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Discussion in 'General Business Forum' started by ChrisGoodfellow, Jul 13, 2017.

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  1. ChrisGoodfellow

    ChrisGoodfellow UKBF Regular Full Member - Verified Business

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    As I'm sure you've seen, we have a number of UKBF members that write articles for the site. Since the start of the year, this section has become increasingly popular and we're looking for additional contributors.

    Here are a few examples of articles written by members that have been really well engaged:

    How to move your business website from HTTP to HTTPS - @justinaldridge
    The definitive business website checklist - @fisicx
    Intellectual property: What we can learn from Chinese LEGO copy LEPIN - @FrazerBye
    Nothing worth having is free - except software - @The Byre

    We're looking for members that have been involved with the community for some time (minimum of 100 comments). The articles should provide advice that answers a specific question, ideally one that's common in the forum. In terms of the process, if you're keen to be involved please PM me a short synopsis of what you want to write about and we can take it from there (please don't send finished articles!).

    To answer a few of the questions that have been raised about this process previously:
    • Contributed posts get around 500 page views, with the best ones getting nearer 1,000
    • Members take part in this process as a marketing/ branding exercise or because they want to give more to the community - we don't pay contributors
    • We limit contributors to existing members that run small businesses
    • We'll consider any subject that could reasonably be discussed in the forum, but the focus is always on practical advice
    • We're looking at everyone's reputation on the forum and what they've posted before going ahead with an article
    • We include a paragraph explaining who the author is and what their business offers, with a link back to their homepage
    • These articles appear in the left-hand pane of the site, not the blog section
    Looking forward to hearing from you!


    Posted: Jul 13, 2017 By: ChrisGoodfellow Member since: Jul 10, 2014
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