SNEWS FAQ: Readers, we want to hear your “vibe” in stories

Over the years, our readers have shared some very cool experiences with us, which gave us an idea to launch a feature called “Reader Vibe.” There we will publish essays and stories from our readers for all to enjoy. Inspirational, aspirational, fun, funny, quirky … it doesn’t matter. Offer it for publication in SNEWS by emailing ReaderVibe@snewsnet.com.
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Over the years, our readers have shared some very cool experiences with us, which gave us an idea to launch a feature called “Reader Vibe.” There we will publish essays and stories from our readers for all to enjoy.

Inspirational, aspirational, fun, funny, quirky … it doesn’t matter. Offer it for publication in SNEWS by emailing ReaderVibe@snewsnet.com.

Look below to get a look at our first Reader Vibe features:

>> “Familiarity and comfort in a climbing gym far from home” ran Sept. 2, 2009.

In it, Nikki Hodgson wrote about her long adventure getting to a climbing gym in Palestine and how comforting it was once she got there – although the trip was epic. (Yes, she is the daughter of SNEWS co-founders Michael Hodgson and Therese Iknoian.)

>> “You are my tribe” ran July 22, 2009.

Geoff O’Keefe, vice president of operations, American Recreation Products, wrote, “I looked around this morning at the Industry Breakfast and I saw you, and I smiled and felt at home. Despite the fact you are an unruly bunch of lunatics, dreamers, eccentrics, artists, adventurers and renegades, I felt a surge of pride and protectiveness, honored to be one of you, happy to be among you, my tribe.”

Both are insightful, fun, sometimes funny, thought-provoking, great reads.

And that’s what Reader Vibe is for. Got a story to tell? Offer it for publication in SNEWS by emailing ReaderVibe@snewsnet.com. We want to hear your vibe – and so does your industry.

Other things you can do on SNEWS? Here’s a sampling:

>> List yourself or your company in our Industry Directory of professionals by category. Click here to apply to be added. (We approve all listings before they go live); click here to see our growing directory. 

>> Put up a classified ad as a seeker or employer -- AND get a 10% discount off your posting by entering from the following link: http://www.snewsnet.com/jobs

>> Save your top stories in your own My SNEWS favorites “Save This” folder (All Access Subscriber exclusive). 

>> Post you own press releases to go live in the section “Industry News Releases” with headlines going out with our news (All Access Subscribers exclusive). www.snewsnet.com/PRpost

>> Get involved in Chats with other SNEWS subscribers about a story or an industry issue. 

>> Read ongoing SNEWS blog entries. http://snewsview.blogspot.com/

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