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"How To" Guide to the Hoosier State Press Association's Information Network

How to sign up to participate in the content sharing site:
  • Follow this link, fill in the form and the wire service staff will send you your user account information.

  • Follow this link to a form to email the site editor and have a fax sent of the sign up form.
     
How to sign up as a freelance journalist:
  • Follow this linkfill in the form and the wire service staff will send you your user account information. 
     
How to sign in to gain access to the site's full content:
  • After receiving your master account, come back to the site, look for the "LOGIN" link in the right rail, click it and enter your username and password.
  • You can choose to have the site remember you (when you use this browser on this computer).
  • Once these items are accomplished simply click the "login" button. If all went well you will be greeted with a confirmation screen.
  • If things didn't go as planned, try again, and if that doesn't see you logged in then click the support link in the upper right corner of your browser window. Your support request will go to the site editor and the on-call staff. Please make sure to include all the contact information, so that your request can be handled as promptly as possible.

How to receive your emailed story budget:
  • Once you're logged in with your master account you will have access to the emailed story budget sign up form. Make sure to provide the master acount to all those at your publication whom you will want to have access to the emailed story budget as it is a personalized budget.
  • Look to the right rail, again, and look for the "Emailed Budget" link.
  • Click the link and complete the form making sure to select the topics that you want to see in your emailed budget.
  • The budget is emailed from the site at 1 p.m. each day. Email systems vary in their speed, but you should expect to see the budget shortly after 1 p.m.
  • The emailed budget has a list of headlines and lead paragraphs for the most current (generally that day's) stories. After each headline and brief there is a link "read the entire story..." that you can click to go over to the site to review the complete story.

How to get technical support:
  • Look for the "Technical Support" link in the upper right corner of the site & browser window.
  • Click it and complete the form
  • Your support request will go to the site editor and the on-call staff. Please make sure to include all the contact information, so that your request can be handled as promptly as possible

How to submit press releases:

Follow this link, fill in the form and the wire will review the release for posting.


How to grab a story for use in print:

  • After logging in you may click on any brief headline and the s ite will take you to a full version of the wire story.
  • On the page with the full story there is a button above the story that reads "plain text."
  • If you want to use the story, click the button and a second browser window will pop open. You do not need to set your browser to open pop-up windows to use this button.
  • The second window will now be atop the HSPAInfo.Net site window once you have clicked the "plain text" button.
  • Click your mouse in the second window and perform a "Select All" by either a keyboard command, using your mouse keys or from the menus of your browser.
  • Now your story selection may be copied into another application for use in your print publication.


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