Building Positive Relationships with Editors

You already know the importance of having your work published, but often the submission process can be pretty overwhelming. The comparison game is real and sometimes submitting ends up feeling like a popularity contest. There isn't a secret password that others are using to be consistently featured on their favorite...

Introducing Five New Publishing Partners!

Here at Matchology we pride ourselves on recruiting only the best editorial partners - an elite portfolio of quality publications that you can trust with your precious work. Representing a wide range of niches and locations, our blogs all boast impressive reach, years of experience, and an unrivaled passion for...

Submission Success Stories: Alexandra Knight Photography

We often talk about the benefits of getting published. But you don't have to take it from us! We regularly hear from wedding pros how their businesses have blossomed from having been featured on wedding blogs (and how Matchology makes it so much easier to submit their work!) So we...

How to Get Engagement Shoots Published

Image: Emily Blumberg Photography via Coastal Bride Engagement shoots are an area of submissions that is often misunderstood. Some wedding pros, for example, see engagement shoots as an ‘easy option’. (This may be especially true when they are just starting out and don’t have a lot of other content.) Or...

How to Submit Images from a Photography Workshop for Publication

Workshops and group shoots have become very much a part of the photography landscape. For those just starting out especially, workshops are an opportunity not only to learn, but to be exposed to the work of top stylists and other wedding creatives and to build up their portfolio. However, workshops...

What it Means When a Submission is Declined as ‘Not a Stylistic Fit’

As the editor of a submission-based blog, I always feel a sense of responsibility when I accept a wedding or a shoot for publication. Every feature that I run on Hey Wedding Lady is a showcase of hours of work and months of planning for the event pros who pulled...

Exclusive Versus Non-Exclusive Blogs: What Does It Mean?

One of the most common questions we hear from wedding pros is about exclusivity. What does it mean when a publisher says their blog or magazine is exclusive or non-exclusive? And how does that affect your submissions process? Each blog determines its own exclusivity policy based on a number of...

The Importance of Submitting to Niche Wedding Blogs

When submitting to blogs, most vendors think submitting to the biggest and most well-known blogs is the best option because they have the highest traffic. Which is great, depending on what you are actually looking to get out of a submission. The question is, which demographic is that high traffic...