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Here are the top ten articles for the Editor Assistance Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!

1. FAQ : Using a Short URL
BellaOnline has short URL options for every site in the network. So for example if you run the Low Carb site, you can get to your main page with the shortcut

2. Image for Facebook and Features
When an article is featured on Facebook, either by you or by any of your visitors, it should have an image to go with it. This same image is also used in the featured areas around BellaOnline. Here is how you set that image.

3. Editor Advertising Basics
These are the basics of how an editor is allowed to earn money and advertise on BellaOnline.

4. Unsubscribing Newsletter Bouncebacks
If you get a bounceback from your newsletter send, you need to consider whether or not to unsubscribe that person permanently. Here are some tips on how to handle returns from your newsletter mailings.

5. Editor Guidelines - 2002
Just to give you a glimpse into the past, here were our very first editor guidelines, when we launched the site as an editor-run site back in February 2002! Back then we called editors "hosts".

6. Launch Stage 1
When an editor finishes with basic training, they move into launch stage. This three month period is where an editor hones their skills and learns how to manage a website and web community.

7. Sites that are Nested
In several cases, one BellaOnline site topic is fully nested within another site topic. An example would be Writing and Fiction Writing. Here is how BellaOnline handles those crossover situations.

8. Preparing Yourself for Writing
It can be hard to write if you are surrounded by distractions. Here are suggestions on setting up the perfect writing environments!

9. Amazon Review Basics
A key way to get free publicity for all of your writing efforts - on BellaOnline and elsewhere - is to post Amazon reviews. Here are step by step instructions on how to do this well.

10. Short URLs for Social Networking Sites
When you post on social networking sites you're often limited to a very short character count. Here are short URLs on BellaOnline to help keep you within your character limits!

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