Guide to Business Direction Submissions
Guidelines for submitting articles
Articles for the Business News, Charity News or Skills pages must be a maximum of 150 words. Articles for the Movers & Shakers pages should be no more than 80 words.
Articles for Business News should reflect something newsworthy and should not be an advert for the business. Examples may include receiving an award, celebrating an anniversary, forming a new partnership or any other success story.
Images must be high resolution and should be a minimum of 1MB. They must be relevant to the article, and businesses do have the option of including a caption.
All articles must have a headline and can include your website address at the end of the article.
Submissions must be clear to read and be written in the third person.
The theme of each edition runs through the Big Interview and the Cover Feature(s).
Businesses are welcome to use the theme, but do not have to do this for regular articles.
Your news may be published on our website and/or in Business Direction. Due to the volume of press releases and news articles received, no guarantee of inclusion in the printed magazine can be made.
Press Releases submitted may be edited if they are longer than the word count.
From food and drink, manufacturing, awards and more, each edition of Business Direction has a new theme to help you raise your business profile in the two counties.
Theme – Data, Tech & Cyber Security
Description – Following important technological and security announcements in the form of GDPR and the new 5G testbeds last year, we take a look at how the advancements are impacting businesses in the two counties.
Copy deadline – 25th September 2019
January/February 2020 Edition
Theme – 2020: The Decade of New Business
Description – As we head into a new decade, this edition of the magazine will explore what opportunities lie ahead for businesses in the region.
Copy deadline – 25th November 2019
2020/2021 deadlines will be released in October 2019.
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