Submit Articles To iSnare Objective: To submit original articles to iSnare.com for gaining free publicity and traffic to your site. You must first have created your account and set up your profile! STEP 1: Prepare Article o Copy and paste your original article into a text document. o Make any adjustments needed. o Save the document to your computer. STEP 2: Log In to iSnare STEP 3: Submit Articles When you log in you should be taken directly to the submit page. If you are not, then you can click Submit Articles in the blue bar STEP 4: Add title o In the title box, copy and paste or type your article’s title STEP 5: Select author name o When you complete your profile information, this section should already have your name listed. o iSnare allows you to add a pen name, if you’d like. Click the [Add] link to include a different name. o To select the new name, click the arrow on the dropdown box and click on the name to select it. STEP 6: Select category o From the dropdown box, select the category that best fits your article. STEP 7: Add article in body o Copy and paste your article into the box marked Body. Edit where needed. o Although iSnare does not allow HTML code, you can add the code for italic and bold font. To read more about this, click on the [help] link. You can see this code in action above. STEP 8: Add your byline (About the Author Text) o In the next section, add your byline and background info. Add your byline here. o You may want to add your name, a little about yourself telling the reader why you are an “expert,” and a link to your site where they can find more information that is helpful. STEP 9: Add keywords o Add a few keywords or keyword phrases to help search engines and readers find your article. STEP 10: Preview and submit o Click the preview button to see how your article will look. You will be taken to a preview screen. o From the next screen, you may choose to edit or accept & submit it. STEP 11: Log Out or Add Another o You may choose to log out or add another article. Note: iSnare offers free submissions, which is what we have just done. They also offer a program by which you can buy “distribution credits.” According to the site, when distribution credits are purchased and used, the approved article is sent to 50-100+ article distribution lists. When you purchase credits, you will have an option at the top of the page (at step 3 above) asking if you want to use one of your distribution credits. Tick the box if you do.