WELCOME TO THE SHOP OWNER CONTENT PORTAL
Are you a technician, shop owner or trainer? Do you want to share your knowledge with other professionals in the industry using the most powerful platform? Would you like to potentially be a paid content creator for Babcox Media?
The Shop Owner Content Portal is your doorway to the industry!
How do I start?
Write something based on your experience that could help other technicians and shop owners.
What are potential topics?
- A case study of a difficult repair.
- Information about a new technology that is challenging our industry.
- Video or written review of your latest tool or shop equipment purchase.
- Stories about shop management successes – or challenges.
- Long-term planning for capital improvements
- Making your shop stand out among your competitors
- Training your employees
- Shop tips and tricks.
How long does it have to be?
The minimum word count is 250 words. Longer submissions have a greater chance of being included as a feature post and in our print publications. Don’t worry too much about a word count; focus on the story you are going to tell.
Do I have to be a professional writer?
No! We want you to concentrate on the accuracy and originality of your content. On staff at Babcox Media, we have more than a dozen veteran editors who can polish your submission for grammar and style. After submission, an editor will be assigned to you.
How do I increase my chances of being published online and eventually in print?
- Be visual. Include as many unique photos as possible. High-quality videos will also make your submission go to the top.
- Be original. We want fresh and exclusive content from you.
- Be regular. We are looking for consistent submissions so we can help you build a following.
- Include a photo of yourself. In your bio, list your experience and certifications and explain what makes you an authority in your field.
- Include links to shop and company websites.
- Engage with the comments on your article online.
- Include your social media handles so we can help promote you and the post.