Opinion and thought leadership articles in the social media space
What are SMP Articles?
Articles are written opinion, thought leadership and/or how-to pieces by businesses or individuals that have an interest in social media and related environments (i.e. you). The goal is to share your expertise and knowledge through SMP Articles reaching the Social Media Portal’s audiences in addition to your own.
In addition to this, SMP articles are seeded into news aggregators, news search engines, search engines, media outlets such as Ask, Google News, NewsNow, Moreover, MSN and Yahoo! News. In reaching these digital news outlets you will drive relevant, consistent and measurable traffic back to your online resource on the day of publishing and beyond.
SMP provides guidelines (for inclusion, so best to follow the subject matter we seek from here in the first instance) to assist your draft relevant articles. If you are unsure we urge that you contact us first before you begin to write them, to ensure that your article is published and presents your brand, site and/or technology favourably.
SMP articles that cover social media and related technologies present you with an opportunity to share, discuss and debate the following, reaching a more accessible audience that other news channels may be slower to react to, or focused on other objectives such a brand, budget and established names. SMP is interested in all voices to open up debate and hear from businesses and individuals that are otherwise have access to a wider platform restricted.
Initially, we are interested in hearing from you
If you have subject matter that covers social media, social networks, UGC and related technologies. The sort of content featured in our social media Landscape
If there new is (or forthcoming) research, whitepapers and/or a case study that you have an opinion on?
Is there new software, hardware and/or technologies that you have created or seen that that you wish to comment on?
Environmental, seasonal, trend demands that have an impact upon an industry, sector and/or that you would like to comment upon?
Articles, features, media and news reports that have been published you wish to acknowledge bringing to the forefront to debate, or challenge them
Why the SMP Articles are good for you and your business?
Share more knowledge about your business, site and/or technology regardless of its size and stature
Help your target audience or fan base understand more about who you are and what you do
Connect your interview to your Landscape items e.g. blog, social networks and so on – giving a more thorough picture of your company
Connect your campaigns, events, news, press releases and so on with your published articles
Have your target audience and stakeholders take a more personal in-depth look at your business and/or technology with your writing
Discuss more in-depth (in a non-sales approach) what you would like to whether its about you, your sector, your business, what goals and objectives are
SMP articles feature in media outlets, news aggregators and news sites so you can link to them and share them
Demonstrate your expertise through your writing; sharing what you learn with your target audience
Have something to get off your chest?
Contact SMP about submitting your by-lined article via our contact form
Your social media content
Remember, Articles are just one way that you can be involved in SMP –
you can also add your site to the SMP Landscape, publish your events,
press releases, social media campaigns and keep our editorial team up
to date with your exclusive news
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