Write For Us!
Launched in 1999, Trend Planet is a growing, news and lifestyle website covering a wide variety of trends that serves a growing audience across the planet.
Real People. Real Knowledge.
Trend Planet is fully powered by writers who are self-motivated independent contributors. Each Trend Planet writer is able to express through words and photos a deep expertise in a topic. Their knowledge is enhanced by a viewpoint unique to their experiences and oftentimes, their location.
Ready? Here are the qualifications we expect of Trend Planet Writers, and of you as an applicant:
- You are a credible, passionate, and knowledgeable subject matter expert
- Even if you’re not a professional writer, you feel ready to write interesting articles about your topic in the third person
- You are willing to provide timely, accurate and fair information with proper attribution of your sources as appropriate
- As it makes sense, you’re willing to infuse your articles with a local point of view, including coverage of venues, events and local attractions
- You are willing to contribute 1-2 articles per week/month on average to build and keep your audience (ideally but we accept 1 time only articles too!)
- You are open to our feedback about your topic and articles, and are interested in creating the highest quality articles possible
Set? Join us to begin enjoying the benefits, including:
- Exposure: Build your readership with visibility on Trend Planet, our mobile site and through various website partnerships
- Platform: Publishing through our website allows you to take advantage of our built-in Search Engine Optimization and social marketing tools
- Compensation: We love writers who want to write for the love, for our more dedicated writers, competitive rates recognize your writing activity and reader interest (pay varies)
- Training: Trend Planet staff will guide you through publishing your first article and will remain available to help you improve your writing, technical and marketing skills
- Humans: We have a great team who will contact you on a regular basis to offer feedback, answer your questions and welcome you to our community of contributors
- Editorial Guidance: Trend Planet writers are free to write what they know, while our HQ team helps guide you through editorial calendars and promotional opportunities
- Access: We help Trend Planet writers achieve the credentials needed to attend and cover local and national events
- Special programs: Rewards from local vendors, gift cards, and more are possible!
Ready to write? Your first article you can submit below. Once we have approved you as a writer you will have a login to begin to edit and control your topics on your own! Want to submit a more detailed article or PDF? Doc file? Email firstname.lastname@example.org directly.