Want to become a Publisher?
Are you interested in becoming a publisher on VacationsAlabama.com and sharing your journey through Alabama? We offer a free section on the website where you can share your journey. We do not pay you for posting but allow you to post links to your social media accounts or website to gain more traction. Your section on the website will be custom designed for your activity. You will also have your own page where all of your post are displayed.
We will soon also feature all our Publishers on the homepage of the site as well as in the sidebar of the site. We will also create a publisher page that list all our publishers.
If you are an outdoor enthusiast and would love a platform to share your adventure we welcome you.
Who we are looking for?
- Drone Pilots
- Waterfall Chasers
- Canoers and Kayakers
- Rock Climbers
- Fishermen- Deep sea, Fly, lake...
- Mountain Bikers- Trail riders
- Bird Watching
- Butterfly Chasers
- Plant Enthusiast
- Gold Panning
Have an idea we don't list?
A Few Things You May Be Wondering:
We make it as easy as can be! We set you up a login and once logged in you will be able to post new articles. It is rather easy to create the data you want to post.
Enter the name that you wish to use for the title of you post
Rock Climbing At Cherokee Rock Village June 2019
Create the text you want to use for your post. (we recommend you write it in another editor like word and spell check, and then copy and past the text and format in the wordpress editor.
Upload your photos to the gallery (give your images a proper name, the caption is created when you upload them, you can change this after you upload them also.)
Insert any video urls you have
Fill out Keywords
Select a category or create your own.
Add a description in Yoast at the bottom of your post
Set a featured Image for your post, this is for when your post is shared!
No, all we require is that images are large enough. We prefer images at least 500px tall or 500px wide. You can upload any size image and will resize the image.
We do not host videos, but what we do is allow you to copy the url directly from Youtube into a field on your post. If you prefer Vimeo, that is also available.
all you have to do is copy the url of your video that in the address bar of your browser.
We have a limit of 20 photographs you upload onto the website in each post, We will supply 4 fields for videos for each post.
It is pretty easy to name your photographs. All you have to do is name your images in the way you want to caption them. When you upload your images, your description and caption will automatically be created from your photo file name. You can change caption or description later if you wish.
Example name: 2018 Little River Falls descent.jpg
You do not even have to use - or _ in your image name. But you do however either have a space between the words or _ or - be
Jpgs or Pngs are both accepted.
Absolutely as long as it pertains to the niche of what you post. So if you are going to a rock climbing event, post it. If you are a kayaker and you are going to descent a waterfall, let the people know when and where!
If you want to create a group event, that is great!
We get all kinds of traffic from all kinds of keywords, so it is hard to tell how much you may get. However you will greatly improve the traffic you by using well written seo friendly content. Fore example if you are writing about your trip to Russell Cave National Monument. You would want to use that phrase throughout your article.
Do you have to write content. We do not require you to write, but it is a best practice SEO wise and user experience wise! Google loves content and so do visitors.
If you correctly name your images, this will help as well.
Before you publish it is also a great idea to add some keywords as well as fill out the description of your post in the yoast seo fields at the bottom of your post.
You are welcome to also save your post as a draft and come back and finishing.
We can absolutely help you get started!
There are a couple of ways we can do this.
We can take screenshots if you have questions.
We can take screen recording or videos of us showing you how to do everything.
We also can provide real time screen sharing via Skype or Teamviewer.
We are open to the best option for you.
Depending on how busy it is at the current time you apply to be a publisher. It could take as long a day to a week before you set up your account and get it designed specifically for you.
You are welcome to design your own header and banners for your section. All you have to do is request to do so and i will give you the header dimensions and banner dimensions.
We also can design custom layout for you.
Say you are a mountain biker and want to have sections.
for example Location How many Miles How tough, we are open to custom layouts.