How to Write for Michigan-Sportsman.com

To submit a story or blog post for our front page.

  1. First make sure you are logged into our forums.   Register if you are not currently a member.
  2. Go to our Michigan-Sportsman.com homepage.
  3. You should see a menu bar at the top of the page, click Add New > Post
  4. Give your article a title in the top bar that you think people are likely to find (Example: include the words shed hunting in an article entitled “Late Spring Shed Hunting in Northern Michigan”.
  5. In the Content section (below the Title field), write the story (use the Word icon if you’re pasting from Microsoft Word).
  6. Please do include some images by using the Upload/Insert button above.  Make sure at least the first image you upload is directly from your computer (not from URL) and into our media library so that your post can be featured on our homepage with an image.  Stories without at least one picture are not likely to get published.
  7. In the right sidebar under Category, choose the Category that best fits your story.  If no good category exists, submit your story without one and we will add the category.
  8. In the right sidebar under Post Tags, choose some of the most popular terms found in your article, Example: deer, hunting, bow.
  9. Do not use the featured image in the right hand column.   That is taken care of automatically.
  10. When you are satisfied with your story, click the proofread icon to check the spelling and grammar.
  11. In the right sidebar under Publish, click Publish. Your story is immediately visible shortly on Michigan-Sportsman.com.

2 Comments on How to Write for Michigan-Sportsman.com

  1. on 12-4-11 at about 7 a.m. I submitted a bear hunting/bear training feature. However, I can’t find the “upload/insert button above” anywhere on the page, so therefore no photos support the artricle. I have some excellent pics but need help getting them to you. Please advise & thank you very much.

  2. i cant do anything with my account any help

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