200- to 300-word article from you. This article must be completely original in its content, which means it has not been published in any form (this includes, but is not limited to, personal blogs and newspaper articles). Plagiarized articles, or articles where the name you registered with is not included, will be rejected automatically. This submission is for evaluation purposes only. Please be aware that you will not receive payment for this text, and we will not publish it or send it to third parties. You reserve all rights to this text. As such, the text will not be saved in our system if it is rejected – please save a copy if you wish to keep the article. We will evaluate your text by assessing the content, the structure of the text, the grammar, the spelling, formatting and style. This will all be checked against this briefing. Please follow the instructions below when composing your signup article. Please note: If the instructions are not followed, the article will be rejected by the editorial team. If you are accepted, you will be categorized into our 2-, 3- or 4-star classifications. Please read the instructions of this briefing carefully before you start writing. Your initial quality rating will be determined based on your spelling, grammar and ability to follow the provided instructions. If you have any questions, get in touch with us at Tone / Style Submissions MUST be written in American English. Adopt a neutral tone that is neither formal nor informal. Remain objective. The aim of this article is to grab the attention of the reader and encourage them to check out the topic you’ve chosen. Do NOT include poetry, dialog/scriipt, recipes, resumes, content written entirely in a bullet list, emoticons, inappropriate or offensive content, unprofessional language/swear words. Voice Write in third-person perspective. Do not address the reader, except in the call to action. Format Choose ONE of the following topics to write about: Sightseeing in your city (or your favorite city to visit) Party locations in my city (city of your chosing or St. Louis Keep your submission between 200 and 300 words. Some HTML coding is required in this sample. The specific HTML required will be listed in the following instructions. For help applying the HTML formatting, check out this video. Begin with an appropriate title. Use HTML to format the title with H1 tags and italics. Introduce the topic in no more than 100 words. This introduction should pique the reader’s interest so they’ll want to keep reading. Continue with a meaningful subheading that refers to the next paragraph. Use HTML to format the subheading with H2 tags. In the following paragraph, go into detail about one aspect of the topic you’ve chosen. This paragraph should demonstrate how well you can argue your points. End your submission with a call to action that encourages the reader to check out the topic for themselves. Use HTML strong tags to highlight keywords or important points in the text. Do not include more than 3 or 4 instances of bold text, and logically spread it throughout the article.