FAQs – Frequently Asked Questions

What is Countryside Network?
How do I subscribe to Countryside Network?
Is Countryside Network available for my Kindle/Nook/Android tablet?
Where can I buy Countryside Network publications locally? Do you offer a paper/mail subscription?
What iOS is supported for our iPad edition?
I purchased the app through the website, but when I download the app, I don’t have access to the issue content.
Does the app work with iPad 1?
How do I know my app password?
How do I change my password?
How do I change my email address?
How do I submit my stories or photos to Countryside Network?
What is your refund policy?
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What is Countryside Network?

Countryside Network is a website published by Swift Communications, Inc.
Pioneering the Simple Life
Everyone on the Countryside team — from our editors to our advertising managers to our digital gurus — believes that tending our gardens, managing our homesteads, raising our livestock and poultry humanely, eating whole food and living sustainably are all worthy pursuits. We believe in the fruits of those labors — unconditional love and a balanced lifestyle. And we are committed to helping anyone learn how to live simply by providing the information you seek quickly and easily — so that you can spend more of your time doing what you love.

How do I subscribe?

Countryside Network offers four publications. Countryside & Small Stock Journal, Backyard Poultry Magazine, sheep! and Dairy Goat Journal.
Countryside & Small Stock Journal and Backyard Poultry Magazine each include six digital issues annually, with each issue delivering great content. For the greatest value and convenience, combine website access to Countryside & Small Stock Journal and Backyard Poultry Magazine with an iPad magazine subscription and print subscription. sheep! and Dairy Goat Journal are available as print subscriptions. Ready to subscribe?  Signing up for unlimited access to Countryside has never been easier. Just go to our Magazine Subscriber Page, select a subscription offer and fill in your information.

Subscription Offers

Countryside Magazine

All Access Print & Digital Pass
Take Countryside Magazine either on your iPad or in your backpack, or enjoy access to our magazine via your laptop or desktop computer.

$29.97/year

Website Edition
Enjoy Countryside Network’s articles on your laptop or desktop computer.

$24.99/year

Print Edition
Read Countryside Magazine wherever you go!

$19.99/year

iPad Edition
Read Countryside Network on your tablet!

$14.99/year

Backyard Poultry Magazine

All Access Print & Digital Pass
Take Backyard Poultry Magazine either on your iPad or in your backpack, or enjoy access to our magazine via your laptop or desktop computer.

$34.97/year

Website Edition
Enjoy Backyard Poultry Magazine’s articles on your laptop or desktop computer.

$29.99/year

Print Edition
Read Backyard Poultry Magazine wherever you go!

$24.99/year

iPad Edition
Read Backyard Poultry Magazine on your tablet!

$19.99/year

Dairy Goat Journal

Print Edition
Read Dairy Goat Journal wherever you go!

$24.99/year

sheep!

Print Edition
Read sheep! wherever you go!

$24.99/year

Is Countryside Network available for my Kindle/Nook/Android tablet?

The apps for Countryside Network magazines do not currently work on any device other than the Apple iPad.

Our website subscriptions are accessible via any browser, whether laptop/desktop or other tablet, though!

Where can I buy Countryside Network locally? Do you offer a paper/mail subscription?

All the Countryside Network publications available as print editions via a mail subscription. Single issues of each magazine are also available in the Countryside Shop

What iOS is supported for our iPad edition?

For the best user experience please, please upgrade your iPad to iOS 8.

I purchased the app through the website, but when I download the app, I don’t have access to the issue content.

Once you open the app, make sure to click the My Account tab and log in.

Does the app work with iPad 1?

No, the app will not work on an iPad 1.

How do I know my app password?

When you subscribed online, you should have received your password via email. But don’t worry, you can reset your password anytime to anything you want by going through the forgot password flow. Your website password and app password are always the same.

How do I change my password?

To change your password, follow these four easy steps:

  1. Sign in using your email address and current password at countrysidenetwork.com.
  2. Click on My Account in the upper right-hand corner of the screen to access your account information.  My Account should appear in a blue text next to the sign out button.
  3. Select the Change Password link. Fill in your new password on the page displayed.
  4. Scroll down near the bottom of the page and hit the blue Update Profile button.You will now be able to sign into countrysidenetwork.com using your new password.

How do I change my email address?

To change your eMail address, follow these four easy steps:

  1. Sign in using your old email address at countrysidenetwork.com.
  2. Click on My Account in the upper right-hand corner of the screen to access your account information.  My Account should appear in a blue text next to the sign out button.
  3. Select the Update eMail address link. Fill in your new email address on page displayed.
  4. Scroll down near the bottom of the page and hit the blue Update Profile button. You will now be able to sign into countrysidenetwork.com using your new email address.

How do I submit my stories or photos to Countryside Network?

We are always looking for talented writers and photographers to feature in our magazine.  When sending us your submission, please take into account the following procedures, which will help us to expedite the submission process.

All submissions inquiries can be sent via our contact form.

If you have an interest please contact us and we will send detailed information. Here is a brief overview:

Article Submission Requirements:

  • A brief description/outline of your proposed article
  • Three to five writing samples
  • A listing of publications where you work has been previously published

 

What is your refund policy?

You may cancel your website and print subscription at any time; you will be refunded for any issues (print) or Months (Website Access) you have not yet received. You will be reimbursed by check or credit card depending on the method of your original payment. iPad edition subscriptions may be canceled at any time but no refunds will be provided. Just contact us if you are unhappy for any reason at any time.

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Updated October 29, 2015