Hey Beautiful’s primary goal is to deliver quality content for the women of the urban community. Main topics include health, fashion, stories, life, entrepreneurship, and technology. Writing at Hey Beautiful is a great way to tell your story, share experiences, get exposure and help others to grow.
What Are We Looking For?
We seek only the highest quality content, whether it is a success story, heath tips, tutorial, entreprenuenial or savvy business advice – it has to be valuable for Hey Beautiful readers so they can learn, grow – and then inspire and lead.
This online guideline will provide you with all the information you need to help you get started with your article. Please carefully consider articles recently published on Hey Beautiful to get a sense of what quality we expect from you.
It’s very important that you format your article according to Hey Beautiful formatting style. Follow the common formatting guidelines:
- Break your sentences in paragraphs.
- Use bulleted lists wherever possible.
- Don’t overuse bold and italic formatting.
- For main headlines use H1.
- For sub-headlines use H3.
If you are taking your own pictures as illustrations, make sure the image width is 640px, preferred height is 400px, when saving for the web on Photoshop, save it in 80% quality, .jpg image.
Make sure to name the images correctly giving descriptive titles:
bad example – photo1.jpg
good example – you-are-ready-to-quit-your-job-in-2015.jpg
To better convey the point don’t forget to add a caption under the image.
For the featured image there are two options, cover image should be 1600x1000px size or 640x400px size for a normal post. Make sure the image is not distorted or disproportionally stretched. For free, high-quality images to use in your articles check Unsplash, Stock Up, and StockSnap.
Don’t link out more than needed. When linking out make sure the website is credible and trusted resource.
Thanks for your interest in contributing to Hey Beautiful. Please fill out the form below and we’ll get back to you if your sample article is accepted.
- Your submission must be your original work and not published elsewhere.
- Your submission may be edited prior to publishing.
- Please credit all the sources.
- Not all submissions will be accepted.
- No ads please, for advertising opportunities check out the Advertise page.
After the submission, we will review your article and will let you know if there are any changes needed before publishing.
Thank you for contributing and making Hey Beautiful more valuable for everyone.
Just drop a mail at firstname.lastname@example.org