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Get published on Kodaschool

KodaSchool's core mission is to make technology education universally accessible, focusing on practical skills in Frontend, Android, and iOS development. We believe in the power of sharing knowledge and insights to foster a community of skilled developers. That's why we invite you to contribute your voice to our mission by sharing your unique perspectives on industry trends, career growth strategies, insights on fostering a tech-driven culture, or engaging tutorials with a community of like-minded tech enthusiasts.

By joining the KodaSchool Contributor Program, you'll have the opportunity to showcase your ideas and expertise to a broad audience of tech professionals and leaders. Here's what we offer when you publish with us:

  • Professional editorial assistance to enhance the quality of your content.
  • SEO optimization to increase the visibility of your article.
  • Exposure to our extensive network of over 2 million tech professionals across various platforms.
  • A chance to compile a portfolio of your work, establishing your presence in the tech community.
  • An opportunity to connect with a dynamic group of contributors and writers who regularly share their knowledge on KodaSchool.

How to Submit Your Work

Ready to make an impact? Submit your articles by clicking the submission button at the end of this page. If your submission aligns with our goals, we'll get in touch using the email you provide in the submission form, typically within 3 to 5 business days.

If you don't hear back from us, it's likely we're not moving forward with your submission at this time. Due to the volume of submissions, we're unable to respond to everyone individually. To increase your chances of selection, please review our submission guidelines carefully.

Please note that acceptance of your article into the review process does not guarantee publication. This is just the first step. We may offer feedback or suggest changes to ensure your article meets our standards before finalizing publication.

Submission Guidelines

Here's what you need to know before submitting your content to KodaSchool:

This guide provides essential information for crafting impactful articles for KodaSchool. Adherence to these guidelines significantly enhances your chances of your work being accepted and featured.

Narrative Perspective: "Third person" vs "First person" Your narrative stance should cater to the content type. Non-tutorial submissions may employ any perspective that suits your style. However, for tutorials, we recommend a specific approach:

  • Avoid: "In this tutorial, I will show you how to develop a mobile app using React Native."
  • Prefer: "In this tutorial, you will learn how to develop a mobile app using React Native."

Exploring the Spectrum of Technology Technology is vast and varied, and so are the topics you can delve into. Here are some areas our community finds particularly engaging:

  • Tutorials: Step-by-step guides in JavaScript, Java, Python, Ruby, Kotlin, Swift, or other relevant technologies and frameworks.
  • Industry News: The latest happenings in the tech world, from advancements in development frameworks to significant app releases.
  • Career Development: Insights on navigating career paths in tech, from entry-level positions to senior roles.
  • Skill Acquisition: Discussion on evolving tech skills and the learning paths beneficial for modern developers.
  • Innovative Tools: Introducing new tools, libraries, and technologies that are shaping the future of development.
  • Tech Culture: Insights into creating and nurturing a tech-driven environment within organizations.
  • Leadership in Tech: Best practices for leading development teams and managing tech projects successfully.

Engaging Storytelling Our audience comprises aspiring developers to tech team leaders. To resonate with them, consider the following:

  • Understand your audience's knowledge level and interests.
  • What unique insights or perspectives can you offer?
  • Engage readers from the beginning with a compelling hook.
  • Structure your content with a clear introduction, body, and conclusion.
  • Be descriptive yet concise to maintain engagement.

Crafting Compelling Headlines A headline can make or break a reader's interest. Ensure yours is:

  • Concise, ideally under 80 characters.
  • Reflective of the article's content.
  • Engaging and devoid of clickbait.
  • Written in sentence-case.

Incorporating Visuals Visual elements can significantly enhance your article. Follow these tips:

  • Use high-quality stock images from reputable sources like Unsplash.
  • Integrate videos and media to break up text and add depth.
  • Utilize charts and tables for clearer data representation.
  • Original graphics and visualizations are highly encouraged.

Establishing Credibility Link to reputable sources to bolster your claims and include a brief bio linking to your professional platforms.

Managing Conflicts of Interest Transparency is key. Disclose any potential conflicts of interest and avoid promotional content unless it adds genuine value to the article.

Optimizing Your Submission: Formatting Tips and Guidelines

This section offers detailed advice to ensure your submission is formatted effectively, enhancing its potential for selection.

Checklist for Written Submissions For written pieces like blogs or articles, please adhere to the following:

  • Review for spelling, grammatical errors, or excessive punctuation.
  • Break up overly lengthy sentences for clarity.
  • Structure your content with coherent paragraphs.
  • Utilize headings effectively: Heading 1 for titles, Heading 2 for main headings, and Heading 4 for subheadings, in alignment with our SEO best practices.
  • Employ bullet points or numbered lists to improve readability.
  • Embed hyperlinks directly within the text.
  • Adhere to American English spelling conventions (e.g., "visualization").
  • Apply the Oxford comma in series of three or more items.
  • Use hyphens for compound words only, and ensure em dashes are used correctly without surrounding spaces.
  • Spell out numbers from zero to nine, and use numerals for 10 and above.
  • Avoid capitalizing generic terms not considered proper nouns (e.g., "data science").

Following these guidelines will not only polish your submission but also align it with the expectations and preferences of our community, maximizing its impact and reach.

Enhancing Visibility: SEO Best Practices Checklist

Leveraging SEO can significantly increase your article's visibility and readership. Here's a streamlined checklist to help you optimize your submission for search engines:

  • Craft a Concise Meta Description: Summarize your article within 160 characters. This snippet appears under your article's title in search results, providing a quick overview to potential readers.
  • Incorporate Relevant Keywords: Identify and integrate keywords that your target audience might use to search for topics covered in your article. Place these keywords strategically in the meta description and the opening paragraph to improve searchability.
  • Optimize Image Alt-Tags: Enhance your images with descriptive, keyword-enriched alt tags. This not only aids in SEO but also improves accessibility.
  • Strategically Place Links: Include hyperlinks to both internal and external reputable sources where relevant, using anchor text that reflects the linked page's content.
  • Implement a Table of Contents: Organize your article with a clear structure using hierarchical headings (H1 for the main title, H2 for main headings, H3 for subheadings, etc.). This structure aids in creating a navigable table of contents, enhancing both user experience and SEO.

Following these tips will help ensure your content is both accessible and appealing to a wider audience through improved search engine rankings.