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How to Pitch

Pitching Guidelines for Vacay Stories

Thank you for your interest in contributing to Vacay Stories! We're excited to hear your ideas and potentially collaborate with you on creating engaging content for our audience. Before you submit your pitch, please review the following guidelines.

Topics We Cover

Travel Destinations: Share your experiences, insider tips, and recommendations for exploring destinations around the world.
Travel Tips and Hacks: Provide practical advice, packing tips, budget travel hacks, and other useful information for travellers.
Cultural Experiences: Dive into the local culture, traditions, cuisine, and customs of different regions.
Lifestyle Features and Listicles: Explore topics related to wellness, beauty, digital nomadism, and more within the realm of travel and lifestyle.

Pitch Format

Title: Provide a clear and catchy title that summarises your article idea.
Synopsis: Briefly outline your article idea, including the main points you plan to cover and why it would be of interest to our audience. The pitch should be no longer than two paragraphs.
Angle: Explain the unique angle or perspective you will bring to the topic. What makes your approach fresh and compelling?
Supporting Materials: If applicable, include any relevant research, interviews, or multimedia elements (e.g., photos, videos) that will enhance your article.
Images: General images are sourced in-house unless otherwise stated. For personal essay stories, we ask that you include images of yourself to help elevate the article. Images should be submitted as JPEG files.

Submission Guidelines

Word Count: Articles typically range from 600 to 1000 words, but we're open to longer pieces for in-depth features.
Originality: We prioritise original content that hasn't been published elsewhere. Please let us know if your pitch has been submitted to other publications.
Style: We value engaging, conversational writing that resonates with our audience. Show personality and inject your unique voice into your writing. Voice: Stories must embody positivity, captivation, and courtesy. We do not accept content that may be deemed offensive.
SEO Considerations: While we encourage creativity, consider incorporating relevant keywords and optimising your content for search engines.

How to Submit

Please send your pitch via email to stories@vacastories.com with the subject line: "Pitch: [Your Article Title]." In your email, include a brief introduction about yourself, along with any relevant writing samples or portfolio links.

Our editorial team will review your pitch and get back to you if it’s accepted. If you haven’t heard from us after two weeks of submitting your pitch, please assume your submission is unsuccessful.

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