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Article Submission
Why write for Prabashi Post?
Writing guidelines?
What to write
What not to write
How to submit your article?
Turnaround Times
Last but not least



Photo of the Week
Why Photo of the Week?
What kind of images can I submit?
Image Size and Format
What else do you need?
How do I submit my Photo?

Help & Guidelines


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Article Submission (Section Reference: http://www.prabashipost.com/help.aspx/#arsu )

bulletWhy write for Prabashi Post?
  Massive Exposure:
Your post will be promoted to thousands of readers on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ combined. Prabashi Post receives more than few thousand page views per month and we are just few weeks old. A number of our readers are well known professionals in media, journalism and writing, so there could be further possibilities.

Genuine Response
Through comments on the site and the social networking pages, most articles get constructive feedback and honest critique providing your effort a rewarding experience.

Your Box of Fame
All our contributors get an "About box" right below the title image that prominently displays information about you. We are also happy to place a link to your website / Facebook page, Flickr page or your blog site for further publicity.

Free Advertisement in Classifieds
We will also provide you with space on our classifieds section to advertise your business for free for a month for every article / submission of yours that is published on our website. If we have published multiple articles from you, you advertisement will be extended by that many months.

bulletWriting Guidelines
  Article Length
We expect your articles to be between 200 and 700 words. The total number of characters (which is displayed on the status bar in Microsoft Word), including spaces must be less than 7900 characters.

Article Language
We will only accept articles written in English or Bengali. Article may contain few words from other languages to support the article.

Formatting
Whilst we expect the articles to be in plain format, we will accept italics, bold or underlined text that makes sense from grammatical and writing point of views. However, please avoid colouring your text.

Images
You are welcome to submit images in support of your writing. Images are accepted in JPG (JPEG) or PNG format preferably.

bulletWhat to write?
 Having a look at our website and the articles already published you will have a good idea about the subjects we feature. If you are unsure please send your write up to us and we will get back to you.

bulletWhat not to write?
  There are certain rules apply as per our policy. As a contributor you agree:-
- Not to post content or initiate communications which are unlawful, libelous, abusive, obscene, racial, pornographic, discriminatory or otherwise objectionable.
- Not to falsely state, impersonate, or otherwise misrepresent your identity, including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym, or misrepresenting your current or previous positions and qualifications, or your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present.
- Not to submit materials of any third party without such third party's prior written consent.
- Articles or images published in www.prabashipost.com cannot be reproduced elsewhere without the permission of Trigon Media, the parent company of Prabashi Post.

bulletHow do I submit my Article?
  Currently please submit your article as Microsoft word attachment by email at team (at) prabashipost.com. Please mention the section (i.e. Culture, Lifestyle, Poets Corner etc.) you intend it to be published. However, the ultimate decision lies with Prabashi Post. If you are not sure, mention "Article Submission" as your subject.
Please also provide your full name and your contact number with your submission.

bulletTurnaround Times
  We will usually get back to you within few hours after you have submitted. However, due to the volume of submission this may be up to a few days at times.

bulletLast but not least
  The editors of Prabashi Post have the right to modify part or whole of your article or its title or image(s) to make it suitable for publication as per our editorial policy. In some cases it may not be possible to communicate the changes to you prior to publication. When you submit an article or an image or both for publication, it is implied that you understand and accept these terms and conditions.

 
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Photo of the Week (Section Reference: http://www.prabashipost.com/help.aspx/#potw )

bulletWhy Photo of the Week?
 This section showcases photography skills of our readers (many of whom are professionals) and gives them a platform for the expression of their art, share their experiences and techniques. Your image will be prominently displayed on the homepage of PrabashiPost.com for a week. The photo is selected by the PrabashiPost team from among all the submissions received for the week. The "about" box on the photo page gives a brief about the photographer with a link to their portfolio, which helps in publicising their work.

bulletWhat kind of Images can I submit?
 We a looking for photos that tell a story. We do not care what the subject is as long as the photo draws attention. Having said that, we will avoid flat lifeless glamour, bog standard landscapes and flowers etc. If you are not sure, please send us a link to your portfolio and we will get back to you.

bulletImage Size and Format
 We accept images in PNG or JPG format only. Your image must be at least 640px wide. Images more than 640px will be resized to a width of 640px. In few cases we may adjust or touch it up to go with the theme.

bulletWhat else do you need?
 Along with the photo you submit, please provide the following information:-
1. Title of the Photo
2. About this Photo (a brief writeup about what this photo means to you, why did you take this picture, if this photo has made it to any competetion etc.
3. Technique / Equipment (optional, but if you would like to share the technique or equipment you used to take this picture).
4. Link to your website / portfolio

bulletHow do I submit my Photo?
 Please email your photo (to be featured in Photo of the Week) along with the details given above to team(at)prabashipost.com