Byline Article and White Paper Submission Guidelines for Automation.com

Byline Article, White Paper & Application Story Publication on Automation.com

We are always looking for articles that provide thought leadership communicating ideas and knowledge that help industrial automation professionals to be more effective.   Automation.com is the leading online publisher of automation-related content helping our readers automate their factories and processes, solve problems, and improve production efficiencies by providing the most current industry news, information, and resources.

Automation.com Article Guidelines

Automation.com articles are an opportunity to illustrate expertise thought leadership, tips, and strategies related to the automation industry. We greatly encourage professionals and leaders throughout the industries to submit their stories and insights to share with the Automation.com community.

 

     Allowed

  • Mention company name adjacent to the author’s name/title.

  • One mention of a trade name or trademark in the body of the article.

  • One “Read more” link to content author’s company/product website of choice

  • Images of installed product and screen images that help explain/illustrate article ideas with descriptive captions.

 

     Not Allowed

  • References to competitor by name in any potentially comparative or exclusive manner, other than general awareness mention in the most evenly represented, data-based, fair manner.

  • Any superfluous, unsubstantiated or exaggerated claims about product superiority. (Just the facts, please)

  • Any discussion that, under normal standards of courtesy and maturity, would offend another producer of similar equipment and services.

Submission Requirements - Items that need to be submitted for an article:

  • Microsoft Word File

  • Featured image for the article  

  • 500 – 1,800 Words. We can be lenient but keep the reader in mind - shorter is always better.*

  • Article title.

  • Brief About the Author(s) biography.

  • Author’s e-mail or other email for readers to ask questions

  • Photo images, charts, drawings & captions submitted as separate image files.  Include text for image captions.

 

Who is the Automation.com Reader?

Automation.com Subscriber Demographics

About Automation.com

Automation.com is the leading online publisher of automation-related content. We help our readers automate their factories and processes, solve problems, and improve production efficiencies by providing the most current industry news, information, and resources.

Attracting more than 130,000 unique automation professionals from around the globe each month, Automation.com is the leading online content provider and the only pure electronic magazine in the automation industry. Since 2007, Automation.com has been publishing more content than any other publication.  According to third-party traffic ranking websites such as Alexa.com, Automation.com is the most frequented automation-related news and information site on the web, out-ranking the websites of many of the well-known, more established industry trade publications.

Automation.com organizes information with over 40 topic-specific Automation Portals, providing an efficient and effective way for site visitors to find information. Each portal includes articles, white papers, application stories, product announcements, company news, project news, resources, training, seminars and events. In addition to the main website and portals, Automation.com publishes a weekly e-newsletter, Automation Weekly, and variety of automation portal topic e-newsletters, all of which are distributed to more than 140,000 automation professionals world-wide. Click here to become a subscriber.

For more information on having your articles, papers or stories published on Automation.com contact Cory Fogg. Feel free to browse archived Articles & White Papers and Application Stories on our Automation Portals.