About Us

About

US NEWS TODAY is a Member of the Associated News Agency (AN) Network that provides reliable, free, up-to-the-minute news, to any news and media publication. Associated News Agency (AN)  is a news service that offers free use of its news and articles that were submitted and or syndicated from other media networks. Its focus is to spread reliable, biased, and truthful news related to the creation of a culture of life.


Associated News Agency
 empowers business owners to distribute meaningful news. Associated News Agency is a leading provider of media services with good marketing and public relations. Our program helps clients reach a maximum of people based on the reliability of the information.

Associated New Agency reaches specific industries and geographical areas. Our distribution showcases press releases to the target audience group.

Editorial Guidelines

Associated New Agency’s editorial team reviews all press releases as much as possible before it is distributed to ensure that the content is newsworthy and accurate. The guidelines that are written below help your Press Release get quick approval and distribution on our platform.

The press releases should have a clear and newsworthy angle and be free from spam, direct address, and ads hype. It should incorporate the following features:


Content:

The news angles timely information about a milestone like an award or anniversary, business expansion or recent event, and news announcement.

Tone:

Always write in the third person – don’t put “WE” or “I” unless you are using a direct quote. Consider the perspective of the reader and write to the point while being engaging. Avoid adjectives and sales-pitch language. Don’t put your own opinions while writing. Try to avoid jargon as not many understand it. Last but not the least, always proofread to avoid expensive errors.

Accuracy:

For all press releases referencing criminal matters or legal actions, a  complaint number, or the court of record and case number.


Information:

Press Releases submitted should contain a valid email address and phone number in the contact information.

Authorize:

All network marketing companies with a major announcement or using a stock ticker symbol – You submit written authorization from an executive before news distribution. Independent representatives of network marketing companies must have consent from the executive.

Length:

Press releases should be between 250 and 2000 words. The length of the press release directly affects the distribution. And, too short have trouble getting indexed in search engines. The summary should also be within 160 characters maximum.

Spelling and Grammar:

The press releases should be grammatically correct and should be written in proper English. If you are using jargon, ensure to include definitions for industry jargon for the layperson to understand.

Format:

Press releases should not contain HTML tags, forced line breaks, or tables. Avoid writing the entire release in Capital letters.

Source:

Associated News Agency demands a clear news source to be identified right after the article. The news source is the company or organization that is issuing the release. If your business, firm, or agency is distributing on behalf of a client then the source would be the client’s organization or company’s name. It should be mentioned in what ways the organization or company related to the announcement.

Email Id:

It is recommended not to use the mail id within the PR’s body. If an email is included – our editorial team will change it in the necessary format.


Associated New Agency Does NOT Distribute


Opinions:

Associated New Agency restricts content intended to harm or defame a person or group. It typically accepts PR related to public policy, politics, and other delicate matters. But, the opinions should be appropriately attributed and the PR should not contain excessive hyperbole or allegations.


Explicit Content:

Our integrity is of utmost importance. Associated New Agency doesn’t accept sexually explicit products or materials. Releases should be free from references or links to profane language, illegal or sexual material. All the 18 years or older websites are considered explicit.

Spam:

Don’t get caught in content filters due to the density of high-volume words/ phrases and prominence that are frequently found in non-newsworthy websites, unwanted mails, or spam and ads.

Link:

Limit the link count to 1 every 100 words. This policy is to protect the value of links in a PR within Associated New Agency's network.

Blogs:

General articles, blogs, or open letters generally lack attribution and news value are discouraged.

Views:

PRs can be about a group or person’s opinion on a topical subject, but they should be more than views or opinions. The opinions that are not attributed to any source are considered a flag that may deem the content as an opinion column or ad rather than PR.

Reprints:

Feature or news stories, editorials, opinion columns, articles, or images from other publications or sites, if they are copyrighted are not press releases.

Fiction:

All the users of the Associated New Agency must submit only accurate information.

Duplicity:

Using copyrighted content from other websites is a violation of Associated New Agency ‘s Terms of Service.


Third-Party:

Associated New Agency only permits PR from law firms in which the firm is representing one of the parties. We don’t accept PR from third-party firms regarding legal cases


Wrong Intention:

Associated New Agency doesn’t distribute content intended to exact revenge or harm a person or group. It is defined as anything that is intended to: victimize or shame an individual or group, degrade, defame, defraud, stalk, maliciously affect a company, promote personal opinions attacking a group or individual, racism violence, bigotry, express hatred or incite.

Ticker Symbols:

We encourage our clients to use any ticker symbols they are authorized to use in the PR. But we need to receive exact authorization from the source company for each ticker symbol used.

Gambling:

Associated New Agency doesn’t publish releases that promote or link to fantasy sports or online gambling.

e-liquid/ Vapor:

Associated New Agency doesn’t publish releases that promote or link to e-liquid, e-cigarette, or vapor.


Loan:

Associated New Agency doesn’t publish PR’s that market to short-term or unsecured loan services or link to payday.

Pharmaceuticals:

Associated New Agency doesn’t accept PR from online pharmaceuticals or websites that sell drugs or prescriptions unless the PR or websites state a doctor’s prescription is required to buy.

Weight Loss Products:

We don’t allow any potentially hazardous or unsafe weight loss products or ingredients.

Health Supplements:

Associated New Agency doesn’t allow health supplement content irrespective of claims of legality.

Sexual Enhancement Products:

Associated New Agency doesn’t permit press releases that encourage sexual enhancement products.


Money Schemes:

Associated New Agency doesn’t accept PR that publicizes money making online, get rich quick schemes or work from home programs.

Stock:

Associated New Agency objects to PR that promotes advice, reviews, recommendations, alerts, newsletters or story picks. Public trade companies might promote their news.

Over Optimise:

We don’t accept PR that contains links over-optimization or keywords.

Tablet or Mobile Phone Unblocking:

Associated New Agency doesn’t allow PR to link or market to Black Hat SEO services or tactics. These types of services comprise but are not limited to paid social media followers, selling and buying, or keyword stuffing.

Academic Writing:

Associated New Agency doesn’t publish PR that encourages services to write dissertations, term papers, essays, or research papers for a fee.

Associated New Agency also reserves the right to remove press releases that contain unnatural inbound links via paid link scheme participation. From time to time, Associated New Agency will review releases submitted by clients to make sure they accommodate search engine guidelines.