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In exchange for the valuable content you will be providing to our readers, you will receive excellent brand exposure, establish yourself as an industry leader, and open yourself up to numerous opportunities to increase your bottom line.

We are always searching for fresh, original articles about learning Mandarin Chinese. Being featured in an article posted on is a great way to share your message with people seeking solutions to their Chinese language-learning needs. There are several other ways you can contribute, too (see the “What to Contribute?” section).

Why Contribute?

1. Share your learning experiences, skills, and more with a large, international audience. You can more fully engage with the community of Chinese learners and spread your ideas across the world via The more articles you contribute, the better known you will become, and you will gain influence with site visitors (over 120K visitors per month). By sharing your knowledge with others, you have the potential to earn the status of an expert in the field and be seen as a leader.

2. Have experience to add to your resume. Employers and customers alike feel more secure knowing that you have invested your time and talents in contributing to the community as a whole. A stronger resume is the key to expanding your career, whether you seek employment within a company, own your own business, or freelance for various clients. Essentially, contributing will help you in making a name for yourself.

3. Increase traffic to your website or Facebook page. Particularly if you contribute on a regular basis, readers will come to know you and will naturally wish to learn more about you. This is an excellent opportunity to promote yourself and the work that you do. As one of the most popular Chinese language-learning blogs, our contributors enjoy tremendous exposure.

4. Have fun! It’s very fulfilling to be part of a group of contributors who share their experiences with one another. You will find a home at, where you can network with others, expand your own knowledge of the industry, and enjoy yourself as you do so.

What to Contribute?

There are a variety of things you may contribute at We would love to hear about your learning and teaching experiences, any special learning tips or tricks, or anything else related to Mandarin Chinese that you would like to share. You may report your local Mandarin Chinese activities (such as study groups that are seeking new members, etc.); review Mandarin websites, schools, and services; and even test Mandarin learning products such as apps, online or offline classes, games, books, etc.

Get Started!

Now that you know what type of contributions we are seeking and what benefits you will receive as a result, contact us (Email: [email protected] ) to become a contributor! We are seeking excellent writers who are passionate about learning and/or teaching Mandarin Chinese. In particular, we have several core topics we spotlight from time to time, which you can find out more about by contacting us. We look forward to hearing from you!

Top Contributors

Cao Jing

Jing Cao is the chief editor at Dig Mandarin. She devotes herself to the research of Chinese langugage and how to teach Chinese as a second language better.

Rita Zhang

Rita is a professional Mandarin teacher, has been teaching more than 8 years. She enjoys digging more about Chinese grammar and culture work and helping more learners. Now she is working at the one-on-one online Chinese school TouchChinese.

Oksana Ermolaeva

Oxana Ermolaeva is a freelance writer, editor and translator from Russia. She loves studying new languages and cultures. Her special interest is Chinese language. She owns a page on Facebook and a website about learning Chinese. Now she is also running a channel Hacking Chinese Characters at Dig Mandarin.

Cecilia He

Cecilia majored in teaching Chinese as a foreign language. She has vast experience in educating her students on how to listen to and speak Chinese, and is trained to teach HSK courses. She has mastered the method and practice of teaching the structure, historical development, and relationships of languages as an academic subject, and has also done extensive research on Intercultural Communication and Sinology.

Vera Zhang

After graduating from East China Normal University in 2005, Vera Zhang (张晓丽) started her career in teaching Chinese as a second language. Her first teaching job was teaching high school Chinese in Philippines and realized how much she loved this job. In 2007, she came back Shanghai and spent 7 years in ChinesePod. During that, she also went to America to learn language learning knowledge and curriculum editing by teaching in a high school. Now she works in a start-up company and has developed a new Chinese learning app-HelloChinese. She hopes she can share her knowledge in Chinese and make Chinese learning easy and fun.

Joe Varadi

Joe Varadi lived and studied in Shanghai and Taiwan, in a simpler time before blogs and smartphones got big. He is the creator of Trasee! for Chinese Trasee, a mobile app for Chinese reading and handwriting that incorporates many of the techniques he developed while learning Mandarin.

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