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Becoming A Seeking Alpha Contributor: What Steps Do I Need To Take?

Publishing your investment ideas on Seeking Alpha is the single best way for you to:

○ Build your personal brand: Differentiate yourself in a highly competitive marketplace by showcasing your investment skills and building a performance track record.

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➢ What to write, when, and how often is entirely up to you - you can work on an article and submit it whenever you're ready as long as the content remains timely and current for readers.

In order to become a contributor, there are two easy steps you need to follow. Please note that the process of becoming an official club contributor differs a bit from the process of becoming an individual contributor so please use the steps that are associated for the account you are creating.

❖ Becoming A Seeking Alpha Contributor: Individual Edition

1. If you don't already have a user account, register for a free user account on Seeking Alpha.

➢ Use this link here to sign up

➢ Confirm your registration through your e-mail

2. Once you have a user account (either one you just created or one you had previously), register for a free contributor account on Seeking Alpha.

➢ Use this link here to become a contributor

➢ You will go through 3 easy steps to set up your contributor account: entering your personal details, filling in your article profile, and completing your author page.

■ Note: When filling out your article profile (second step), we highly encourage you to use a headshot photo of yourself for your contributor profile picture.

■ Note: When filling out your author page (third step), we highly encourage you to add a brief description of yourself and your investment interests, as it will make your profile more complete and compelling to readers.

● Please see below for some examples of good collegiate contributor bios:

Brandon Dempster

Jung-Yung Jonathan Chang

Bailey Link

❖ Becoming A Seeking Alpha Contributor: Club Edition

1. If your club doesn't already have a user account, register for a free user account on Seeking Alpha.

➢ Use this link here to sign up, using the club's e-mail address to register

➢ Confirm your registration through the club's e-mail

2. Once you have a user account (either the one you just created or the one you had previously), register for a free contributor account on Seeking Alpha.

➢ Use this link here to become a contributor

➢ You will go through 3 easy steps to set up your contributor account: entering your personal details, filling in your article profile, and completing your author page.

■ On the personal details page (first step), please make sure to do two things:

● Check off the following statement at the top of the page: "This application is for a firm."

◆ Optional: You may fill in the list of approved members/authors in the "Firm Analysts" section at the bottom of the page. If you choose to do this, please share this approved author list with Seeking Alpha at contributors@seekingalpha.com. Please note that you can skip this part by hitting the "Next" button; doing this will not affect your members' ability to create their own individual contributor accounts.

● Enter the first and last name of the club advisor or the current president (we recommend entering the club advisor's name if you have one).

■ On the article profile page (second step), we strongly advise you to use a picture of your club's logo as your contributor account picture.

■ On the author page (third step), please add a brief description of your club as it will make your profile more complete and compelling to readers.

● Please see below for some examples of good club contributor bios:

Carnegie Mellon Wall Street Club

Queen's Capital

❖ Once you have completed the two steps above, you can submit an article whenever you are ready. To learn more about how to submit an article, please see this page.

❖ If you have questions about the process and steps of becoming a contributor, please e-mail contributors@seekingalpha.com and akaur@seekingalpha.com and they will assist you.