Write for Canstar
CANSTAR is a leading provider of financial research and comparison services in Australia and New Zealand. We have been around for over 20 years and over 3 million Australians visited our websites last year with 2 in 3 Australians now recognising the CANSTAR brand. We have even bigger growth plans for the future.
CANSTAR’S first responsibility is to consumers and we take pride in helping consumers make better purchasing decisions, whether they are looking to take out a home loan, find a health insurance policy or find an outstanding value online share trading facility.
In addition to product research, visitors to our sites are seeking information, analysis and commentary on issues relating to wealth management and investment, banking, superannuation, insurance and the economy.
We value your expertise
Our readers love insights; insights into business strategy, product and economic analysis, well-researched opinion, investment philosophy and personal anecdotes. In addition to our terrific team of in-house writers, we value the fresh ideas and on-the-ground experience of product managers, senior executives, academics, professional associations and experts in the field. If that sounds like you, you are welcome to contribute an original article for our consideration.
CANSTAR does not endorse the opinions or recommendations of third party contributors who are published on our website, and the author or organisation must be listed clearly on every article, to ensure correct attribution.
What to know
CANSTAR accepts articles on a wide range of subjects, as detailed above. Despite the complex nature of some topics, all articles should be written in an easy-to-read style and should avoid the use of jargon and acronyms. An ideal article length is 800 – 1200 words. Articles must be unique to us in the first instance, however articles may subsequently be published on the author’s site, with correct attribution.
Articles must be factually correct and provide a balanced message; i.ee they should not be overly promotional or advertorial.
Unless writing for our New Zealand site, articles should be written for an Australian audience and be accurate for Australian law and regulations. Within the article, references to research should be hyperlinked for easy proofing, and possible editing by CANSTAR.
Contributors warrant that their work is original and that it does not defame anyone or breach copyright. If your work is unsolicited, please contact us with your topic suggestion in the first instance to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Writing for CANSTAR is about making an impact through meaningful, innovative and engaging conversation and we offer an outlet for experienced writers to be heard. We do not pay for contributions.
With more than 3 million visitors to our site each year, your article will be viewed by a wide audience. Authors will receive an author profile including a brief bio of each author and a link to a nominated website.
Your article may also be promoted on social media and promoted in our regular newsletters.
Copyright remains with the author but CANSTAR has an unlimited right to republish. Articles may be reproduced elsewhere but CANSTAR should be attributed with first publication.