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Write For Us

At zonline.africa we are constantly looking for individuals with a knack for journalism and verve for writing to submit articles for publication on www.zonline.africa/news. Articles can be educational, commentary or retail-focused in relation to online shopping, comparison shopping, business marketing (social media, email, content marketing, mobile, SEO, paid search), conversion rates, customer service delivery, sales promotions, affiliate programs, shipping & logistics, order processing and management, entrepreneurship, eCommerce technology, general technology, fashion, banking, eCommerce events in Africa and more.

This is a great way for writers to create an online following. Active authors will get a free domain e.g. www.yourname.zonline.africa and can qualify for paid writing.

Paid zonline.africa writers are eCommerce subject matter experts with much direct retail-focused experience in any of the points along the eCommerce value chain, including but not limited to online sales, fulfillment, content marketing, eCommerce software.

Payment:

We pay for high quality exclusive, original content according to the following writer payment schedule:

  • 50$ for every article from 400-600 words
  • 100$ for every article from above 600 words

Articles that don't meet our editorial guidelines will not be paid for nor will those submitted from authors not pre-approved for paid content... To qualify for paid content, a writer must:
  1. have had at least 4 qualifying articles published in each of the preceding 6 consecutive months
  2. apply to publish paid articles

Application Guidelines:

  • Only apply if you have experience in eCommerce or any area in relation to eCommerce
  • Include at least one article you have written for publication on zonline.africa
  • Include up to 5 links of existing published articles if you have had some of your work published online

Guidelines For Article Submission

  • Send your articles that meet the below criteria to info(AT)zonline(DOT)africa to the attention of Mazwi (replace AT with @ and DOT with a period).
  • Articles must be original and not plagiarized
  • Articles must have a title. We may edit it at publication
  • Keep articles within 500 words for better reader engagement
  • If your article is not published, please don’t stop sending more articles
  • Feel free to send us an email if you sent an article but you notice it has not been published within a week depending on the time-sensitivity of the article
  • If you have not already sent in your profile, you must email us a photo to use on your profile and a short bio on you not more than 50 words
  • You can send articles in advance and we will space out their publication depending on the time-sensitivity of the material.
  • Check back on feedback on your article to engage your readers in any comments you may have on your article.