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Welcome to SoccerSouls. We know you will enjoy writing for the site and we can assure you that we will assist you in any way possible with regard to publicizing your work along with any advice you may require.
1. Writing and Submitting an Article
To begin submitting articles to SoccerSouls we strongly recommend you read our Writer Guideline’s page to discover exactly what we are looking for and to insure your article meets our requirements. Reading this page will also improve your writing along with improving your chances of having your article approved on the first submission.
Now that you understand our requirements you’ll be keen to get started on creating your first article. We recommend you use Microsoft Word to create your article. Using this application will insure there are no spelling or grammatical mistakes in your article.
Once you have written your article the next step is to submit it to SoccerSouls for approval.
1.1 Log into the site using the Writer’s Login link in the menu of the front page along with your username and password combination that was sent to you in a separate email.
1.2 To write a new post, click the “Submit Article” button (shown at the top of the website)
1.3 You will now be presented with the main Add New Post screen. Choose your Title (wisely) . Please read Writer Guideline’s for advice on choosing a title. Next click on the HTML tab on the main text field , choosing HTML will insure that your article is shown with correct spacing and formatting that would otherwise be un-formatted using the Visual tab.
Now copy and paste your article into the main body of the Add New Post field from your word file .
1.4 Choose the relevant Categories,Tags and read through your article at least twice to make sure it reads correctly. When you are happy with your article click on the Submit for Review button on the right hand side of the screen . We aim to have your article reviewed and published within 2-3 hours of receiving it.(excluding weekends)
2. Adding Images
We are currently in the process of building our own image library. As you can imagine this is an ongoing process. However in the meantime to ensure we do not breach any copyright infringements we will add a relevant image to your article. As the site grows we will look to come to an agreement with one of the major image suppliers to broaden our image library.
3. About the Author
At the end of your articles there is an “About the Author” segment where you can send a short bio of yourself. Just update the bio in the edit profile section. You can give your twitter or blog link there too.
5. Read and Comment
Do take time to read the articles and add your comments at the end of each article. Your comments and feedback are extremely important to not only us as Editors but also to the writers so please find time to add your views on the subject matter and also the writing style of the author.