Guest Post on Worldette!
So you want to write for Worldette?
We welcome and love new contributions from our growing community.
Here’s what you need to know:
Currently we are looking for personal and inspirational stories on travel and international living. Some ideas to get you thinking:
- Has travel or living an international life changed your life / perspective / opinion / relationship / yourself?
- Did you overcome a fear to get out in the world / take a trip / explore / go on an adventure?
- Are you, or do you know someone, making a difference in the world / helping others?
- Are you, or do you know someone, living a life that breaks conventional rules?
We are also looking for women to feature in our:
- ‘My Perfect Day in….’ series. Here are some My Perfect Day examples.
- ‘Worldette Heroine’ series. Here are some Worldette Heroine examples.
- Women of the World series. Here are some Women of the World examples.
Submitting an article is easy. Simply contact Marie using the form below with your idea and she will get back in touch to give you to go ahead.
What are we looking for?
- We try to give our readers content about travel, lifestyle design and world issues that is informative, inspiring, and entertaining.
- Above all others, we love personal stories about your travels, adventures, exploration and ultimately your personal transformation. Share your story with readers!
- We are also interested in helpful posts with actionable tips or surprising facts, such as: 10 reasons to travel with your loved ones, 5 ways travel can make your life more meaningful.
- Send your idea first: Contact us first, following these guidelines, with your post idea. We’ll give you the go ahead and a deadline, then you’ll be ready to write.
- Word count: Posts typically run between 250-800 words. Please stay under 800 words.
- Tone: Inclusive, accessible, and generally positive. Take a look around and see what we’ve previously posted.
- Original Content: Wherever possible we ask that posts submitted be unique and original to Worldette. However if you have published your article elsewhere please just give us the heads up.
- Acceptance: Since we do not compensate contributors for posts, we’re more than happy to include a byline and a bio containing links to your website and social media accounts, which we will promote when your post goes live. Please keep your bio to just 2-3 sentences. Worldette is a great resource to promote what you’re doing and we will support you in your efforts.
- Editorial changes: By submitting to Worldette you acknowledge that you accept any form of editing that might occur on behalf of the Worldette editorial team.
- No SEO-boosting content: If you work for a content farm, or you are a freelancer who writes articles for the sole purpose of linking up keywords in an effort to boost SEO, we are not interested. If you contact us and have clearly not read or ignored this guideline we will not reply to your query.
- We love hearing from new contributors. Please be assured we read every single submission and we aim to reply to all submissions within two working days. However if you contact us and have clearly not read or ignored our guidelines we will not reply.
- Should your submission not be relevant please don’t be disheartened and give up – you are welcome to try again with a different pitch!
Writing and submitting your article:
- Once you have the go ahead and an agreed deadline you will need to send your article to firstname.lastname@example.org
- After writing your article, please search Worldette to link to other Worldette articles. We have a wealth of content that might be just what you’re looking for. The more your article is linked the more it helps it be found by other readers and search engines.
- If you’re including links, please note them in brackets after the appropriate text, like this [http://www.worldette.com]. Please do not hyperlink.
- Please send your post in the body of the message – not attached as a Word doc.
- Once your post goes live, please share with your friends via email, your website, Facebook, twitter, and other social media sites. The more people who view your post, the better is it for you and the better it is for Worldette. If your post performs extremely well and you’re interesting in becoming a regular contributor (two posts a month), you can earn a spot as one of our ‘Worldette Experts.’
- Any relevant images for your post (please attach to the email as separate files (not pasted within a doc) with links to original source if you do not own the image rights.
- Your brief bio (less than 120 words) with links to your site, and social media sites. Again, please put any relevant links in brackets like this [http://facebook.com/Worldette]
- A headshot or photo of you to use for you bio.
- Please keep in mind that if your post is accepted it might require editing which can include copy, title, and image changes. By submitting to Worldette you acknowledge that you accept any form of editing that might occur on behalf of the Worldete editorial team.