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Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Examiner.com is looking for a Writers - National Celebrity Topics


Examiner.com is looking for talented writers willing to promote their insider knowledge to a large online community through our Top 100 website. Examiners are topic insiders with solid writing skills. They have their own page on our website complete with a photo and a bio which may also include links to their personal site. Examiners have increased their online audience, improved their personal brand recognition, and become the go-to experts about their topics – all because of the portfolio of work they developed on Examiner.com. In short, writers associated with Examiner.com have found that their work has opened doors to greater opportunities.


We are actively seeking Examiners in our NATIONAL edition to cover topics about celebrities: 


  • Celebrity Chefs Examiner 

  • Celebrity Food Products Examiner 

  • Celebrity Health Examiner 

  • Celebrity Homes Examiner 

  • Celebrity Icons Examiner 

  • Celebrity Kids Examiner 

  • Celebrity Parenting Examiner 

  • Celebrity Pets Examiner 

  • Celebrity Relationships Examiner 


  • Celebrity Religion & Spirituality Examiner

    Advantages:

  • Your articles appear on Examiner.com, a site with over 17 million unique monthly visitors 

  • You decide where and when to write 

  • Become highly visible on search engines 

  • Promote you knowledge, work and boost your personal brand 

  • Expand your credibility and reputation as the go-to expert while building an audience and fan base 

  • Easy to use publishing and metrics tools 

  • Free training and support for effective online publishing and search engine marketing (SEM) 

  • Share and learn using our network of subject matter insiders - the largest in the world 

  • Creative freedom to decide what to write about within your topic and you retain rights to your content 

  • No fees or start-up costs


    Qualifications:

  • Credible, passionate and knowledgeable subject matter expert 

  • Able to tell engaging stories using solid writing skills (spelling, grammar, etc.) 

  • Access to timely, accurate information within the topic and able to provide a local angle 

  • Ability to keep their Examiner page current, which usually means publishing a minimum of 3 - 4 brief (200-400 words) articles per week and replying to comments 

  • Desire to build their readership, understand their audience, and be the expert 

  • Interest in online/SEO writing 

  • Technically savvy; able to learn and utilize web/publishing tools and internet applications


    Compensation:

    Most people become Examiners because of the exposure they receive from being on a Top 100 website and the additional opportunities that result from it. Examiners are independent contractors and receive competitive pay based on posting frequency and internet variables including page views, subscriptions, session length, and advertiser interest. Plainly, this isn’t a gig that will support you. Your rewards come from your exposure and your ability to expand your audience. So, your efforts as an Examiner can definitely pay off.

    About Examiner.com

    Launched in April 2008, Examiner.com is the insider source for everything local, offering a rich mix of hyper-local and globally-relevant content. We have presence in most U.S. cities, thousands of towns and neighborhoods, and are developing a strong presence in international markets including Canada. Examiner.com is a division of the Clarity Digital Group, LLC, wholly owned by The Anschutz Company, a Denver-based investment company whose broad array of assets include AEG and other live sports and entertainment; print and digital media; hospitality; film production and exhibition; wind energy development and transmission.

    How to apply

    Click the "Examiner.com" link at the top of this page to get routed to our National edition online application (if you don't use the link you will end up in your local edition instead). Type "CELEBRITY" in the topic search box and select a primary topic title that matches your area of expertise and up to two alternative topics from the list. You can be accepted for one.
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