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The Neighborhood Connections Magazine (NCM) is a monthly online publication with a readership of 64,000+. To receive a copy of NCM in your inbox, just subscribe by filling out this form.

Want to submit information to be included in the next Neighborhood Connections?

If your content meets our submission guidelines below, please send it to [email protected] by the 20th day of the month for inclusion in the next issue.


Neighborhood Connections Magazine Submission Guidelines

Have something you’d like to share in the Manatee Neighborhood Connections Magazine? Please review our guidelines below.


People who live, work, and play in Manatee County, Florida is the blog’s target audience. According to the US Census 2015 estimate, there are over 363,000 residents in Manatee County.

What We Accept

Submissions must in some way, shape or form, help or improve individuals, businesses, communities, neighborhoods, and other groups or organizations. 

Some examples* include:

  • Job Postings
  • Community/Neighborhood Events
  • Neighborhood Initiatives
  • Crime Prevention Tips
  • Available Social Services
  • Kudos
  • Community Forums
  • Programs for Youth, Teens, Adults

 *Please note this is not an exhaustive list. 

To get a better idea of what content we accept, peruse our archives. If in doubt, go ahead and send it to us and we will notify you whether we can post or not.

We ask that your submission be respectful. We all come from varying backgrounds and beliefs. Please be mindful of that. Obscenities, personal attacks, threatening, harassing or abusive content, and defamatory comments about any person, group, organization, or belief will not be published.

The post must not include marketing-related links and must not be self-promotional, promoting political candidates, or otherwise political in nature, or advertise a business. 


How Do I Submit My Content?

Content contributors may submit articles as frequently as they wish. We just ask that they are print-ready. We accept PDF or high-quality jpg (300 dpi).

Send your article, a couple of lines describing the flyer or event, and accompanying files via email to [email protected]

You’ll receive an email confirmation from us once we receive your article.

Magazine Deadline: The 20th of each month to be eligible to be placed in the upcoming issue. 

Thanks for contributing to Neighborhood Connections Magazine!