Rules for contributions

The rules for  submitting your articles to 1stOutsource articles are simple, but they must be followed!

  • Articles can be submitted by simply posting into the main Forum and a PM sent to administration to review and copy over the post. Articles can also be submitted directly to the article directory but a user id is only available on request or given with an invitation from the Blog owner.
  • The articles that you submit must be your own work – You may not submit articles written by other authors and the content must be unique. No rebranded articles allowed, you must be the sole copyright holder for each article you submit. Articles written by a ghost writer are perfectly acceptable as long as they are being used only by yourself.
  • By submitting your articles, you grant us the right to publish your articles – We may publish your article anywhere on our website or syndicate through RSS. We may also change where it appears, including the category, at any time.
  • By submitting your articles, you grant others the right to publish your articles – Other users have the right to publish your articles on their websites, in their newsletters or ezines, and more as long as the article is left in the original state. This includes the resource box which provides you credit as the author of the content.
  • No affiliate links! – The articles that you submit should not contain affiliate links. You can include the URLs of helpful sites or your own website.
  • Submitting your articles to does not entitle you to financial compensation of any kind – You will not receive compensation from us or the users of our directory for articles you submit.
  • Submitting an article in no way guarantees inclusion in our directory – We reserve the right to reject an article submission for any reason.
  • Articles must be spellchecked and proof read for grammatical errors prior to submitting – Do not submit articles filled with spelling errors and bad grammar. We do monitor article submissions and we will reject content that does not meet this requirement.

That’s it