Guest Post Guidelines

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Let’s see if we are the right fit for each other before we take this further.

Currently I am looking for guest posts that will add depth to my current content.

Happiness Travels here is about travelling with kids from babies to teens. My readers want to know what it was really like to visit somewhere with kids, details peppered with real life experiences.

Please read below and then send me an email with you ideas htravelsh@gmail.com

What kind of post?

  • Things to do in city or region (more than just zoos and theme parks, how to visit places the adults want to go while keeping the kids happy and engaged)
  • Itinerary …1 day in…1 weekend in…1 week in
  • DIY Port Guides for Cruises (Especially how to save $$$ on expensive excursions)
  • Tips for specific attractions such as Disney, National Parks, major landmarks, wildlife excursions (no riding elephants, please consider ethics of animal encounters).

No story posts but adding some personal details so the readers can tell you are writing from experience is perfect.

Please add a section of extra details to help our families travel easier. This can be place to stay, where to eat, tips for getting around (consider obstacles travelling with kids, pushchair, car-seats in taxis, best time of year to visit.

The Specifics

  • Word Count minimum 1000 words, the more detailed the better.
  • 100% Original Content not currently or to be published anywhere else on the internet.
  • Please consider keyword phrases that are likely to rank, we both get more traffic if google shows the post on the first page. I can help with this if needed.
  • I will provide 2 links within the article to non-competing posts or your home page, you can choose the anchor text.
  • External links: please provide links to any relevant attractions and companies where needed, please indicate if you were sponsored.
  • I may add my own external and affiliate links to the post

Please provide a short bio and your relevant social media handles (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Instagram) as well as a personal or family photo (optional).

Photos

  • Please include at least 5 high quality photos. These should be at least 1000 pixels wide on the longest side.
  • Landscape, square and portrait photos are OK though the bulk should be landscape profile. Please include a high-quality uncompressed portrait photo suitable to Pinterest if you have one. 
  • People (especially kids) in the photos is fine, no selfies.
  • Some simple exposure adjustments and cropping maybe done (only if really needed) for continuity throughout the post.

If you have a personal style of editing, I am happy to leave the photos with no additional edits. Please let me know if I DO NOT have permission to edit them.

  • Please name the photos with the Destination and a short description eg. Barcelona Beach.jpg
  • Place the photos in dropbox, onedrive or googlephotos and share the link.

If you need to use any free stock photos, please do not download the photo but instead send me the link.

I reserve the right to edit for SEO and grammar as well as reject to publish content this may be due to things like quality, the linking website does not meet the guidelines or the post is not suitable for my audience.