FAQ About Great Lakes Scuttlebutt

Frequently Asked Questions

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I have something I want to share.  How do I submit a press or article to Great Lakes Scuttlebutt?

Articles are free to submit for consideration for publication.  Please follow a few simple guidelines:

  1. Any submission should be sent to [email protected]
  2. Articles should be between 250-350 words complete with a title, body, and contact information for those that are interested in learning more
  3. Any and all pictures should be attached to the email as high resolution (300 dpi) JPG, TIFF, PDF, or PNG files. Please send original, uncropped photos. Photos placed on a Word document cannot be accepted.

All press/articles received are considered for use in our newsletter, website, online magazine, and/or print magazine on a first-come, first-serve basis with preference given to current advertisers.  It is by no means necessary for anyone to advertise in order for the article/press to be published, but due to the sheer number of submissions we receive, it is important that we make that distinction.

While Great Lakes Scuttlebutt will do the best to keep the article as close to the original as possible, please keep in mind that Great Lakes Scuttlebutt has the right to make corrections. Also, Great Lakes Scuttlebutt cannot assume liability for unsolicited manuscripts and photographs.

How do I advertise in Great Lakes Scuttlebutt?

For more information regarding placing an advertisement for your company, product or service, please visit our "Advertising Info" page.  Click here to go now.

For more information regarding placing a classified advertisement for your boat for sale, please visit our "Classified Order Form."  Click here to go now.

Where can I find a hard copy of Great Lakes Scuttlebutt?

You can pick up our magazine for free at any of our 1,500+ distribution locations around the Great Lakes.  To find out the location nearest you, visit our "Magazine Distribution" page or CLICK HERE.

Does Great Lakes Scuttlebutt offer a subscription?

Yes! A subscription to Great Lakes Scuttlebutt is $15.00 USD for one year for delivery to a U.S. address; $20 CAD per year for delivery to a Canadian address. You can subscribe to home delivery of Great Lakes Scuttlebutt by mailing your name, address, phone number, and email address (optional) along with your payment to:

Great Lakes Scuttlebutt
7862 W Central Ave. Suite F
Toledo, OH 43617

You can also start your subscription now by clicking here.

How else can I get involved with Great Lakes Scuttlebutt?

All email addresses and phone numbers provided to Great Lakes Scuttlebutt are kept private.

What are these "giveaways" all about?

Great Lakes Scuttlebutt is committed to providing a resource to the Great Lakes boater and sometimes we feel it is best that you (our fans) have a chance to experience these resources yourselves!  We run a contest every chance we can: weekly, monthly, etc. -- all with no obligation; we just want you to try out the latest in Great Lakes boating destinations and gear! See what's on the horizon.

Should you be the randomly-selected winner, we will contact you with information on how to claim your prize at the email address or phone number you provided.  We allow for 2-3 days for a response before we select a new winner. All prizes are shipped at no expense to you and with no further obligation.  However, we always ask that you send in a photo of yourself/family with your prize to add to our Winner's Gallery. This isn't required - but it sure is fun!

If your question is not answered here, please contact us and we will get back with you as quickly as possible!

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