal blog) or that you plan to distribute to other websites.

Content Distribution: We encourage you to post a link to your Contributor archive or post on your own website as soon as it is published. Please keep in mind, it may only be a short summary and link to the rest of the article, the entire article may not be published anywhere outside of Youandafteryou.

Bio and Promotion: We do not offer monetary compensation to contributors for posts submitted on our site, we’re more than happy to include a byline and your brief bio containing links to your website, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter accounts, which we will promote when your post goes live. Please keep your bio to just 2-3 sentences.

Research Claims: If you mention a statistic or a study in your piece, please include a link to that source. If you’re stating certain statistics, tell us how you know. Ideally, you’d link to peer-reviewed scientific papers, academic journals, and/or credible news outlets. This way, readers can follow your line of thinking and investigate further if they want to know more.

Images: Images has proven to be very helpful in providing visual aids to support your helpful offerings. All contributors are encouraged (not compulsory) to submit a photo with the post. Photos must be 800 pixels wide by 500 pixels long. Photos must support the article by giving the reader a visual feel of the article contents.(if you don’t own the rights please give credit to the copyright owner, no web page or links allowed only name: (example IMAGE CREDIT: JOHN DOE OR IMAGE SOURCE:  POST IMAGE LINK)

Turn around Time: Youandafteryou consists of just a few people, as such, sometimes we don’t have the opportunity to respond to all submissions, we can assure you, however, that we carefully read every single submission that we receive. If your post has been accepted, we will respond within 7 days.

By submitting to Youandafteryou you acknowledge that you accept our terms and any form of editing that might occur on behalf of the Youandafteryou editorial team.

Additional Requirements

If you work for a content farm or are writing articles for the sole purpose of keywords linking in an effort to boost SEO or to promote a product or brand in a post, we are NOT interested. Please consider a sponsored post ( this will enable us to pay bills and other expenses).

We require our writers to promote all of their Youandafteryou contents via social media. That means you need to at least tweet about your latest work and “Like” it on Facebook (and promote via other social media channels as you deem fit — Facebook, Google Plus, Pinterest, LinkedIn, etc.).

So what’s next?

  • Make sure you meet all of Our guidelines and requirements.
  • Send an email to youandafteryou@gmail.com with your article attached in a word document, which includes your author bio, a headshot of yourself (not compulsory) and images for the article(not compulsory).
  • We will then review and if it meets our requirement it will be published within 14 days, so please be patient. However, if you want instant publication it cost $5, this is to enable us to pay our bills and other expenses.

Note: Articles will not be deleted once publish, and all publish article automatically becomes the Copyright of Youandafteryou.com