How to Become a Guest Post Author

Healthy Family is happy to accept quality guest posts from talented authors. Our current Alexa stats, (December 2012), show that Healthy Family readers are mainly women ages 25-44 with children. Over 95% of our readers are in the United States. Healthy-family.org currently has a three-month global Alexa traffic rank of 498,000. Our current rank in the United States is 55,000.

Healthy Family is relatively popular among users in the city of Chicago (where it is ranked #4,550). Our site’s visitors view an average of 19.0 unique pages per day, according to Alexa. Search engines refer roughly 6% of visits to Healthy-family.org. Approximately 18% of visits to the site are bounces (one page view only). We currently average between 600-900 unique visitors daily and they view approximately 2,500 pages.

If you have an interesting idea, please send us an email with subject “I’d like to become a guest post author”  by filling out a handy contact form. We do accept seasonal material but please submit your query at least 6 weeks in advance.

If you would like to become a guest post author, please follow these simple rules:

  • Guest post author Articles should be a minimum of 400 words.
  • If you do not submit an original photo (please not something copyright protected) we will likely provide one.
  • Articles should represent topics, services, or products that are relevant to our readers. They cannot contradict the message of our site. We are a family oriented blog that writes about living a healthy lifestyle. Articles about good nutrition, Christian lifestyle parenting, and education are all welcome. Our readers enjoy articles written from a personal perspective. We post organic gluten free recipes, we offer shopping tips, and craft ideas for kids. Our site also does book reviews about these topics.
  • The content of your guest post author article must be unique. We do screen for duplicates and similar articles on the internet. If you are submitting to other blogs and websites please disclose that information in your query. We can edit your submission and work to make it unique and original for Healthy Family readers.
  • If you would like to write about products or services, your article cannot be one-sided. You cannot sell or promote one service or product. As a service to our readers and to maintain our integrity as an information source, we always offer options. Our readers appreciate our honesty and integrity. Please keep this in mind. Articles should be objective, informative, help readers to make decision. Please review at least couple of options (other services or products), and compare them.
  • Please note, that guest posts are not promos, advertising materials, new product or service announcements. We will not publish commercial pitches. If you have a product, contact us to do a review.
  • Authors should have a link to his/her guest post from his/her own website. It might be a short announcement post about your guest article.
  • We reserve the right to edit, change, improve a guest post.

Please include your guest post article idea in the comment section of the form for our review. You may either offer a brief summary of your article idea or the complete original article. We will happily respond to your query within 24 hours if we are interested in running the story.