Write For Us

Thank you for your interest in writing for us

NIJIRI Blog has a Streamlined Focus on Entrepreneurship and Businesses for Startups and SMEs (Small and Medium Scale Enterprises) and we are passionate about our vision to ‘Enterprise Nigeria, One Blog Post at a Time’.

 

What We Require From You

First, we expect you to be a researcher! We require original, interesting, compelling, well researched and proven articles that empower Startups and SMEs to Start, Run and effectively Manage their businesses in any enterprising Industry in Nigeria. We could give you topics on any of the following:

  1. ‘How To’ Articles e.g ‘How to Start a cattle farm in Nigeria’
  2. ‘List’ Articles e.g ‘11 Things Investors Look for in Startups’
  3. Argumentation or Opinionated Articles e.g ‘SEO vs PPC | Who Wins?’
  4. Research based or data driven articles
  5. Inspirational/Motivational Articles with no religious bias.
  6. You could also suggest topics and submit based on the list above. We expect you to be an authority in the field/industry you are writing in. At the very least, we expect you to do an exhaustive study and research.

How We Want the Articles

  1. Minimum of 1,500-word articles.
  2. Original content, never published anywhere. Can’t overemphasise that.
  3. Calibri 12, single line spacing in Microsoft Word
  4. Original images or credits of copyrighted images. Better still, you can leave the images to us.
  5. Voice (Ex: 1st person singular [I, me, my], 1st person plural [we, our, us], 2nd person [you, your], 3rd person [he, she, it, they].)
  6. Style/Tone (Ex: professional/formal, personable/informal, hip, factual, salesy, humorous, lifestyle, conversational, etc.)
  7. Formatting Requirements (Ex: headers, bulleted lists, numbered lists, HTML, short paragraphs, hyperlinks, call to action, meta information, etc.)

Article Structure or Format

Let your article follow this content format, otherwise we will move it from our inbox to our trash with the click of a button:

Section 1. Introduction. briefly introduce your article.

Section 2. Learning objectives. What will your readers learn

Section 3. Body

Section 4. Conclusion

What We Do Not Accept

  1. Self-promoting content or promotion of personal business
  2. Promotion of Affiliate Links
  3. Articles that are not relevant to our business niche
  4. Links within post. We will place these based on our editorial discretion.
  5. No copied, regurgitated or rewritten content. No spun articles. Believe me, we have a ‘ninja’ software that can easily detect all these and whip you out. No try am!
  6. No article, even if written by you, that has been published somewhere else before.

About Payment

  1. We pay ₦1,500.00 per article. All articles must not be lesser than 1,500 words.
  2. We ONLY pay for the articles we approve and publish. If you submit two articles and only one gets approved, it is that very one approved that will be published and paid for.
  3. We pay at the end of every month to your local bank account in Nigeria.

Our Reservations

  1. We have exclusive right to every article published on our site, including the one you are planning to submit to us! Uhn? Yep! As such, you may not publish it anywhere else without our written consent. If you do… if you do (warning tone)… Just do not try it.
  2. We reserve the right to edit, revise, reject, or not publish your article based on our sole discretion. Whatever happens, we will keep you in the loop.
  3. We may also ask you to revise your article to effect some corrections.
  4. We can format the post the way we like for SEO property or to suit our blog, which includes, but not limited to heading, subheading, alignment, spelling, grammar check.

Get Started Today!

Send an e-mail to articles@nijiri.com with Request For a Paid Writing Brief as subject of the message. You could suggest the topics you want to write on and/or request for topics. We will take it from there and send you a writing brief.