Joining Us - FAQ
You can contribute based on time available at your end and your availability. All the members at Planning Tank are majorly working as volunteers and provide their inputs as and when possible. It wouldn't have been possible to reach this stage without the help and contribution from our team members and readers.
Is there any monetary compensation/ reward?
Will I receive a certificate?
Certificate of appreciation/ volunteership can definitely be provided if you decide to work with us for 3 months or more. You can contribute depending on your interest including articles & promotion on social media
Am I required to know about SEO?
If you are aware about the SEO (this will really help!) and in case no, then would you like to explore more about it? We try our best to keep post our articles while keeping SEO in mind so that we can reach a much larger audience primarily through search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo etc.
Is my work home based (WHF)?
Yes, the work will be completely home based. You just need a working laptop/ PC and internet connection.
What do you mean by Traffic/ Visitors/ Users?
Traffic when mentioned by is the number of visitors to the website
What about video contribution?
Videos can be taken up by you if they adds to your interest. They can be animated or real life videos which we will upload to our YouTube channel. Let us know if you have something in mind about videos as we currently have very few of them.
Articles/ Videos are mostly related to Planning. I would like to elaborate on this a bit to remove the confusion that the topmost priority is Planning, followed by Data related articles & GIS.
Why there are irrelevant/ less relevant articles/ topics on Planning Tank?
We occasionally accept some guest post which might not be directly related to aforesaid areas but which we believe will be beneficial for SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) purpose. The content should be useful in some or other manner for audience.
What are the other ways of contributing?
Suggesting changes/ modifications/improvement in existing content
Contributing new articles on a topic which has not been covered yet or you believe can be improved upon.
Providing us with topics which are usually searched for by students but could not be found easily
Writing informal/ non academic article which aims at creating awareness about planning profession
Submitting meme/ cartoon related to planning
Helping us improve our presence on Quora by providing us with answers which will be posted from our official account
Sharing articles/ assignments/ reports or other work which has not been published officially and you would like to share it with others.
3. If you are our regular contributor, we will publish your contributions under your account so as to make it easy for you to have access to your contributions at single place and forward your list of contributions for various purposes.
4. Proper referencing/ citations are to be used, also if using images, only use the images which are available in public domain or the images for which you own the rights.
Planning Tank will not be responsible & cannot be held liable for any loss/ misrepresentation. Other information will be provided from time to time as and when required.