A Guide To Becoming A Zikoko Writer

May 11, 2021

If you are part of the ‘’I want what Zikoko writers are on’’ bandwagon, then this article is 100% for you. It’s a short and easy guide to joining us. 

1.Tweet your journo request every day. 

Yes, this is step one. If you want to talk to people who have turned to yam and are still yam, put out the call on Twitter. You’ll be surprised how many responses you’ll get on Twitter. 

2.Be prepared to be dragged. 

You will surely be dragged, you can’t please everyone. Read this article and also contact the Twitter user and Zikoko writer  Kunle Ologunro. He’s an expert. 

3. Stay true to yourself.

Stay true to yourself. If it’s inappropriate thing you like to talk about, talk about them. People can drag you for all you care. But if the dragging gets out of hand, apologize or drag them back (in your mind please) 

4.Don’t do drugs.

Don’t do drugs, the job itself would make you high. ‘’Zikoko writers are on drugs’’, no we are not, it’s the job 😭

5.Sleep and wake up on Twitter so you don’t miss trending topics.

 

You have to always be aware of what’s on the trend table, that’s the only way to keep your work rate impeccable. Why do you think people say ‘’the Devil works hard, but Zikoko works harder’’?

6.Be cool and funny.

Please oh, not Instagram-crossdresser type of funny, because those ones aren’t actually funny. Read our Inside life category to find out what true humour is. 

If these tips don’t work for you, then we don’t know for you. 

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