FAQs

Is there a cost to join?

How do I join?

How do I change my username?

How do I change my Password?

How do I upload/change my profile picture?

How can I get your e-newsletter?

How do I change/edit my e-mail subscriptions?

How do I change which topics I’m interested in receiving updates on?

How do I create a profile for my company?

How do I upload an article?

How do I post a blog?

How do I post a press release for my company?

How can I view the content I have uploaded to the site?

How can I become an official writer (or Expert) for your site?

What does it mean when I choose to “Follow” someone?

How do I un-follow someone?

What is the Messaging Center?

How do I send someone a message?

How can I advertise on your site?

 

Is there a cost to join?
No, there is no cost to join ProducersWEB.com; membership is free.

How do I join?
To join, just fill in your e-mail address, a password you would like to use, and a user name that would best represent you in the box on the right hand side of the page and click the “Join” button. You will be sent a confirmation e-mail to the address you provided, and will need to click the link in that e-mail to confirm your membership.

How do I change my username?
To change your username, log in to the site and click “Edit Your Profile.” In the left hand column below your picture, you should see a link for “Account Settings”. At the top of the Settings page you will see a box titled “Display Name”. Put the name you would like to use in that box and click the “Save Settings” button at the bottom of the page. In this section you can also change what type of information you would like to share about yourself with other members of ProducersWEB.

How do I change my Password?
To change your password, log in to the site and click “Edit Your Profile.” On the left hand side you will see a link for “Change Password.” Click that link to bring up the password change boxes. You’ll need to enter your old password and then the one you would like to change it to. Click the “change password” button once you’ve filled in the boxes and your password will be updated.

How do I upload/change my profile picture?
To upload or change your picture, log in to the site and click “Edit Your Profile.” On the left hand side under your picture box, you will see a button to “Replace Image.” Click that button and a box will pop up; click the “browse” button to search your computer for the picture you would like to upload. If a box doesn’t pop up when you click the “browse” button, please hold down “ctrl” when you click the button, as you may have a pop-up blocker preventing the box from opening. Once you have chosen your picture, click “Upload” and your picture will be replaced. Be sure to scroll down to the bottom of the “About Me” page and click “Save Changes” so that the new picture is saved for your next login.

How can I get your e-newsletter?
To sign up for our daily eCast, you must first become a member. Once you’re a member, you just need to log in, go to “Edit your profile” and click on the “Subscriptions” link in the left hand column. On that page, you will see various mailings you can sign up to receive, including our daily eCast and weekly Producers eCast.

How do I change/edit my e-mail subscriptions?
To modify which ProducersWEB mailings you receive, log in to the site and click "Edit Your Profile." On the left hand side you will see a link for "Subscriptions." In that section, you can choose which type of e-mails you would like to get by checking the box next to them. Unchecking the box will remove you from that e-mail list.

How do I change which topics I’m interested in receiving updates on?
To change which topics you receive alerts on, you need to log in and go to “Edit your Profile.” In the left hand column you will see a link for “Fans and Interests.” In that section, you will see a list of topics at the top. To add a topic, click the arrow at the right hand side of the top box at the top and select which topics you would like to receive by clicking on them in the drop down list. Be sure to hit the “Save Changes” button once you are done so that your choices are saved. To stop receiving an alert on a topic, click the “x” box for that topic and it will be removed from the list. To reset/remove all topics click the “x” next to the drop down arrow in the main box.

How do I create a profile for my company?
To create a profile for your company, you’ll need to be a member of ProducersWEB. Then simply log in and click “Edit Your Profile.” In the left hand column you will see a link for “Company;” click that link and you will be brought to your company profile page. On this page you can fill in your company name, web address, contact information and company description. You should also upload your company logo; we have two sizes we use, a 238x40 main logo and a 49x49 icon logo. There is also a drop down box to select who can join your company; this should be used to select which other members of ProducersWEB can be associated with your company: all, only ones with your approval, or none.

How do I upload an article?
To upload an article, you will first need to be a member. Once you are a member, log in to the site and click “Edit Your Profile.” On the left hand side, under “Publishing Tools” you will see a link for “Create an Article.” In this section, you will need to enter the title of your article and choose which topic it would fall under on the site. You can also choose extra topics and/or sub topics you would like the article to be associated with. In the body section, you just need to copy and paste your article content. You can format it with bold, italic and underlined sections and use bullets or numbered bullets. Once you have run a quick check to proof your article, click “Save Changes” and your article will be submitted to our Edit team for final proofing and approval. If the team thinks there isn’t enough solid information included the article you submitted, it will be re-classified as a blog post by our team.

How do I post a blog?
To post a blog, you will first need to be a member. Once you are a member, log in to the site and click “Edit Your Profile.” On the left hand side, under “Publishing Tools” you will see a link for “Add a Blog Entry.” In this section, you will need to enter the title you would like used for your blog entry and choose which topic it would fall under on the site. You can also choose extra topics and/or sub topics you would like the blog to be associated with. In the body section, copy and paste or type out your blog content.

How do I post a press release for my company?
To post a press release, log in to the site and click “Edit Your Profile.” On the left hand side under “Publishing Tools” you’ll see a link for “Submit Breaking News.” In this section, you will need to enter the headline you would like used for your press release and choose which topic it would fall under on the site. Then include the details of your press release in the body section. Please refrain from using all CAPS, as our Editors will then need to go through your content and re-format it before posting it to the site.

How can I view the content I have uploaded to the site?
To see a list of items you have uploaded, log in and click on “Edit Your Profile.” In that section you will see a link on the left hand side under “Publishing Tools” called “My Content.” Click on that link and you will see a list of the blogs, news, and articles that you have uploaded to the site. You can sort this list by “title,” “type,” “status,” and “views.”

How can I become an official writer (or Expert) for your site?
If you are interested in becoming a columnist or expert for our site, please contact edit@producersweb.com. Our Editors can give you further information on what is involved in maintaining a column and/or becoming a topic expert.

What does it mean when I choose to “Follow” someone?
As a “Follower” you will be the first to know when an author's latest features and articles become available, and when a company's latest sales concepts, marketing ideas, new products, audio and video clips and much more become available. You will also be included on special offers and exclusive opportunities which are limited only to Followers. To “Follow” someone, just click on the icon next to your chosen author/company.

How do I un-follow someone?
To un-follow someone, click on “Edit Your Profile” and go to the link on the left, “Fans and Interests.” In the “Manage your fan list” box, you just need to click on the ”x” in the box of member or company you no longer want to follow. This will remove them from your list and you will no longer receive alerts when they post new content.

What is the Messaging Center?
The message center is your own personal ProducersWEB mailbox. In the Message Center, you will receive e-mails when someone else on ProducersWEB wants to communicate with you and/or when someone comments on a blog or article you have posted. You can reply to their message by clicking the message you want to reply to and hitting the reply icon. This will bring you to the box at the bottom of the page where you can type your message to them. The Messaging system is in real time, so you will receive a new message notification as soon as someone sends you one.

How do I send someone a message?
To send someone a message, you can click on the “Send Message” icon on their profile page or, if you’re already following them, by going to the Message Center and selecting their name from the drop down box in the “New Message” section.

How can I advertise on your site?
If you are interested in advertising on the site, please contact sales@producersweb.com and one of our sales associates can speak to you regarding our different packages and rates.