You may have noticed that we post articles that are written by people who aren't us. Everyone from students to industry veterans are contributing content to FutureRising. And we feel that there are so many benefits of doing so that we want to encourage even more people to write pieces for FutureRising. It doesn't matter who you are, how much experience you have or what you're currently doing, we'd welcome you as a contributor. Get in touch now and we can have a chat about what you'd like to write.
If you're still not sold, here's seven of the most valuable benefits of writing for FutureRising.
1. Impress employers
Being a FutureRising contributor looks great on your CV. It demonstrates that you are passionate and dedicated about your industry (remember it's not enough to say you're those things, you have to prove it). It also gives you something to talk about in interviews.
2. Promote your stuff
Are you working on a cool new project? Is your university course the best? Do you want more young people to know about your agency? One of the easiest ways to share all this is with an article on FutureRising. We're always happy to promote your stuff through your articles which will go out to thousands of brilliant young students and people in the creative industries.
3. Get noticed
All articles are sent out and promoted to an audience of thousands. If you're looking for work, or simply looking for a productive way to spend your university days, it ain't a bad idea to get your name out there.
4. Stand out
Even if 100% of our content was written by external contributors, you would still be in a pretty exclusive club. Given that there are thousands upon thousands of graduates trying to break into the creative industries each year, you should be looking to stand out in any way you can.
5. Become an industry voice
Got opinions of the creative industries? Share them here and you could quickly become a voice of authority that other industry professionals look up to. You may even be able to affect some real positive change in your industry.
6. Improve your skills
Obviously any copywriters out there can gain real experience and improve their writing skills exponentially.
Everyone else, however, can improve their skills too. They say the best way to learn is to teach. And we have first hand experience of that. The more industry stuff you write, the more you learn about the industry.
7. Sharing is caring
Passing on your knowledge can make you feel warm and fuzzy inside. It's also a good way to improve the quality of the creative industries as a whole.
If you'd like to write for FutureRising, get in touch today and let us know what you'd like to write about. If you're unsure, let us know you're interested and we'll discuss it with you.
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