Guest Article Submission

Are you interested in sharing your expertise on a topic relevant to your domain?

With community members all over the world, our guest article section is a great way to spread your knowledge & influence to the growing international hardware startup ecosystem.

Whether you’re a service provider, hardware professional, or a seasoned entrepreneur, our community wants to hear from you!

Reach the Global Hardware Startup Ecosystem

Our Hardware Massive community is a highly curated audience of serious hardware entrepreneurs who are ready to take their hardware startup to the next level.

  • Over 10K members worldwide in our Hardware Massive chapter cities and associated Meetup.com groups
  • 10K + monthly page views
  • Over 50 community partners with a direct reach of 500,000

What Do I Write About?

Our community members are making hardware products in both the B2B & B2C spaces, spanning from backpacks to sophisticated robotics. We suggest adopting one of the topic suggestions below and applying that to the product categories associated with hardware products (any physical product).

Topic Title Example: The challenges of educating new customers on the benefits of a new IoT product.

Content Topic Suggestions:

  • Retail and Distribution
  • Marketing and Growth Strategies
  • Design & Development
  • Prototyping
  • Manufacturing & Operations
  • Shipping & Fulfillment
  • Scaling your Business
  • Institutional Funding
  • Crowdfunding and Launching Your Product
  • Legal and IP
  • Interesting new developments in your product category and the specific city you are in
  • Pitfalls in bring your product to Market

Some Product Category Examples

We look to hear from all different product categories and industries as each has it's own story and set of challenges. Some examples are:

  • IoT Devices
  • Wearable Tech Devices
  • Medical Devices
  • Robotics
  • AR/VR
  • Toys & EdTech
  • Transportation ( Auto, Bikes, Scooter, Skateboards etc.)
  • CleanTech
  • Fashion (Apparel, Handbags, Smart Fabrics, Accessories)

Content Format

1) Thought-Leadership: These posts focus on taking a deep-dive into a topic that educates and informs hardware entrepreneurs on how to effectively build a successful hardware company. They give readers in-depth tactical takeaways that are supported by relevant & recent examples, original quotes, original graphics, and current data.

Example: 3 Pitfalls that Pose a Threat to your Hardware Startup

2) Startup Spotlight: Are you a new product hitting the market and want to showcase your product to the international Hardware Scene? Showcase your product and talk about why it's important and what makes it different by publishing an article on HardwareMassive.com

Submission Guidelines for Guest Authors

When writing your guest article please follow these guidelines:

  • Be well-written and original.
  • Be between 800 and 1,500 words.
  • Have a logical structure and flow.
  • Use subheadings, bullet-points, and lists (where appropriate) to make it easy for the reader to consume the information.
  • Attribute all data, quotes, and referenced content by hyperlinking to the original source.
  • Include any links to be used in parenthesis next the word or phrase you want to link.
  • Please provide one (1) featured image.
  • Please provide reference to a minimum of two (2) images to give the reader visual context of your ideas. Don’t include image in the post; simply put a note in parentheses where the picture should be placed.
  • Avoid overly promotional information. Your company can be an example, but it should be used as the basis for sharing knowledge.
  • Include a strong & compelling introduction, and a conclusion that wraps up the article or provides a call to action.
  • Guest Authors must have a Profile on Hardware Massive. Please register if you do not have one.
  • You are allowed to republish the guest article to your own blog, LinkedIn profile, or Medium after the article has been published on Hardware Massive for 1 month. (we advise just linking to the article on Hardware Massive, as Google will ding the site that republishes in SEO).
  • If you want to repost an old article from your blog as a Guest Article, the article must have been published for more than 1 month.( We will backlink to the original)
  • Hardware Massive reserves the right to edit and adapt your guest article as we see fit, and update it in the future for accuracy and comprehensiveness.
  • Hardware Massive reserves the right to include calls-to-action to Hardware Massive content.
  • Hardware Massive reserves the right to include sponsor links and information.

The steps for submission are as follows

  1. Please start by filling out this Form Below
  2. We will reach out within 1-2 days to notify you if your topic has been approved.
  3. Once selected, we will provide a link to submit your guest article along with all the details involved in publication and distribution.

If you have any questions or concerns please to reach out to our Hardware Massive Team here.

Submit Guest Article Enquiry

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