Wanted: Writers and Bloggers

Wanted: Writers and Bloggers

Posted By Paul G December 12th, 2013 Blog

Job Description

PowWows.com is looking for bloggers to submit articles, interviews, photos, videos, product reviews, top 10 lists, and more!  We are working to expand our coverage of Native American topics and bring more content to our readers.

The ideal person is a self starter that is passionate about Native culture.  Your charisma needs to show in your writing and videos.  We are looking for writers passionate about Pow Wows and Native culture.

Benefits

  • Have your articles read by a community of thousands
  • Join a community of Native writers
  • $25/published article
  • Bonuses offered

Requirements:

  • Personal computer and at-home Internet connectivity required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Technically proficient with computer, mobile devices, and camera.
  • Experience with online blogging tools such as WordPress
  • Write one 500-1000 word article (at least) every month, with preference on a new posting every two weeks. 
  • Blogs must be original content
  • You must be able to write clearly with minimal grammatical or spelling mistakes.  
  • Articles must include at least one original image, preferably more. No copyright images permitted

Frequently Asked Questions

  • I’ve never written in WordPress, but am interested in writing for The Pow Wows. Is that a deal breaker?
    No!  Knowing WordPress is a plus.  But no worries if you have no experience.  We can teach you the system.
  • I have a great blog idea, but what if I don’t have a photo? 
    Depending on the topic, we may be able to use a photo from our library.
  • What about deadlines?
    No deadlines here!  We ask that you post at least once per month.  This is  on your schedule though!
  • I want to write – will I definitely be accepted as a writer for PowWows.com?
    We accept writers based on their writing samples and past work.  Not everyone is the right fit for our site.  Send us a sample and we can discuss your fit for PowWows.com.
  • I already write for my own blog or XYZ.com. Is that ok?
    Of course!  We welcome experienced writers.  Content for our site needs to be original and not posted elsewhere however.

This position will be a contract relationship with PowWows.com, LLC.

You can work from your home! This job is part time – you set your hours. We welcome applicants that currently work full time to apply.

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16 thoughts on “Wanted: Writers and Bloggers

  1. Are you still looking for Powwow bloggers? If so, I am definitely interested. There are a few things I will need to get done before getting started like, acquiring internet service and upgrading the computer. For the past year, I have been recovering from a serious back injury but on the road to recovery and am ready for a whole new chapter in my life. Being Native American and growing up in NE Oklahoma has allowed a wonderful lifelong Powwow culture experience. Having the opportunity to put all of the wonderful things I have experienced over the years as well as new ones to pen, oh how fulfilling that would be. Thank you for any opportunity.

  2. Stacie Phillips~Farnsley says:

    I love to write and hope this position is just right for me and that it is still available. I have a great love of writing, a gift handed down from my father. I am of Native heritage on both sides of my parentage and these PowWow videos and blogs, seeing Our people dance the sacred dances again, does my heart good. Beautiful! My Grandmothers Are smiling down from Heaven at the progress we have made to get some of our children back to the ways of old. There will come a time once again, when All of Our Mixed Children will dance. Teaching them the way is half the journey for a mother of mixed blood. I am white on the outside…but to know me tells more.

  3. Regina Murillo says:

    Hello,

    I recently tired to apply for your bloggers position above this link; however, it would not let me submit. Is there another way to apply?

  4. Karen L. Testerman says:

    I am getting my grandchildren ready to hit the Pow Wow trail. Taking laptop, and camera. Perfect opportunity to take photographs and write articles.

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