FAQ

How long should my article be?

1500 words, plus research folder


What media should I include in my article?

Your article should use appropriate images, video and info-graphics. Used images should be visually appealing and of an appropriate size and quality. Use captions where appropriate and cite the image’s source.


Where can I find ‘rights-free’ images?

Use Google’s Search Tools to ensure your images are not subject to copyright. Other sources for rights-free images: http://search.creativecommons.org/


How should I use links and references?

Your article should contain links to referenced material both within the text and in a references section at the end. Keep links within the body text short and tidy, ensuring that links to external websites open in a new tab/window.


And what about my Author profile?

Use the Author page to include a short biography (50-70 words) about yourself and your interests, with a link to an individual social media profile (e.g. Twitter).


How can I use keywords effectively?

Be sure to include 5 ‘keyword’ tags in your article, and also to use keywords as follows:

Ensure however keywords fit naturally into the piece and are not overused.


How can I create ‘page jumps’ for my references?

‘Page jumps’ allow you to create links to your reference from within your article.

http://en.support.wordpress.com/splitting-content/page-jumps/


Any other tips?

Yes, make your article visually appealing considering the quality, alignment and spacing of images and other media, and also the position of quotes, etc.

 

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