Write for LightningShout!

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Interested in writing for us? Awesome! Contributors are always welcome here at LightningShout! Not only will you be giving back to the community, but you will get exposure via our large social media network. Platforms include  Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and more. We want to keep providing more high quality hockey articles everyday and we need your help to make this a reality.


©    Your article will be featured for our entire community to see.

©    You receive an about the author profile (You can promote your own portfolio, website, along with your biography.)

©    You’ll be giving back to the community.

©    You get publicity

What we need from you:

©    Full Name / First Name: depending what you prefer to be know as.

Web site URL: you don’t have to have a website, you can link to your

Twitter or any other social media account

©    Bio: a short piece of text describing who you are and what you do.

©    Gravatar: if you don’t have a gravatar you should sign up, its a free service that will benefit any posts or comments you make on any blog, and show a small picture of yourself so people can easily identify you.


©    The article must be written in English.

©    The article must be written using Word.

©    The article must be professional and have minimal typographical/grammatical mistakes. Minor mistakes will be fixed by our staff. Poorly written articles will be rejected.

©    The article must match the quality of other posts on the site.

©    Your author information cannot promote any questionable material. This includes, but is not limited to the following: Sexual Content, Racist or Hate Websites, Criminal Activities.

©    The article must be appropriate for any demographic.

©    The article must relate to the Tampa Bay Lightning organization,

Do I get paid?

©    At the moment, we can only give recognition for our contributors. But we hope that we can provide a budget to start paying our Authors soon. If you want to offer us an article, don’t hesitate to contact us. We are open for suggestions and we will credit you fully.


©    Still interested? Excellent! Use the form below to pitch your article so we can let you know if it’s what we’re looking for. If you have a finished article, take the following steps:

©    Attach files (HTML post, images, any additional material).

©    Send an email to containing your name, email, author information and website.

©    We will reply with confirmation, and we will notify you when the post goes live. Outlet
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