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Submissions are open through March 23rd, 2009. On May 8th they’ll announce five finalists, selected by editors, who’ll have their knols featured on One grand prize winner will receive a cash prize of $1,000. is known for simple, concise how-to content. Knol is one of the easiest and most powerful tools for sharing knowledge online. Now we’ve teamed up to give you the chance to write a how-to article about something you’re particularly good at – and just maybe become famous (and even a little bit richer) in the process.

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