Writing Articles for The Prep Smartz Academy about Emergency Response Planning

The purpose of the Prep Smartz Academy is to provide information that can be used by Prep Smartz (computer software) users to prepare for emergency situations.  Accepted articles will be made available through the Prep Smartz web site.  The library organization is aligned with the Prep Smartz application.

Alignment with the Prep Smartz Software Application

Phases – There are four phases in this methodology

  • Planning
  • Preparation
  • Operation
  • Recovery

Categories – Each phase is organized into thirteen categories

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Below is an example of the web site window for listing the articles


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How to Prepare Your Article for Submission

Digital Format

  • Microsoft Word

Font

  • No space – do not use Normal
  • 12 point
  • Times New Roman
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Content

  • Succinct articles to address specific topics are preferred.
  • Article topics need to fit within the framework of the Prep Smartz phases and categories.
  • Avoid specific web addresses as they can become stale
  • Use of illustrations is encouraged
  • Affiliate links are not approved
  • Advertising is not approved
  • Articles should be (more or less) 1,500 words 
  • The target audience is adults with some college or technical schooling who want to prepare for emergency situations
  • All articles must be original content and not copy written 
Format
  1. Title
    1. This could be a question.
    2. Incorporate key words.
  2. Intro paragraph
  3. Answer summary paragraph - if the title is a question
  4. Block of additional topical information - chunks
    1. Two or three paragraphs per chunk

Edit

  • Final editing will be completed by Eaton Enterprisez, LLC 
  • Submissions must be your original work

Copyright

Copyrights for all article submissions will be retained by Eaton Enterprisez, LLC.

Author Biographical Information

Providing biographical information is encouraged. Please limit the bio to 400 words. It can include relevant websites and social media references.

Publication

The decision to publish or discontinue publications is the sole discretion of Eaton Enterprisez, LLC.

Individual (Person not affiliated with a school) Article Submission

Articles may be submitted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Academic Article Submission

Contributor schools will be listed on the web site with a link to the school’s emergency management (academic) site.  Schools will be listed in descending order of the quantity of articles from the school, i.e., the school that contributes the most articles will be at the top of the list. The authors will be credited on the article page.  Schools will need to establish a point of contact for the school’s article submissions. For additional information please send an email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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Academic Contributors

Resources

Supporting