Canyon Living Magazine provides readers with timely, concise news, regional coverage and entertainment from the communities within the Big Thompson Canyon. The communities of Drake, Glen Haven, Estes Park and Loveland Colorado are entwined within our daily lives: showcasing the businesses and individuals of our area is our primary focus. Canyon Living Magazine strives to offer the inhabitants of our area the opportunity to promote business, events, and the local economy through digital media. Sections within our digital magazine feature topics of interest to full-time residents, seasonal residents, tourists, and those new to the area.
Sections published on Canyon Living’s digital magazine include:
- Canyon News
- Canyon Events, Calendar
Canyon Home – Life in the canyon, Home design, Interior design, How-To articles
The Great Outdoors: Active lifestyles, fish tales, hunting, 4-wheeling, camping/hiking/rock climbing excursions
Canyon Chef: Food/recipes and culinary instruction
Tech Savvy: Technology news and reviews
Canyon Community: Nonprofits, volunteers and individuals making a difference
- Business: local business briefs, interviews, featured businesses, networking events, entrepreneurial ideas
- Classifieds: Job listings, Work Wanted, For Sale/Trade
Our style is upbeat and positive, supportive, informative, educational and relevant to today’s mountain lifestyle. We welcome non-fiction articles which enlighten and empower our readers. Informational articles from a third person perspective are preferred. We may accept a limited number of personal essays as long as they are not “infomercials” for your business.
Article Submissions MUST
- Be 350 to 1200 words maximum, unless special situations apply
- Be submitted by email to email@example.com. We only accept electronic submissions.
- Include a short description (Bio) of author of 50 to 75 words to be added to the end of your article. A photo of the author is desired, though not required. You are welcome to use this final bio-paragraph to inform the reader about your business, provide a web link and contact information.
- Include writer’s name, mailing address, phone and email.
To better understand the tone, style and feel of Canyon Living Magazine, as well as our readership, advertisers and community, we recommend that you explore our digital publication and if necessary email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions prior to submission.
We prefer fresh, new articles written exclusively for Canyon Living Magazine. Although we do accept multiple submissions and reprints, we ask that you include that information with your article. The managing editor reviews every article submitted. Articles chosen for publication are then edited by the assistant editorial team and/or department editors. We welcome photos and/or illustrations submitted with articles, however, we reserve the right to publish your content with or without photos submitted. Please send photos separately: do not embed photos into the text of your submission. (See photo instructions below.)
Compensation: The opportunity to gain recognition and promote yourself as a writer, business professional or authority on a specific topic you have experience with builds credibility. We are happy to link back to your business/blog website via hyperlinks and tags within the article submission and/or your personal Bio, as compensation for your article submission. Your article and/or business will be marketed through many eMedia channels. Your business advertisement or logo will run at no charge during the month of original publication. Following the initial month of publication, contributors are offered select rates for continued ad placement – or contributors may chose to submit additional material to maintain low-cost advertising spots.
The market value of eMedia advertising compensated in exchange for article content can range from $50 to $2000. Select articles or submissions may be offered free premium placement and/or a premium primary page advertising opportunity on a rotating basis as availability allows. Another perk for business owners who choose to submit articles to Canyon Living Magazine is the opportunity to attend networking functions, marketing seminars and educational workshops at no-cost, or with preferred registration fees.
All submissions must be the original work of the author or artist. We will not publish material which attacks, demeans or seeks to negate others. Canyon Living Magazine reserves the right to edit for grammar, spelling, punctuation, length and readability. Please note: your submission WILL be edited for content, grammar, and style. Canyon Living Magazine will make every effort to provide a final proof prior to publication. Your submission to Canyon Living Magazine implies consent to publish your work via the internet, email newsletter, or in print with proper recognition provided to the author. Writers may wish to copyright their own material.
Photo, Art, Pictures and Illustration Instructions
Send electronic photos or art at 300 dpi resolution or higher. Do not embed photos or pictures in text document. Send original color or black and white photos or art — do not send halftones. Electronic art files are preferred. Photos (except Bio portraits) may be substituted or edited at the discretion of the editorial staff at any time before, during or after publication. Please credit your source when submitting photos. Photos should be original, from your personal collection or used with permission. Photos or graphics collected from the web which are copyrighted are subject to source verification may be substituted at the discretion of the editor prior to publishing.
Advertising Graphics and Logos, Rates and Details
- If your article is selected for publication, contributors will be notified of what size logo or graphic will be suitable for complimentary ad placement.
- Businesses who wish to be featured in the publication may contact email@example.com and express interest in having a piece written by a staff writer. Businesses that we create content for or about will be offered preferred ad rates to purchase ad space.
- Businesses who desire the opportunity to advertise may request a rate card and media kit by contacting: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for your interest in Canyon Living Magazine, and for supporting the Big Thompson Canyon community, businesses and Northern Colorado region.
Lisa D. Kling, Publisher | Editor-In-Chief
Canyon Living Magazine
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