Thank you for your interest in having your content published in Global Vegan Magazine! Below are the contributing guidelines and criteria, please read carefully so you have a full understanding. We’ve done our best to cover everything, but if you still have any questions please feel welcome to contact us.
Whats the definition of contributing?
Contributing; contributes, transitive/ intransitive: to give or supply.
Contributing is for individual creators who would like to submit content for the purpose of being published in one of our issues.
Are we hiring you for a job or project?
No, this is not a job posting or contract employment. Available jobs will be posted to our LinkedIn page when available.
How will you be mentioned for your content?
- Front of magazine contributors page with headshot, name and title
- Byline with article or photo: Photo by John Smith, or Written by Jana Smith
- Recipes: Credit line for title of cookbook that recipe originates from
- Secondary photo with 30-35 word bio in our Meet the Contributors section at the end of the issue you contributed to
- Link to your website and social media (limit of 2)
- All of the above repeated in our digital version that is also available world-wide
Editing: Global Vegan Magazine retains the right to change headlines and edit articles as deemed necessary. Submission of an article is not a guarantee to be published. All articles will be reviewed before approval for print. We retain the right decline submissions that fall below our quality expectations.
The types of articles that are subject to decline include:
- Articles that are poorly written or do not meet our publishing standards;
- Content generated using ai
- Anything that airs personal business which won’t be of relevance to wider readers;
- Articles that endorses a product or reads like a publicity post or self promotion;
- We will not publish anything that is hateful, false, plagiarized or potentially libellous.
- Nutrition or medical related articles are only accepted by medical professionals or formally trained nutritionists.
- Article with any information plagiarized from websites or other content creators.
Intellectual property: All articles or recipes submitted must be the original property of the contributor and not copied from any other person or external source.
Content conflict: We may refuse content as determined by our editors deemed to be in conflict with our goal of promoting a cruelty-free lifestyle. We will not link to social media accounts and or websites that suggest use of animal products of any kind.
Third party-Representation: Contributing is not for the purposes of advertising or acting as a representative of Global Vegan Magazine for the purpose of obtaining products or services from a company not associated with our publication. We are not liable for any agreement you may have with parties you involve in your article such as free advertising or usage of our content and will not provide anything to third parties that was not explicitly agreed upon prior to contributing.
Pre-published or Pre-pitched Content: Articles (not including recipes), must be unique to Global Vegan Magazine and not have been published elsewhere or slated for distribution with other publications or websites, or used for a podcast episode. If stating facts and figures, be sure to include citations and hyperlinks.
Sponsored Content: Sponsored content classifies as an advertorial. Please view our adverting page or inquire for more info.
Usage of our layouts: We do not provide digital copies of articles to be posted as personal website or social media content. Contributing is for the purpose to have work printed in Global Vegan Magazine and layouts designed by us are not intended for posting publicly to read online. Canadian publishing guidelines require us to provide original content not published elsewhere including online). Please contact us for criteria for social media posting.
Timelines: Content provided after a posted due date will not be included in an issue and will be replaced with alternative content. This is to ensure we are able to go to print on time.
Photoshoots: Any photoshoots done for the purpose of an original article in one of our issues is intended for the publication and not distributed for personal use for print or web. Some exceptions may be made with written permission from Global Vegan Magazine.
If you are collaborating with other vendors it is expected that those images will not be provided to third parties unless agreed upon with conditions in writing for usage.
Photographs should be 1 MB or larger (Low resolution photos taken with smartphones or sourced from online/social media will not be accepted)
By submitting content to us, you are an independent contractor looking to have work published in our magazine, and not an employee of Global Vegan Magazine. Contributing is not for the purpose of using Global Vegan Magazine to gain access to events, people, or products.
You agree that you are not entitled to, and don’t expect any wages or compensation for the content that you submit unless an agreement has been made in writing with Global Vegan Magazine for the purpose of hiring a professional writer on a per piece basis.