Guest Posting Sites For Lifestyle Bloggers

If you are a blogger you already know the importance of guest posting and how it can have a positive on your newly established blog. Sometimes you have seen new bloggers doing guest posts on the most popular blogs related to their niche.

The question is why they do this for free sometimes the answer is obvious to attract new visitors, followers, and likes. Ever considered doing a guest post for some of the famous magazines and websites well if your answer is no then you are being too hard on yourself and not thinking outside the box sure I agree there’s a lot of competition out there but for a minute stop that and think if somehow your post gets accepted on any of these sites how many traffic you can gain you could go from zero to ks quick and not only this you will get paid some decent amount of money for all of your hard work.

Believe in yourself and give it a try.

Here are few of the top companies you can check out:

Better Homes and Gardens:

Better Homes and Gardens is one of the top-selling magazine in the USA. It’s been in the business since 1992. It covers topics like home design, cooking, gardening, entertainment, crafts, health & fitness, travel, parenting, education, and environment. So if you can write about any of these topics then you should give it a try also, they read all the articles sent to them means its a big opportunity.

What you should do when submitting your article:

  • Read a few of their articles to get some ideas.
  • If you want your chances to be increased try writing on topics like travel, parenting, health, and education.

What you should not do:

  • Do not send them an article related to politics you will lose your chance right away.
  • Try not to write about poetry, fiction, and beauty.

Payment: It depends on the length and quality of your article.

Author Page/Byline: Yes

Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: No

Upworthy:

Upworthy is a site where all the popular and inspiring stories get posted. It started back in 2012 March and soon enough became well-known in the industry. This company focuses more on articles related to politics and social issues which attracts millions of visitors every month.

For guest posting, they mostly get more than 100 pitches every week so it’s not that competitive and is at the same time if you want your post to get accepted there are some areas on your posts you need to check before submitting.

Things to check before submitting your work on Upworthy:

  • Read some articles on the site you will get the idea of their story structure and what kind of stories get published the most.
  • They look for stories not topics means to make sure your story is full of excitement and surprises.
  • Try to cover up your story description in three sentences.
  • Okay, so we all know how important is the headline make sure your headline describes your story in the best way possible.
  • If you are going to send a story about your personal experience think hard enough and re-read it a couple of times before submitting it.
  • If you are going to cover up an already told story something that’s the latest issue make sure your post has something fresh in it.
  • Include photos in whatever story you are going to send them because if you don’t you will lose your chance immediately.
  • For the last re-read and check it a couple of times before submitting it.

Make your story worth it by following these simple rules and requirements.

Payment: it depends on your story but could be more than 100$.

Author Page/Byline: Yes

Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: Yes

Belt Magazine:

Belt Magazine is a well-known digital magazine by and for the Rust Belt and greater Midwest. It was launch back in 2013. They are known for compelling long-form reportage, personal essays, interview, photography, poetry and also commentary.

Belt Magazine prefers quality over quantity and community over analytics. There are four different sections where you can write for them such as essays, stories, poetry and photo essays.

Things you need to know before submitting on Belt Magazine:

Feature:

  • It should be original.
  • The word count should be around 2,000-4,000.
  • Don’t be afraid to use the first person.
  • When sending your pitch to attach 2 or 3 clips of your best work.
  • Email subject should be “STORY PITCH”.

Essay:

  • They are searching for work that communicates what reporting cants such as personal experience, life event or aspects of life in any personal way.
  • If you want your essay to get published make sure your essay is balanced lively prose with nuance and emotion think sentiment, not sentimentality.
  • Email subject should be “ESSAY SUBMISSION”.

Poetry:

  • If you are planning to submit poetry make sure it contains strong feelings about a place or experience.
  • Submit up to five poems at a time.
  • Your subject on the email should be “POETRY SUBMISSION”.

Photo Essay:

  • For photo essay submission you will have to write an introduction or a description along with few images.
  • When sending the email your subject should be “PHOTO ESSAY SUBMISSION”.

When sending in your feature, essay, poetry or photo essay include a short cover letter and a brief summary of the article and a little introduction of yourself and your connection with the subject in the body email.

Payment: unspecified

Author Page/Byline: Yes

Links allowed in Author Page/Byline: No

For the payments you need to contact them and show your work then you will get know the exact amount remember when you are writing for a top magazine or any website it is not about the payment that much it is about getting traffic for your blog once you have that you can make more than they will pay you its just a step you are going to take it’s not going to be your permanent destination.

Let me know in comments which niches guest posting sites should I do next!

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