Want to share your survival, preparedness, or homesteading expertise with the world?
Are you a writer or blogger? We are now accepting articles in the Survival, Prepping, and Homesteading niches and we are looking for writers who have knowledge about the subjects our readers are interested in.
We’re looking for good bloggers and writers with knowledge about our subjects, survival experts, experienced outdoorsmen, ex-military/special forces, and seasoned preppers who can provide 100% quality content that can pass Copyscape and Plagiarism Checker in these Survival, Prepping, and Homesteading niche topics:
- How-to & DIY
- Survival Guides
- Tips & Tricks
- Homesteading (i.e. livestock, gardening, solar power, etc – not crafts)
- Urban Survival
- Wilderness Survival
- Numbered (i.e. top 5, 100 best, etc)
- Life Experience Pieces
- Special Projects (emailed to active authors when they come up)
Note that we do not accept any articles that feature or mention conspiracy, new age, political, religious, racial, or hate speech subjects.
We give back to our authors. Not only do you get exposure and traffic, but you also receive a valuable dofollow backlink to your website.
Your articles can contain backlinks to your website, and they will be marked as rel=”dofollow”. We’re very careful with our links to preserve their value and only published authors and a tiny handful of certain approved websites get dofollow links from us.
We’re looking for articles and posts that are fun and easy to read, engage the reader, entertain them, and provide useful information. Here are a few quick guidelines to consider:
- Provide specific content on one of the topics listed above
- Stay on topic
- Use royalty free images (at least one header image, but more is better)
- Write a minimum of 500 words (1,000+ is much better, there’s no maximum)
- Write original content that passes Copyscape & Plagiarism Checker
- Write in grammatically correct English
- Cannot be published on any other website
- Cannot be overly self promotional
- Cannot contain any affiliate links, redirect links, or links to untrusted sites
- Cannot be a product review
- Cannot be written just to promote a product or website
BONUS: If you want to learn how to write ridiculously great content for any website, we created a resource called Writing Best Practices that can be applied to any website, not just our own.
It includes best practices, tools, and links to resources and further reading from the best experts on content writing.
The goal was to make anyone, first timer or a seasoned pro, a better writer for the web as a whole and not just a better guest poster for BeSurvival.
Writers can provide the images for their articles, and we prefer it that way too, but if you can’t find any images we can find them for you.
Make sure that any images you provide are yours, or are royalty free, or you have the rights to use them on BeSurvival.com.
If you don’t include any images we will add a header image. Articles need at least one header image (ideally 687×387) to be published because it is used at the slider, thumbnail, and featured image for social sharing.
Using more than one image is highly encouraged because it increases social shares significantly, especially if you include a Pinterest specific image (ideally 735×1100+).
All articles submitted must be written by a native English speaking person using proper grammar.
It’s fine to find inspiration in other sources that you have permission to use, but you must re/write your own unique version without using a low quality article spinner and it must pass CopyScape and Plagiarism Checker.
We check every article, no exceptions. If you fail CopyScape and Plagiarism Checker, or if your article reads like a spinner bot wrote it, or if the grammar doesn’t meet common standards, you will have to correct the article before it will be published. If you consistently fail to pass, eventually you will not be allowed to submit any more articles.
After your second article we will usually offer you a chance to submit more articles in the future through an author account. You will be able to submit new articles and comment to other users under your author name.
You will also get an author page and an author byline box on all your posts. These include a dofollow link to your website, an avatar/picture, and a bio description, and any articles you wrote previously will be credited to your new account when it is created.
Why You Should Guest Post With Us
Guest posting on BeSurvival.com will boost your publicity and give you exposure to a large, highly targeted audience.
Our visitors are highly active and socially driven, with top posts getting tens of thousands of shares on social media sites and thousands of unique monthly views.
Many of our posts have went viral….will the next one be yours?
Just A Few Examples
Super Easy Survival Bread (SESB) – over 85,000 social shares.
10 Items A Good Prepper Always Saves And Why – Over 3,000 social shares within 15 days of publishing.
How To Disappear And Live Under The Radar – over 40,000 social shares and, despite that it is several years old, it still gets thousands of unique visitors every month.
72 Items That Will Disappear First When The SHTF – featured on many prominent websites, scores the #1 spot for multiple high-traffic google keywords, and shared nearly 9,000 times by our users.
How Long Should You Boil Water? – Over 27,000 social shares.
How To Identify Real Mil-spec 550lb Paracord – over 1,500 shares in less than a week.
We serve nearly 300,000 (and growing) page views every month. Our traffic comes from several different sources…
Search – We receive tens of thousands of unique visitors every month from search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, and dozens of others. Our articles score very high for several thousand keywords including high-traffic keywords and highly-targeted long tail keywords.
Social – We receive tens of thousands of unique visitors every month directly from social sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Digg, Disqus, and many more.
Referral – We receive tens of thousands of unique visitors every month from other niche related websites like SHTFPreparedness.com and ThePrepperTimes.com. We are even linked to from sites like BobVila.com, among many others.
And The Best Part…
We believe in giving back to our writers by promoting their articles on social media and throughout our site on the homepage and featured slider, and many other places.
We want your article to be seen as much as possible so we do all we can to promote it wherever we can. We will promote your articles on our social accounts when they’re first published and many more times as they are picked up later and shared by us.
How To Submit Your First Article
To submit your first article please read what we’re looking for above, and the basic guidelines, then read the rest of this page to the end.
If you read our guide, Writing Best Practices, and check out our Sample Post, and check out a few articles that we have already published, you will have a very good idea of exactly what we’re looking for.
If you need to ask any questions before you start, or if you just want to know if we’ll like your article idea, simply email us beforehand and we’ll let you know.
When you’re article is ready, email it to us and attach any images to the email. We will format and publish it for you.
Make sure to include some verbiage stating that you have permission to use the content and images, and that we can use them too.
Here’s some sample verbiage that you can include in the email: “I own copyright to this article and images and/or these images are royalty free. I give BeSurvival.com permission to use them.”
We really prefer for writers to submit their articles in Word, WordPad, or Writer instead of copypasting text in the email itself, this makes formatting much easier.
Please note that articles that are just a big ol’ block of text with no paragraphs may not be accepted.
Send your article or questions to SubmitPost@BeSurvival.com
Article submissions MUST include the following:
- Your name
- A link to your website (if you want)
- The article
- The image(s)
The Legal Stuff
Are You Ready? Write For Us!
Are you ready to make a guest post or maybe become a regular author on one of the top websites in the survival and prepping niche?
We hope so, and we look forward to working with you. Submit your article via email to SubmitPost@BeSurvival.com as described in “How to Submit Your First Article” above. To prove that you actually read everything, include the name of the first President of the United States in your email.
If you have any questions please email us. We’re happy to help, so feel free to ask anything.