I have been trying to get into Google News for the longest time. All my top competitors for my Mustang site are in it, Stangnet.com, Mustang.com, Corral.net but every time I submit I get turned down. Here is the latest reason for turning me down:
Thank you for your note. We've reviewed <sitename>
and are unable to include it in Google News. We currently only include
articles from sources that could be considered organizations, generally
characterized by multiple writers and editors, availability of
organizational information, and accessible contact information. When we
reviewed your site we weren't able to find this evidence of an
We appreciate your willingness to provide your articles to us, and we'll
log your site for future consideration.
The Google Team
Now looking at Mustang.com I don't understand what is so different about their site than mine.
Do I have to create a contact page that specifically states my name and me as the owner like Corral.net?
It's just really frustrating to get the cold shoulder every time when more than half the time I beat Mustang.com, Stangnet.com and Corral.net to the new news! I beat Stangnet by 12 hours for the latest article and corral.net doesn't even have it up :rolleyes:
Thanks for any input :)