Are you a business based in the North of England who would like to be seen by more potential customers? Or a PR agency, keen to shout about one of your clients? Create an account to share your news across the Business Up North network.
Our news publication guidelines:
We only publish around 60% of the articles that are sent to us so please ensure that your news or article is relevant, interesting and includes a professional photo.
Here’s a quick overview:
- Only send us real news about businesses based in the North.
- Only submit original business articles or insights from Northern businesses.
- All articles should be accompanied by a photograph that you have permission to use (landscape format).
How to get started:
- Register your account
- Set-up your account profile
- Add your news
- Changing your account settings
Register your account
To create a new account please select Login/Join Us from the top menu.
If you wish to create an account from your mobile phone you won’t see the login menu so simply the link here: Login/Join Us
If you already have an account and just want to login you can Login here.
Remember that your First and Last name will be used on your public profile so please use your real name, and remember to make a note of your password.By registering you confirm your agreement to our terms and disclaimer.
Set-up your account profile – Promote yourself!
A full account profile will add credibility and authority to any news or articles you publish.
The first thing you will need to do after you have registered and logged in is to use the Edit Account Profile to set-up a full profile before adding any news – we’ll be much more likely to publish your news if you have a full profile!You will need to complete your account profile with a suitable photograph and optional background image.Your profile picture needs to be no larger than 200kb and it’s size needs to between 200px and 500px wide.Your cover picture needs to be a file size no larger than 200bk and needs to be between 500px and 900px wide.
Don’t forget to add links to your social media accounts and your website! The more complete your profile, the more publicity for you!
If you wish to edit your account from your mobile phone you won’t see the edit account profile link. So just follow the link here: Edit Account Profile (only works after you login).
Add your news
Select the Add Your News link from the top menu to start submitting your business news.
When you submit your news, it’s important that you select at least one topic and at least one area from our list of categories.
Please remember that we review every news item that is sent to us to ensure that it meets with our editorial requirements – it sometimes takes us a day or so for us to review news items, so check back regularly.
Unfortunately, we can’t publish everything that is submitted so please ensure your news is newsworthy, original and high quality.
News photograph format
Please ensure that you include a good quality photographic image and that you have the express permission from the copyright owner to use.
Photographs should be resized before you attach them to your news item. Photographs need to be between 800 to 1000 pixels (px) wide. Please use .JPG format and ensure that your file size is less than 500KB. We can only accept landscape shaped images. If accompanying photographs are not of an acceptable quality we won’t be able to publish your news item.
News approval process
We endeavour to publish as many news and business articles as possible – but due to the volume of news and varying quality, we can’t publish every news item that is sent. Please allow us time to review your news – just check back at our website in a day or so.
Just like the printed media we occasionally we’ll make editorial changes to published news items.
If you wish to add news our account from your mobile phone you won’t see the add news link. So just follow the link here: Add Your News (only works after you login).
Changing your account settings
If for any reason you need to alter account settings including your First Name, Surname or Password you can alter these in the Edit Account Settings area.
If you wish to change your account settings from your mobile phone you won’t see the add edit account settings link. You will need to follow the link here: Edit Account Settings (only works after you login).
Are you a PR Agency working on behalf of a client?
If you want news items to be attributed to your agency then create an account for using your agency profile. If you prefer that news is attributed directly to your client then you simply need to create an account and profile using your client’s details. You can create as many client accounts as you like (you just need to use a unique email address for each individual account).