Yep. Rejected by Google News Again.

Oh well. I thought I’d share the reasons I was rejected this time. They only accept articles from courses that “could be considered organizations”. This means that they generally have multiple writers and editors and available info on their organization (and accessible contact info). They said that my site didn’t have “evidence of an organization.” Is the iFroggy Network not an organization? Granted, I’m the only editor, but we do have 4 other writers, as well, at the moment. It is a one man show, though, so I guess I’m just lame like that.

They also mentioned that they only include articles that “report on recent events” and I have non recent event articles right alongside other kinds of articles. They do have me there.

Patrick O'Keefe

Managing online communities since 2000, I publish a collective of websites known as the iFroggy Network. I wrote the book Managing Online Forums and, as a public speaker, have presented for organizations like CNN, institutions like Australian National University and conferences like SXSW. More about me.

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