Write for Us: Editor Guidelines
Thanks for your interest in writing for TrendsNation!
Before you think of contributing to TrendsNation. Do you…
Have the passion and knowledge in the niche you are interested in writing about?
If yes, would you be consistent in your passion and create a sustainable impact?
Have you created an account and have been a follower of TrendsNation?
If so, you’re ready to submit!
Frequently Asked Questions
What should I write about?
To get a sense for the type of work we publish, read our site! We like practical, actionable advice, posts that will help writers on their own writing journey. Please write in the “you” voice as much as possible, then support your advice with personal experience or stories.
Do you pay?
We Do NOT pay new writers until our team have come to the conclusion that your impact has been beneficial, then you will be considered for a pay cheque. Your passion will take you there.
Can I repost my submission on my blog?
No. If we run your post on TrendsNation, we retain the rights to that content. We don’t allow republishing on your own blog or any other website. (Did you know reposting content can hurt SEO traffic results for everyone involved? We try to keep it tidy around here.). Contributors looking to send readers to their website are not welcomed.
How long should my posts be?
Aim for 600-900 words. Little less can be accepted.
How do i start posting as a contributor
You should first use the form below to request approval. If your application is granted, you will be provided contributor access to share your voice.
Should I pitch you my idea before writing the post?
If you’d like to, go ahead. But we’re happy to consider a draft as well.
Should I include links within the piece?
Yes. Please include links that will be helpful and relevant for the reader – they can be to appropriate posts on your site or on any other news site or blog. When you can link to other posts on TrendsNation, that makes us happy, too.
Should I write a headline?
That’d be great! We reserve the right to tweak it for SEO, style or just to make it more attention-grabbing. But if you want to suggest one, that makes our job easier.
Will you edit my post?
We’ll edit for content and clarity, doing our best to preserve your voice.
Anything else I should keep in mind?
Posts should be written in blog style, with short paragraphs and lots of white space. Including a few sub-headings is much appreciated, and please use only one space between sentences!
Should I include a photo?
Yes, Photos speak a thousand words. The more relevant photos in your post, the better.
What should I do after I submit my post?
For new writers, we will review your post before publishing it. After publishing, when it runs, we hope you’ll be active in the comments, responding to readers’ questions or thoughts.
We look forward to your contribution!
~ TrendsNation Team