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Reach new audiences with Microsoft Start

For 25 years, Microsoft has been finding new ways to connect people with the information that matters to them. Today, more than 4,500 news and entertainment brands around the world trust us to help them reach a bigger audience & tell their stories.

Together, we operate the world’s largest cross-platform service covering news, entertainment and lifestyle. Our personalized content feed is used by millions of active users each day through Windows, Bing, Edge, and Microsoft Start. Our audience around the world is growing, and they want to see your stories.

How it works

Simply connect your content to our feed so you benefit from our reach to attract new followers, expand your business, and get paid. Let us do the hard work.



Syndicate your content, be it breaking news or evergreen, and reach new audiences



Deliver your content alongside some of the world’s most recognized and respected brands



Share in ad revenue and choose to benefit from direct support from our readers

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Broaden your horizon

We aim to connect people to their neighborhoods and the world around them by offering high-quality content. You choose to reach readers in their town, region, state and across the country.

We deliver your content through the power of AI curation, user choice and personalization.


Build your brand

Microsoft Start licenses content from publishers for our feed, maintaining high editorial standards, but still ensuring that partners retain 100% ownership of their work.

You control what you share with one of the biggest brands in technology. We feature your content alongside some of the most important brands in news, entertainment & lifestyle.


Benefit from our network

A global network of advertising partners and established payments ecosystem all means Microsoft offers readers more ways to support publishers like you.

Ad Revenue

Earn from high-quality ad placements with your content

Reader support

Receive direct payments via Microsoft Rewards points or cash

Join our global partners today

Please fill out this form to indicate your interest. We review every application to ensure publishers can abide by our community standards.

los angeles times
usa today
car and driver
the wall street journal

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Participation is limited right now while this program is in beta, but provide a little information and we’ll send you an update when we’re ready for you.

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Connect to Microsoft Start Partner Hub

With our tools, you can publish your content to the feed from Microsoft Start.


Build Simply

Everything you need for building and managing websites


Publish directly from WordPress

Automatically syndicate all posts or choose individual ones from your site.

Download the plugin

Set up an RSS feed

As we work on more ways to send us your content, you can send an RSS feed through the Microsoft Start Partner Hub. Your hub is the place to track performance, manage your community, and more.

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Discover more Microsoft solutions for publishing

From free tools training to business solutions, find your path to greater impact.


Protecting Journalism

The Microsoft journalism initiative helps to rebuild capacity in local news ecosystems, restore trust in news, and reduce legal and cyber risks for journalists. Related programs include Democracy Forward, Protecting Journalists Pro Bono Program, and Microsoft AccountGuard for Journalists.

Strengthen journalism

Microsoft 365 for Journalists

​Microsoft 365 has all the apps and tools to address your editorial needs, from research, to reporting and newsroom operations, and even engaging external communities. The Microsoft 365 for Journalists program empowers newsrooms to get the most out of their account with free customized trainings.

Learn new tricks

Establish your brand

Reach the largest professional network to grow your audience, engage directly, build loyal community and drive conversations that extend the reach of your content.

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