The961 is the fastest growing site offering engaging Lebanese content to the Lebanese audience. Our content is easy to consume and our readers love to share it. We aim to produce content that promotes Lebanon in a good light. We like shareable and visual content.
What sets us apart? Most Lebanese sites out there are basically self-hate blogs aimed at reinforcing a negative narrative of Lebanon. We, on the other hand, want our Lebanese readers to be proud of Lebanon and our non-Lebanese readers to want to visit Lebanon.
If this is a mission you can get behind, then we want you to write for us!
This past month, our articles were read 750,000 times. That makes us the most popular Lebanese website in English!
What We Offer
When you write for us, we give you the opportunity to develop and learn important skill such as must-have skills and techniques in online writing, WordPress (25% of all websites is powered by WordPress), Analytics and Insights, SEO, Social Media tricks & Marketing and much more
On top of that, your articles will be put in front of hundreds of thousands of people each month. Every article you write will include your name and picture and will link to your bio, articles and social media.
Since we are the fastest growing site for the Lebanese audience, we plan to develop quickly. This means we offer lots of opportunity for growth.
What We Expect
We expect our contributors to be able to put out engaging content that people will want to share.
Depending on your level of committed, we also expect a certain understanding of time-sensitive content and the ability to produce articles based on news or tips quickly.
You can either contribute occasionally or write for us on a daily basis.
Above all, we require impeccable English skills, good quality writing and the ability to write in a blogging/engaging-style which is easy to read.
You must be motivated and willing to learn.
Who Can Write For Us
Anyone who is Lebanese, regardless of where in the world they live, can write for us. You must possess an interest in Lebanon as well as an understanding of Lebanese culture and social lifestyle.
Communications, marketing, and journalism students/graduates are encouraged to apply.
What Kind of Content Do We Want?
Articles will fall under these 3 main categories:
Listicles: These are engaging lists that are bound to go viral.
News: Latest updates happening in Lebanon
Guides: These fall either under our “Best of Lebanon” or “Things to do in Lebanon” categories.
- 15+ Lebanese Sayings That Make Absolutely No Sense In English
- 7 Reasons Why You Should Date A Lebanese Man
- 10 Things You Should NEVER Tell A Lebanese Person
- You Can Visit These 13 Lebanese Museums FREE For Only 1 Night!
- 7 Reasons Why You Should Date A Lebanese Woman
- A Beirut Water Taxi System May Be A Thing In Lebanon
- Remember The Lebanese Pablo Escobar? He Just Got Raided By The Lebanese Army!
- Breaking: Lebanese Now Banned From Taking Phones & Laptops On Flights To Britain
- More examples: News
- 7 Must-Try Lebanese Quick Bites In Lebanon
- The Lebanese National Conservatory of Music Is Holding Free Concerts Every Week
Be sure to include in the notes of the form below which of the above categories you’d like to write in. If you don’t have a preference, mention that.