ArticleSnatch Free Article Directory Submission Guidelines

Think of the reader first and foremost. A reasonable number of links is about 1 link per 100 words of content. We may also change where it appears, including thecategory, at any time.By submitting your articles to ArticleSnatch, you grant others the right to publish your articles

Other ArticleSnatch users have the right to publish your articles on theirwebsites, in their newsletters or ezines, and more as long as thearticle is left in the original state. Please CHECK ARTICLE LINKS to be sure they work.

1. It is acceptable, however, to mention the URL’s of helpful sites or your own website which redirects to the recommended affiliate product.No Explicit Content

Articles can not contain links to explicit content or contain explicit content themselves – authors found violating this policy on a regular basis are subject to having their accounts closed at any time and their articles removed from this site. Article must be original, not another article with just a few words changed.3. It provides a layer of protection from malicious spammers.Article Length

It should go without saying that articles should be of decent size, otherwise they are merely sales pitches and not very useful for the reader. This includes linking to things that are illegal in the United States of America. We will edit them and remove all links after the first 3.Reasonable Number of Links in Articles

We do allow a reasonable number ofactive hyperlinks in the text of the article body, but they will always have the nofollow tag on them. Links should be helpful to the reader. Article MUST NOT link to inappropriate sites. 5. For best performance – you should use the better part of the 500 characters, a longer resource box helps readers learn more than a short one line resource box, or worse, just a link. We allow up to 500 characters including html in the resource box and we allow up to 3 active links in the resource box. Article MUST NOT contain information on hacking, support for religious/terroristic fanaticism, or illicit drugs.5. No rebranded articles allowed, you must be the solecopyright holder for each article you submit. They will be machine translated back into other languages.2. There are numerous posts on our blog in regards to why we have this policy but it is for everyone’s benefit. We will review the account and we will be happy to remove any nofollow tags from the resource box, assuming you are linking to quality sites and writing quality articles. In the future we might work out a revenue sharing plan, but the details and logistics of such plan have not yet been worked out.Submitting an article in no ways guarantees inclusion in our directory -

We reserve the right to reject an article submission for any reason, normally well written, well thought out articles are accepted. However spam and generally poorly written articles are removed on a regular basis.This site is ad supported and we reserve the right to place ads around and within the articles that are submittedArticles must be spellchecked and proof read for grammatical errors prior to submitting

Do not submit articles filled with spelling errors and bad grammar. This means NO PLR articles, no articles sold to several sites, no articles that say the same thing as your last article but you paraphrased it, no content that has been “rewritten” from something that you didn’t write.By submitting your articles to ArticleSnatch, you grant us the right to publish your articles

We may publish your article anywhere on our website, blog, or syndicatethrough RSS. HTML tags are not allowed in the title, summary, keyword box.4. This includes but it is not limited to sales of trademark infringing items, knock offs, boot legs, internet gambling, wagering, online pharmacies, drugs, adult services, material that you should be 18 to see, etc. Article MUST NOT contain information that is against the law.4. This includes the resource boxwhich provides you credit as the author of the content.Resource Box Requirements

Your article submissions should include a resource box. Titles will not be in all CAPS, but in both upper and lower case.2. These articles are typically off line for up to 1 business day, depending on volume.

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Submissions are usually accepted within 1 hour.. If you have a question, email us first.Submitting your articles to ArticleSnatch does not entitle you to financial compensation of any kind

We currently do not pay any compensation for articles you submit. Articles less than about 300 words are automatically blocked without review.Best Practices and Tips

Here are a few guides with some good tips, there are likely others out there.

ArticleSnatch Blog – Best Practices Tips and Advice – Feb 2010

ArticleSnatch Blog – Summer Update August 2010

1. Please do not waste your time submitting resource boxes that do not meet this criteria. Keep the reader in mind first and foremost.No affiliate links

The articles that you submit to ArticleSnatch should not contain affiliate links. NO HTML or website names are allowed in the article summary or title.6. The rules for submitting your articles to ArticleSnatch are simple, but they must be followed!

The articles that you submit must be your own work

Youmay not submit articles written by other authors and the content mustbe unique. Articles can be submitted in over 40 different languages, please select the correct language when submitting. Quotes are not allowed around the entire title. Wedo monitor article submissions and we will reject content that doesn’tmeet this requirement.No Abuse of this Directory

Anyone found abusing this directory, stuffing articles with links, and repeatedly violating our policies – may find their accounts closed and articles deleted.Author Account Reviews

After you have submitted 10 articles, please email us and include a link to an article or your email address that your account is under. Always put the reader first. Prior to this we didn’t allow links in the body of the article at all. Linking to sites such as adult-ony, explicit, etc sites is not allowed.

Please note that the system does auto-email you when you submission is accepted (once per day with a summary of accepted articles).

ArticleSnatch Submission Guidelines

Modified articles are sent to a separate queue for review and are taken off line as soon as you modify them. Articles written bya ghost writer are perfectly acceptable as long as they are being usedonly by yourself. Most HTML tags are allowed, in the article body.3. In the future we may review this policy and remove the nofollow – which would be done retroactively

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