Apply To Write At News For Shoppers

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When reviewing applications, we look for several traits:

  • The ability to write original, useful, informative posts in a news journalism style.
  • Knowledge and experience in a consumer topic/issue.
  • Knowledge of basic SEO principles.
  • Excellent grammar and an attention to details.

Please keep these items in mind as you complete the application.

In most cases we will respond to your application within one business day.

Name & Email

Primary Topic(s) of Interest

What consumer topics are you an expert in?

Note: you will not be limited to these topics, but they would be your primary focus. Do not be concerned if you see others writing in your topic of choice. Multiple reporters can write within the same topic area.

Knowledge & Experience:

Please describe your knowledge and experience in your topic area(s). Are you a rabid fan? Do you work in or have your studied this subject? Have you reported on this topic on another site?

If you already write about it, participate in related forums, maintain a related blog/website, or post about it on social media, please provide links to your work.

Staying Up To Date:

How do you stay current and up to date on your topic(s)?

What topic related news sites and/or forums do you visit regularly?


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Do you currently have an approved AdSense account?

If the answer is 'no' and you have never applied for AdSense, please do not apply for it until we have had a chance to discuss the application process with you.

If you have applied for AdSense and were turned down, or had an approved account disabled, please provide details:

Social Networks

Do you currently have any active social networks (twitter, FB, etc) that you can use to help promote your own articles in addition to what we do through NFS? If so, please provide details.

Grammar & Proofing Ability

Please correct the following snippets. You may change punctuation, spelling, wording, sentence structure, and/or make other corrections.

If a snippet appears to be correct as is, you may leave it unedited.

Sample Article

Please enter an original and timely article below. Your post should be between 150 to 250 words.

If you have consumer related articles written in a news style already published online, you may provide links to four or five examples instead of writing an article.

Please note

We ARE NOT looking for writers that just write general, unsubstantiated, "tips" types of articles or simply rewrite articles from other sources.

We ARE seeking writers that can:

1) write knowledgeably and interestingly about current, breaking, events in their chosen topic areas;

2) gear their posts to shoppers, consumers and fans of the product/topic, providing useful information and insight;

3) write in a news journalism style using an inverted pyramid structure (link will open in new window);

4) have a basic knowledge of SEO and know how to write effectively online.

For serious consideration, please demonstrate these abilities.

If accepted as a writer, you may use this as your first article here at News For Shoppers. If you are not accepted, you are welcome to use it on other sites. It will not be published here if your application is not accepted.

When done, please submit this application by clicking the 'submit' button below.

Terms and Conditions

By submitting this application, you certify that you understand and agree to the following: You are applying to be a contributor to News For Shoppers (NFS). As a contributor, you are not an employee nor an independent contractor of NFS. The revenue sharing program available to NFS contributors relies on a third party (Google) which tracks earnings and issues payments based on their own policies of which NFS has no control. NFS does not guarantee that contributors will earn revenue. NFS reserves the right to change/discontinue/replace the revenue sharing program if needed in the future. Published contributions become property of NFS and will remain on the site for an indefinite period of time. NFS reserves the right to remove contributions and/or discontinue its relationship with individual contributors at any time.