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GoingFor2.com Looking for Jr Writers for editorial sports content

Discussion in 'Freelance/stringer help wanted' started by Geoff Lambert, Dec 18, 2015.

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  1. Geoff Lambert

    Geoff Lambert New Member

    GoingFor2.com has made a name for itself in the Fantasy Sports field and is looking to expand its audience by offering editorial sports articles. We are looking for enthusiastic sports fans to write opinionated and thought-provoking columns for all sports, including, but not limited to; NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, PGA, Nascar, MMA/UFC, and Esports. This is a paid position, but we are a small blog so compensation is minimal.

    If interested, apply here: goingfor2.com/write-for-us
  2. SnarkShark

    SnarkShark Well-Known Member

    Paid, meaning a salary, or meaning a freelance fee?
  3. Geoff Lambert

    Geoff Lambert New Member

    It's a pay per view. $1 per 1,000 views and a .50 cent per article bonus.
  4. SnarkShark

    SnarkShark Well-Known Member

    LOL. It would be less insulting to offer an unpaid internship.
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  5. Ice9

    Ice9 Active Member

    WTF is Esports? You mean like "deportes"?
  6. TyWebb

    TyWebb Well-Known Member

    Video games. They're a sport now. They work just as hard.
  7. Southwinds

    Southwinds Member

    Wow - .50 cents? They're not even giving away a full penny anymore?

    Get out of here.
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  8. Ice9

    Ice9 Active Member

    Wait, seriously? Fantasy sports for video games? That's a real thing and not an Onion article?
  9. BDC99

    BDC99 Well-Known Member

    No. it's actually video game competitions. It's on the telly every once in a while. And I immediately change the channel.
  10. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

    No. No. This is writing about fantasy sports, at least going by the web site. But NFL network does have a show where guys play Madden.
  11. Ice9

    Ice9 Active Member

    Another reason not to watch NFL Network and all its Planet Zippy-ness
  12. Geoff Lambert

    Geoff Lambert New Member

    Hadn't checked back here for awhile. I thought I signed up for email alerts, guess not.
    Obviously, I meant $.50, not half a penny.

    Though it may be insulting to you, 95% of sites like mine pay nothing. I know this because I write for 2 other sites in addition to mine in which I get zero compensation. Some people just like to write, and if they get a little incentive to do it then why not?

    And yes, E-sports is a thing. Mostly first person shooters with large teams. Mostly in Europe and Asian. And fantasy e-sports is a "daily fantasy" game that Draftkings and a few others have.

    Now with all that said. I've found 3 writers already from this post. I'm still looking if there is anyone else still interested. http://goingfor2.com/write-for-us
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