TheCandidLivingGuide is a blog centered on realistic ways of living filled with practical advice and inspirations on career, finance content etc. Therefore we mainly feature list articles such as top 10, top 20 & top 50 on the blog.
You can write a list article on any topic that relates to our Website Categories you find interesting.
For content to pass editorial review it must meet the following requirements:
Length: Ideally 500- 1000 words+ (Flexible Criteria)
Purpose: The article must have a clear purpose; headline must clearly reflect what the article is about, the reader should know the purpose of the article under 5 seconds of reading.
Target Reader: Who does the information in this article benefit and what is the key takeaway from the article.
Methodology: The author must establish a clear ranking metric to make the information credible. For example, if you’re writing on top 10 musicians, album sales, social media following, average YouTube views, awards could be used as a metric.
Language: The language of the article must be British/American English. Readability level is set at eight years old; easy to read by an 8-year-old. Hemmingway App can be useful for simplifying your article.
Fluff: A good article is like a car engine, every word must serve a purpose. If you are confused on how to identify fluff in your article; anything that does not make the article unreadable when removed is fluff.
Originality: Article must be free of plagiarized content.
The pitch should contain the structure of the article.
Before writing an article, you should send a short pitch to the editor
Use this form:
C LEVEL Writer: N2/word.
B LEVEL Writer: N3/word.
A LEVEL: N5/word.
Editors will award levels depending on the quality of the content or writer.
Once the article is approved, payment is deposited into your bank account on a stipulated day (Usually within 2-3 days, except stated otherwise).
- Read the content policy
- Submit your pitch
- The editor will reply you: Accepted, Accepted With Alteration & Rejected
- Submit content
- The editor will review your content: Accepted, Accepted With Alteration & Rejected
- The article becomes the sole property of TheCandidLivingGuide and its parent company.
- Content will go live
- You will receive a content payable slip
- You will be paid on a stipulated day