Contribute

Would you like to write an article for Surfd.com? We’re interested in hearing from writers who have deep knowledge of surf culture combined with the ability to construct clear and coherent articles.

Please note, that any links submitted in your articles must be to reputable sources. Anything spammy or irrelevant will be deleted. If you’re looking to post purely for SEO then please don’t waste your time – you will end up disappointed. Our goal is to provide informative, educational content that improves the lives of our readers. This includes surf product reviews, travel articles, interviews and inspiration.

Article prerequisites:

  • 1000 words+.
  • UK or US English are fine.
  • Text should be properly edited. Please run it through a tool like Grammarly before sending. Spelling mistakes and poor grammar will be rejected as we have limited editing capacity.
  • Please format the article using headings and subheadings.
  • Submit a Word doc or similar.
  • Images appreciated but not necessary.
  • Articles must be original – please don’t send duplicate content.
  • Include a bio, with links to your website and / or social profiles (yes, that’s fine!).

Content partnerships

If you are looking to promote your brand or product please contact us. We are happy to run product reviews or collaborate to produce features about your news, brand or initiatives.

Will I get paid for my article?

If you can provide an original and exclusive article of 1500+ words that adds significant value to our website then we are open to negotiating a payment. Please send a pitch in advance.

What kind of articles are we looking for?

  • Product reviews
  • Destination reviews
  • Interviews with surfers, shapers, artists, writers, photographers, etc
  • How-to articles
  • Lists of the best places / products / experiences
  • Inspirational content
  • Improving surf performance

If you can write a high quality article that meets our requirements we’ll be happy to include you on our site.

Image galleries

If you are a photographer, please feel free to submit a gallery of images, plus a bio. If you’d like to be interviews, please contact us.

Videos

If you are a surf videographer, please get in touch. We’re happy to feature videos along with interviews or stories.