Guest Posting on The Local Tourist


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The Local Tourist accepts guests posts. Each submitted guest post is evaluated based on content, relevance, and readability. If your post is approved by our editors it could appear on our  section and on our home page as one of our featured news items. It could also be posted to our and accounts. In return, we ask that you share with your social media networks as well.

What types of posts do you accept?

We're looking for three types of posts:

  1. Posts that are specific to Chicago, San Diego, or Milwaukee. These could be individual restaurant, attraction, or accommodation reviews; round-ups; suggested itineraries; highlighted people and/or businesses, etc. If selected, these posts will appear on the individual city subdomains as well as on the main domain.
  2. Mini-city guides to anywhere! These can be suggested itineraries, dining guides, eat/play/stay round-ups, etc. Reviews of individual attractions, restaurants, and accommodations will not be considered unless they're in one of our existing city sites.
  3. Travel Tips. Do you have outstanding travel tips? Share them on The Local Tourist!

Do you accept duplicate content?

While original content is preferred, we DO accept duplicate content. Please make sure to include a link at the bottom of your guest post stating "This was originally posted on {insert your domain here}."

Do you have an author box?

No. To make sure our readers can see who you are, fill out the Author Information field below. If this is not filled out, we won't be able to publish your post.

How will I know if my post is published?

If we can use your post we'll send you an email letting you know and will provide the publication date. We'll also send you the URL so you can schedule your social media shares.

I want to contribute regularly. Do I have to fill out this form each time?

So you want to be a regular contributor, with all the coolness and perqs that come with it? Great! Please fill out our !

I can't see the form - how do I apply?

You must be a and logged in to submit your application. When you register you'll receive a confirmation email. Click on the link in the message you receive and then return to this form.

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Thanks for considering TLT!

PR Companies: if you would like to submit a post for your clients please apply to our "" program.