Here's more about what we're looking for:
The Blogging channel is the home of our social media coverage. We typically are looking for pieces that talk to best practices in social media strategy, news on new services and tools, measurement, audience engagement, blog reviews and trends in the blogosphere, e.g. top Twitter trends of the week.
The Business channel covers a wide variety of business issues, including Advertising, Finance, Small Business and Guru (a sub-channel that is meant for those who have specific expertise in related business issues, e.g. real-estate, entrepreneurship, etc.). Like other channels, we are looking for news driven content as well as opinionated pieces that hit o n topical, controversial and trending business issues.
Entertainment news is the secret vice of millions and millions of Internet surfers around the globe — and you can get reach those millions via Technorati's Entertainment channel. We are seeking celebrity sleuths, gossip hounds, TV-oholics, musicphiles and gaming experts. Whether your interest is following the latest celebrity train-wreck or writing recaps of your favorite sitcom, there's a place here for your witticisms, critiques and snark.
The Lifestyle channel is Technorati's catch-all section where random news has a home. However, the channel has a few sub-channels, including Green, Travel, Autos, Motorcyles and Family. We currently have dedicated writers to Green and Travel and are looking for someone to take ownership of Motocyles as well as cover Family-related issues. All items should be news driven or focus on a specific opinion on a related news item.
The Politics channel looks to cover everything that's happening in Washington, to issues bubbling at the regional and local level, as well as share hot political news from around the world. Whether the issue is global in scale or a ballot question that will impact a single state, the Political Channel will have it covered. We are looking for hard news stories, exclusives, trend features, interviews with political figures, etc. -- anything that will send waves throughout the political blogosphere.
Technorati Sports home for any and all lovers and writers of sports. We run the gamut, from mainstream sports (NHL, NBA, MLB and NFL) to the smaller niches like tennis and even marathon running. If you're looking for an opportunity to promote yourself, improve your writing, and maybe even brand your own sports niche with a feature, Technorati Sports is just right for you.
The Videos channel is home to Technorati's coverage of the web's best videos. Viral videos, sketch comedy, movie trailers, are music videos are all fair game here. Maybe you'll help launch the next viral sensation! We also welcome news and analysis relating to trends and technology in the vast world of online video.