Frequently Asked Questions (For Future Bloggers):

If I am selected to be a blog contributor, freelancer, or featured blogger will I be paid?

If you are 18 years of age or older, yes! You will be paid on a 1099 as long as you comply with all the limitations and statues that go along with a 1099 designation.

How will I get paid?

This is plain and simple math. You will get paid by having many people click on your post. (The bigger the number of clicks, the bigger the check.)

Do I need to be incorporated prior to getting compensated with

No. You can be a sole proprietor or individual doing business as yourself and be completely okay. Please consult your tax attorney or advisor for guidance prior to making a decision, since everyone’s tax situation is unique.

What are the qualifications to work with in a writing/contributor or blogging capacity?

You must currently live in Kendall, grew up in Kendall, work or own an active business in Kendall to be allowed to contribute in any way to our website – blog.

What is a hyperlocal community blog?

Hyperlocal is information oriented around a well-defined community with its primary focus directed toward the concerns of the population in that community. 

Hyperlocal journalism, sometimes called microlocal journalism, refers to coverage of events and topics on an extremely small, local scale. An example might be a website that covers a specific neighborhood or even a particular section or block of a neighborhood.