Guidelines for Guest Bloggers

Flashpacker Family is open for guest bloggers! We’d love content on destinations we haven’t covered – Africa, India, Central & South America and Eastern Europe. If you’re interested in guest blogging for us, send me an email with a pitch for your post – bethaney@flashpackerfamily.com

 

Guidelines for Guest Bloggers on Flashpacker Family

Please read through the following guidelines before submitting your guest post.

Content

  • All content must be entirely original and not duplicated or recycled from anywhere else on the web. All content must be written by you.
  • We reserve the right to edit any content you submit to us.

Photos

  • Please submit at least three photos for each post, including one to be used as a featured photo.
  • You must have the right to reproduce any photos. You can use your own photos or use creative commons photos. You can add a photo credit to the caption or add a line at the end of the post.
  • We prefer to have photos hosted by you and inserted into WordPress.
  • We prefer landscape photos but, if necessary, we can use portrait photos. Your featured photo must be landscape.
  • Photos should be re-sized to 600 in width. We prefer landscape images.
  • We’re happy to accept photo essay posts.

Formatting

  • We prefer you to write your post in WordPress and email us the html code (preferably in a Google doc).
  • Use sub-headers in your post. In wordpress, please use the <H2> header tag for major headings or bold text (no H2) for minor headers.
  • Include a short Author Bio at the end of your post. This should include you blog URL and social media URLs (Twitter and Facebook).

Links

  • Where appropriate, you can include links back to your own blog in the text provided they are relevant. One or two links is acceptable.
  • Links to other relevant sites can also be included.
  • We reserve the right to remove any links we deem inappropriate.
  • We do not accept any links to commercial sites or affiliate sales in content.

Promotion

  • We’ll promote your guest post on our Twitter and Facebook. We expect you to do the same.
  • Subscribe to the comments of the post so you can reply to any questions and feedback about your article.

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