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NairaPen is an online platform for Nigerian Writers to write about different topics in their area of specialization and showcase their writing skill at the same time. NairaPen has an attractive reward system to encourage Nigerian writers. Posting on NairaPen is free and at no cost to the authors whatsoever. NairaPen articles are widely shared! NairaPen is also where readers can find diverse writeups, including short stories, essays, personal development, interviews, academic writing, technical articles, etc. It is an emerging and well-respected online journal in Nigeria and beyond. The platform is super fast and easy to navigate. More so, it is secure and safe to use.
As the NairaPen community is growing fast, it will gradually become a little intense to keep a tab on the quality of all articles. Hence, we have developed an intelligent algorithm that crawls through and analyzes all users, articles, comments, replies, likes, views, followings, etc. We also compare each user to all other users on NairaPen to determine the impact factor. While this is not 100% effective in revealing the quality of an article, the metrics that we generate from the algorithm give us some insights that we use in various decision-making processes such as article distribution on the site, give away selection, nomination for awards of excellence among others. Your Impact Factor is visible through your profile. In addition, you can view a detailed insight used in determining this by clicking on the statistic button on your profile page. You may see your impact factor fluctuating from time to time.
While we encourage writers to strive for a higher impact factor on NairaPen, the ultimate goal of writing an article is for people to read it. In view of this, we strongly recommend that writers put in their best to ensure the article maintains a high standard in both grammar and syntax. However, to boost your impact factor, after your article is published, make it a habit to share the link to the article on social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. And ask friends and family to read, give their thoughts in the comment section, like and share the article. NairaPen also runs Ads continuously to increase the publication's reach. Knowledge is key to the development of any nation; be the creative source of diverse topics of human endeavors and make a bold impact - let's make Nigeria great by making your quality articles available to curious minds all over Nigeria. We are proud of what you are about to write. More ink to your pen!