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What we are looking for:

Italian Self Study is a website that focuses on tips, tricks and resources for passionate learners of the Italian language that self study Italian. We are always looking for fresh strategies, opinions, research and practical advice about the ever-changing world of learning Italian. We look for posts that teach and give value to our readers.

Submissions should:

  • Be 100% original, and not published anywhere else.
  • Be well-written, friendly/casual, clear, interesting, and above all, helpful.
  • Not be overly self-promotional. (In other words: Do not have more than one link to your website in the post. We prefer posts without it.)
  • Contain links to other relevant articles found on Italian Self Study (Or we will add links relevant to your post.)
  • Be 1,000 – 1,800 words in length.
  • Provide attribution for all data or statistics cited with a hyperlink.
  • Author bio should be 70 words or less with only one link–either to your website, blog or preferred social media handle.
  • Use subheadings, short paragraphs or bullet points (easy to read!)

Types of Post We Accept:

We generally accept two types of posts: from tutors or teachers of Italian, and students who teach themselves Italian. We accept how-to content, such as practical advice, actionable tips, and useful know-how in a fresh and friendly voice. Here are some ideas:

If you are a student who teaches yourself Italian: 

  • Anecdotes on how you study Italian, how it’s changed your life or something new you’ve discovered that is really helping you
  • How you overcame some challenges in learning Italian by yourself
  • Tips and tricks that you use in your Italian studies

If you are an Italian native tutor who teaches Italian 1:1:

  • All posts should focus on students who use Italian tutors 1:1 and learn Italian through self study
  • For example, a problem that students of Italian have, and your tips on fixing it focused towards people who self study
  • Bilingual posts with Italian/English translation

What We Won’t Accept:

  • Anything that is too promotional.
  • Anything that’s offensive or inaccurate.
  • Anything that’s overly critical of individuals or companies.

4 Important Caveats:

  1. Submissions must meet our quality standards in order to get published.
  2. Guest contributors may not republish their published contribution to the Italian Self Study blog in its entirety anywhere else. Please just share the URL instead!
  3. The Italian Self Study blogging team reserves the right to edit and adapt your guest blog content as we see fit, and update it in the future for accuracy and comprehensiveness or choose to republish.
  4. Calls-to-action to Italian Self Study content may be added to published submissions, including but not limited to email newsletters, ebooks, and other downloadable content.
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