Size of Column:
The column, Neighborly Advice According to Ed, is an average length of 550 words. If an editor desires, the column can be sent with a specific number of words ranging between a minimum of 450 and maximum of 650.
Cost of Column:
Editors may publish the column without charge for six months. After six months, the cost to newspapers goes by circulation:
- A circulation of 2,000 or less = $2.50 per week.
- A circulation of 2,000 – 4,000 = $3.00 per week
- A circulation of 4,000 – 6,000 = $4.00 per week
- A circulation of 6,000 – 8,000 = $5.00 per week
- A circulation of 8,000 or more = $6.00 per week
* Please note that rates are negotiable, especially upward. Payment for articles is due at the end of each month.
Frequency of Publication:
The column is written and sent to editors on a weekly basis. Usually, editors receive a new column by email every Monday morning. Any columns not published are to be destroyed or returned to the columnist within fourteen days.
All Rights Reserved:
All columns are the sole property of the author, Raymond Maher, and are published by permission on a one time basis.
If you are interested in publishing the column, Neighborly Advice According to Ed, please contact Raymond Maher at: