This contest is for the APN blogs.
The American Preppers Network is seeking contributing authors for our blogs. Now you have a chance to win weekly prizes (and potentially earn revenue) for your articles. No experience necessary!
This weeks prize
* Making The Best Of Basics
Additional benefits for writing articles for APN
* Include a link to your blog or website in your article to gain exposure. (free advertising for you) We will allow up to 3 links per article. Posting articles on APN blogs with a link back to your site will not only help you get traffic, but will also pass page ranking on to you which will help boost your ranking in the search engines. This is the cheapest and easiest way to promote your website
* Earn Potential Revenue by including an affiliate link as one of your 3 links. By signing up for an affiliate program you can earn revenue whenever someone clicks on your link and buys from your affiliate program Sign up for affiliate programs here
* All articles, upon acceptance, will be posted on one of the State Prepper Blogs
* Top articles will be posted on the main APN blog for maximum exposure. Up to 7 articles per week will be chosen.
* Each week we will use a random number generator to choose one of the top APN postings as a winner for the weekly contest.
* The articles that win the contests will also be considered for entry into The 2011 Safecastle New Media Survivalist Awards Contest where you have the opportunity to win up to $12,000 in prizes
Rules, tips, and information
* Articles must be your own writing. Do not copy someone else's work.
* Articles must be a minimum of 150 words and a maximum of 1500 words
* You may use older articles that you've written on your website. However, only brand new original articles will be eligible for SafeCastles contest. (please let us know if your article is an original article or an older one)
* "How-To", "DIY" (Do-It-Yourself), and educational type articles dealing with survival, preparedness, and sustainable living will receive the highest priority.
* Political and opinionated articles will receive the lowest priority
* Rants will not be considered
* Youtube videos of your own making will be considered.
* You may enter as many articles as you want to increase your chances of winning and to gain increased exposure for your website
* This contest is available only to U.S. residents over the age of 18
* APN moderators are eligible for the contest, but owners of APN and their relatives are not.
* APN reserves the right to exclude articles for any reason including, but not limited to; racially or ethnically biased, hate speech, poor quality, having little or nothing to do with survival, preparedness, and sustainable living
* APN also reserves the right to edit your articles for spelling and grammar.
* Weekly contests will last through the month of March, starting March 1st, and depending on success and participation may continue indefinitely beyond March
Submitting Your Article
There are 3 ways to submit your articles
1. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with your entire written article. (only new and original articles emailed to us can be considered for SafeCastles contest) See their rules here.
2. Email: email@example.com with a link to an article from "Your Website" that you would like to have reposted. Remember, It must and article that you own in your own writing. You may use older articles, but older articles will not be submitted to Safecastles contest
3. Post your article here in the forum and then Email: firstname.lastname@example.org with a link to your article. (Note: articles posted in the forum may not have links to commercial or "for-profit" affiliate links, however, on approval of your article we can add those links when we post it on the blogs) Remember: If you post your article here on the forum and want it submitted for the contest, you MUST email a link to the article to gman
You can use the form below for emailing articles back to gman in the email
Title For Your Article:_______________
Your Main website link:(optional)_______________________
2nd Website or affiliate link:(optional)_________________________________
3rd Website or affiliate link: (optional)________________________________
What State Blog would you like your article to be posted on?______________________________
As always, you may ask us if you need help.