Citizen journalists who write articles about lifestyle have many an array of topics to choose from. Topics include family, relationships, beauty, home, and the list goes on. There are many sources to choose from when gathering information. Don’t just copy and paste. Take valid information, give it your own personal twist, and include your own experiences.
So where are these sources to find ideas and references for lifestyle topics? This list will help you find websites for what you need. Website addresses are included at the end of the article.
MSN’s lifestyle network gives the citizen journalist an array of articles about lifestyle. The editors and contributors of MSN are professionals who direct their writing to the general public. You can find well-written articles with fresh approaches to old subjects. They even have a section for men and an older generation.
LIFamilies website has a section “Home & Lifestyle.” This site has interesting articles on eating healthy and home life. The articles seem to be geared toward women.
iVillage is a woman’s website which includes all aspects of lifestyle related subjects. The iVillage Advisory Board is made up of all women who are professionals in various fields.
BusinessWeek takes more of a man’s perspective on lifestyle. This website has topics on real estate, autos, travel, health, and more.
CNNMoney is another male directed website that takes a look at subjects like personal finance, real estate, small business, and luxury.
Reuters is well-known for their accuracy in reporting. This is a trustworthy company of excellent writers. The “Living” section of their website is geared toward both sexes, covering Fashion Week, travel information, tech articles, and more.
Forbes is touted as the “Homepage for the World’s Business Leaders.” In their life section, they have articles about collecting, health, style, travel, vehicles, and food.
There are also many magazines that publish lifestyle articles. Check out your local library’s magazine section for the latest issues.
Other lifestyle sources are books. These are quickly outdated because of the rapidly changing world we live in. But, there are many traditional ideas that can withstand the test of time. It’s up to you as the writer to put your own creativity to work and add new outlooks to some old ideas.
LIFamilies http://www.lifamilies.com/articles/home-lifestyle.ht ml