Our Curation Policy

Here at Lifestorynow.com we take our curation seriously. The internet was built and founded on linking, sharing and recommending other sources on the web. Curation to us means finding interesting, well-written and highly appropriate articles for our readers.

By choosing an article from your site we are giving it our vote of approval.This not only means that we excerpt your article, we also give it our highest recommendation and we direct our readers, in every case, to your site and your articles.

We curated and excerpted your article because it was outstanding in some way.

If for any reason you wish us not to excerpt your stories simply contact us and request your story be removed. We will immediately and without exception comply with your takedown request and put you on our list of sites never to excerpt from.

99% of emails we get about curation and excerpting are from publishers and authors who are delighted to receive additional exposure and readership for their stories as a result of our curation.

Excerpting Policy

Most online publishers recognise the value of having their stories and articles quoted commented on debated discussed linked to new readers encouraged to the articles

Social sharing of online content extends the reach, impact and effectiveness and profitability of the original publisher’s website. We are excerpting your content to inform our visitors and to point them to the original source of the excerpt. We want our readers to discover and visit your contant and your website.

Here is what we will never do

  • We never take your entire article.
  • We never republish without full credit, links and sending you readers.
  • We never republish an RSS feed verbatim.
  • We never excerpt without the intention of sending you more traffic.

We always change the headline, add context, meaning and analysis to your articles.

General guidelines for excerpts published on this site are:

  • Never more than 30%-40% of any article
  • Never more than one article from any site in any one day
  • Never more than what is needed to communicate the essence of the article.

If you have any queries or thoughts on the policies outlined here please let us know.

 

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