Thanks for your interest in writing for us.
What follows in the criteria for us to accept a submission.
Any topic to do with walking shoes, and any style of shoes except running shoes and including anything walking related which includes hiking, trail walking, and topics around those general topic areas. If you are writing about a location-specific topic, such as a particular hiking trail for instance, then that location must be in the USA, UK, Canada, or Australia.
A minimum of 2,500 words without filler material to bulk out the post, but longer is better if needed to fully cover the topic chosen.
We do not charge any money for submissions nor do we pay for them.
Expert opinions from authority sources that may include podiatrists, doctors, medical research papers, authority websites or highly relevant blogs that are not direct competitors, are required. These opinions may be in the form of quotes or textual recaps with links to the specific page from which you compiled that precis of the information.
We require a minimum of two such sources directly relevant to your content and each source must be linked to and properly attributed.
All submissions must be in the form of a .docx document and not include images. Images are required if writing on a location-based topic and personal images or images to which you hold the rights are necessary. Alternatively, suitable images from 123rf.com or depositphotos.com or stockphotosecrets.com can be sourced with a link to the free watermarked image link – acquisition will be at our own recognizance.
Article quality must be the very best of type with a suitable heading, relevant subheadings and properly planned so that the topic flows properly when read. We reserve the right to amend any text, headings, subheadings, and our editorial decision is final. All submissions must be original and will be checked with Copyscape for plagiarism. Writing must be interesting as well as grammatically correct and we suggest you use Grammarly to check before submitting. Articles with numerous grammar mistakes will be refused.
In addition to the two outbound authority links mentioned above, you should have a minimum of 3 links in your article that link internally to relevant pages on our website. You may add one do follow link back to a relevant page on your own blog. Every link, including the link back to your blog, MUST add value and be highly relevant.
Reserve the Right to Refuse:
We reserve the right to refuse any submission at our sole discretion or to require revisions. Submissions are not a sure thing.
We do not accept topic ideas for prior approval. You will need to send the completed article as a finished submission. Of course, if we decide not to publish the submission then you are free to offer it to others so your time will not be wasted.
Your own affiliate links are not allowed so please do not include them. We reserve the right to add our own affiliate links as well as page advertising, at our discretion.
You agree that copyright on any submission accepted for publication together with any images you provide passes entirely to us on acceptance for publication. You also agree that once acceptance is made that you will not republish or repurpose the content on any other medium whatsoever. Obviously, stock photo links are not images and so copyright for these is neither passed nor relevant.
Contact us using the contact form on site to get the ball rolling.
We look forward to working with you.
We are busy but will respond to every pitch. If you do not hear back from us within seven days then please accept our apologies in advance and feel free to resend it.