Editorial Policy and Standards

GoTreeQuotes is dedicated to providing reliable, engaging, and impartial tree care content. Our editorial team prioritizes accuracy, thorough research, and journalistic integrity. We work with experts in arboriculture, ensuring content independence from advertisers or commercial influences.

Our Mission

Our mission is to help 5 million people each year with professional advice on their tree problems while also helping match homeowners with top-voted local tree services.

Our aim is to fulfill this mission by writing comprehensive articles covering a wide range of topics, including tree care and management, while also offering to match the reader with a local tree service.

Content Standards

Accuracy and Reliability: Content is reviewed by arboriculture experts, with data and statistics verified against reputable sources.

Relevance and Usefulness: Tailored, actionable content ranging from basic guides to in-depth industry analyses.

Independence and Objectivity: Editorial independence guarantees unbiased information, including honest product and service reviews.

Ethical Guidelines

Transparency: We provide full disclosure of all sources cited and experts consulted to provide you with the information you are reading.

Privacy Respect: Strict adherence to privacy laws and user consent, which you can read in our privacy policy and terms agreements respectively.

Inclusivity: The content written on this site reflects diverse perspectives in the international tree service community.

Community Engagement

Valuing Reader Feedback: We encourage readers to comment and give feedback on our information pieces in the hopes of delivering a better experience for the reader with their input.

Legal Adherence: We ensure all content complies with relevant environmental and legal standards. This involves staying updated with laws and regulations in relation to tree protection, removal, and pruning, guaranteeing that the information provided is accurate and legally compliant.

Intellectual Property Respect: Any sourced content is appropriately credited to the created including images, infographics, and quotes. This is in line with GoTreeQuote’s dedication to intellectual honesty and respect for the creative and intellectual property rights of others.

Editorial Process

Topic Selection: We select topics that are most relevant to tree care, discussed in forums, or answers to specific questions posed by our community on social media.

Research and Development: Extensive research is carried out from various credible sources, both online and in real books.

Writing and Review: All articles are written by or reviewed by a certified arborist. Ben McInerney is our resident arborist and does most of the reviewing.

Publication and Monitoring: All articles are reviewed periodically to make sure they are still relevant. As costs change and laws are rewritten, we strive to ensure all articles are up-to-date and accurate.

Feedback and Revision: We encourage customer feedback of all articles and we are quite open and responsive to making changes based on new knowledge provided.

Contact Information

For queries or feedback regarding our editorial guidelines or content, contact us at admin@gotreequotes.com.

References
Society of Professional Journalists Ethics Code
Copyright laws of the USA
Fair use

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