Editorial Guidelines

The submissions should comply with our guidelines and terms of use. Please read the below mentioned details carefully before proceeding with your website submission

Directory Submission:

Site Title
* Must be in english
* Do not use this field for keywords
* Do not use all capital letters
* Do not use promotional languages, prices, contact information etc
* Do not use profanity, ethnic or racial slurs, or take shots at anyone’s sexual orientation or religion
URL
* Do not add mirror sites
* Do not submit any site that redirects to another address
* Do not submit multiple links for the same site
* Submit your website domain name, no internal links are allowed
Site Description
* Must be in english
* Do not use any HTML tags
* Do not use all capital letters
* Character limit should not exceed 300(max 300 characters) including space
* Avoid capitalizing every word
* Don’t repeat the title of your site
* Avoid using promotional language, superlatives, strings of key words and search terms

 

Article Submission:

Authors from around the world are welcome to submit their articles to TractSpot. However, all article must meet the following guidelines before they are considered for inclusion and publication in TractSpot.com

Article Content

Must be an original article written by you. If you submit an article on behalf of an author, you must be the sole person authorized to submit the article. No rebranded articles or articles taken from the public domain allowed. Articles written by a ghost writer are acceptable on condition that you have exclusive license to the articles, meaning only your name alone can be associated with the articles. The following types of articles are strictly prohibited

  • rewritten or spun content
  • PLR (Private Label Rights) article
  • Must be written in English, thoroughly spell checked and proofread. Articles with bad grammar and spelling error will be rejected.
  • Must not be a press release, sales letter or advertisement. Articles written solely to advertise a product will not be published.
  • Must not promote or contain any of the following information:
  • pornography or adult material (including sex toys and escort services)
  • fake or replica designer goods (including but not limited to designer handbags, shoes, clothing and sunglasses)
  • illegal movie download or video streaming
  • hate speech or violence
  • any content deemed offensive or inappropriate by TractSpot

Category

  • Article must be submitted under the appropriate category. Article submitted to an unrelated category will be rejected.
  • You may not submit the same article to multiple categories or submit the same article multiple times with only minor changes to its content. Serious violators will be banned.

Links

  • All self-promotional links must be confined to the author signature. You can include up to 2 links.
  • We do not allow affiliate program links of any kind. However, you can link to your website which contains affiliate program links.
  • You may not use a URL shortener or URL redirection service to mask the actual URL of your links.
  • You may not link to the following types of websites:
  • adult-oriented websites
  • under construction websites
  • illegal websites (including websites promoting illegal movie downloads, hacking and cracking)
  • websites deemed offensive or inappropriate by TractSpot

 

Press Release Submission:

Press release is a written document issued to the members of news media for the purpose of announcing something ostensibly newsworthy. Make sure that you write newsworthy press release. Editors generally publish news release that will surely pique the interest of the reading public. Plain articles without any news value or poorly formatted press release will be rejected by TractSpot moderators.

  • Press release must have the following sections: Title, Email, Category and Post Content.
  • Title must announce the news in a simple declarative statement. Title can not be a question, exclamation, command, instruction, advice or call for some action.
  • Avoid non-alpha numeric characters, special characters like *,: ? ! # – ‘ ‘ ” ” or website address(URL) in your title or summary.
  • Minimum 40 characters and maximum 150 characters are allowed in title. It must be a single sentence.
  • Press release body must start with place and date followed by the content.
  • Last paragraph of a press release must be “About Us” section describing the company, contact name, address and phone number.
  • Your press release must be written like a third person reporting your news story. Keep the news release written in a professional tone and state facts only.
  • Press release can announce a range of news items: scheduled events, personnel promotions, awards, new products and services, sales accomplishments, new hiring, business expansion, survey results etc
  • The timing of the press release is very important. It must be relevant and recent news, not too old and not too distant.
  • Do not submit press release promoting illegal activities like gambling, drugs, online fraud, explicitly sexual activities, pornography etc
  • Do not publish press release about dull commonplace activities.
  • Do not insert external links in title and press release body.
  • Do not submit other company news as your own press release.