What are the Acceptance Criteria for Articles?

Articles should ideally be no more than 500-1500  words maximum.

Also note that articles should be:
  • Related to the pharmaceutical or biotechnology (or related) sector
  • Content should have a legitimate news angle (announcing something new and/or timely).
  • Don’t write your article like an advertisement or a sales letter.
  • Content should keep an impartial tone throughout.
  • Please don’t ask question(s) in a press release.
  • Use Uppercase and Lowercase lettering appropriately.
  • Avoid inserting JavaScript or other markup languages in your press release, such as <strong>…</strong> or <em>…</em> ONLY links eg.<a href=”URL”>…</a> are acceptable.
  • Please ensure links are formatted correctly.
  • Make sure each paragraph is spaced out with a line.
  • Please ensure the article is properly formatted e.g. do not double space unnecessarily, use appropriate punctuation and symbols.
  • Only include a quote that someone might have actually said.
  • Links in articles should be be limited to 1 per 200 words.
  • Articles should not contain references or links to sexually explicit material, illegal material or profane language.
  • Content should not have intent to harm or exact personal revenge against a person or group.
  • SPAM related words that will be filtered out by spam filters should be refrained.
  • Include available contact information where possible.
  • Do not place email addresses within the body of the article.
  • Content should contain no or few grammatical and spelling errors.
  • Avoid the use of special characters and symbols in headline such as ™ or ©.
We reserve the right to accept or reject any article published directly to pharmiweb or provided to us.

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