Oregon Business accepts op-ed and business tips columns on topics relevant to the state’s business community. Suggested length is 600-800 words.
Among other things, we are looking for opinion pieces that are timely, well-written and contain a strong argument.
The opinions expressed in the op-ed columns are those of the author and not of Oregon Business magazine. We reserve the right to reject any submission.
Topics run the gamut and may include legal, tax, accounting, and human resource issues. Successful articles typically incorporate one or more of the following approaches:
Please note the business tips column is designed to inform and enlighten, not sell. Authors should steer clear of promotional material.
The opinions expressed in the business tips columns are those of the author and not of Oregon Business magazine. We reserve the right to reject any submission.
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