How To Become a Dummies.com Author with Google Knol

The Official Google blog has announced the Google Knol for Dummies.com contest.

Google Knol is a place where subject matter experts can write about their specific areas of knowledge or expertise and publish it on Google.

Google Knol

Google Knol

Google Knol simplifies the process for authors by providing templates to write, manage and control their content.

Presently there are six English language templates available:

How-To Template (used for the Knol for Dummies contest )
City Profile
Company Profile
Dog Breed Template
Vocational Education Template
Continued-Knols Template

Google Knol Beta Details

Google Knol Beta Details

Contest Rules from the Google Knol + Dummies.com site:

To enter the contest, simply click the button and begin creating your own how-to knol about whatever subject you know best.

Submissions are open through March 23rd, 2009. On May 8th we’ll announce five finalists, selected by Dummies.com editors, who’ll have their knols featured on Dummies.com. One grand prize winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000.

Google Knol For Dummies.com Contest Rules

Google Knol For Dummies.com Contest Rules

In its sixth month of existence and with over 100,000 Google Knols published, I haven’t yet decided which subject I should write about.

However, I have logged into Google Knol and started the process:

Google How To Knol

Google How To Knol

Ok… I think I will write the Google Knol titled: “How To Find and Choose The Best Subject To Write About in Google Knol.”

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