Want to write for one of the leading travel websites in the Internet? We’re looking for articles on Inspirational Travel, Photo Stories, Tips, Top 10′s and Your experiences traveling the world aka experiential travel. Send on your ideas to theplanetd (at) gmail (dot) com.
Check out previous guest posts from our ongoing Inspirational Series
Here’s our writing guidelines.
- We’re looking for a minimum 800 words of your own amazing experience
- Please send the article in html – (easiest way to do this…write the article on your own wordpress blog, upload photos/video and format. Switch from visual editing to text editing and then copy and paste text (html coded article) into a text document and then send it on to us)
- Photos should be html coded to an external link (ie hosted on your site or another – eg smugmug or flickr)
- Please include a minimum of 4 photos. (and even video if you have it) Photos should be 850 px wide.
- For photo stories, we require pictures to be 1250 px wide for the possibility of publishing a wide post.
- All articles must be original content. They must not have been posted previously anywhere on the internet.
- Make sure to include a bio for the bottom of the post with all your social media accounts and your travel blog linked so we can promote your article and you.
- Send along your avatar, logo or headshot so people can see who wrote the post.
- When submitting photo stories or videos we ask for minimum 300 words to go with the photos or video.
- Please format it in html including images.
Note Copywriters and companies: These guidelines are not for copywriters or sponsored posts. This is for individuals and fellow travel bloggers who want to share their personal stories, photos, videos with a wider audience. For companies wishing to advertise with us, please visit our advertising page. Don’t try to fake it with a fancy email, we will know by the link that you are asking for and if you waste our time, we won’t be returning your email.
Why Write for Us?
When we were starting out, we had so much to say and wanted more people to hear our story. When we wrote for the blogs that we admire and enjoy, we were excited and thrilled to see our story on their page. We were even more excited when we watched our website grow because we were making new friends and gaining a new audience.
How will you gain a new audience? We’ll share your article and tag your twitter, facebook and website with our 200,000 + monthly readers, 57,000 Twitter followers and 14,000+ facebook fans. We’ll Stumble and share with our 28,000 Google Plus readers it and make sure to give you the credit!
We know that people enjoy our stories. They’ve heard it from us, now they want to hear from you. Show them that anyone can live an extraordinary life and that travel can enrich their lives just as it has enriched yours.
Show us what you got baby!
- Contact us via our contact form with your story idea and we’ll send you our email address.
- Send us a Tweet or DM Us on Twitter and we’ll get back to you with our details
- Or Leave us a message on our Facebook Fanpage.
- or email us directly at theplanetd (at) gmail (dot) com
Can’t Wait to Hear From You!