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Tell your stories with Microsoft Start

You have something important to say and Microsoft has an audience of engaged readers looking for unique and interesting content just like yours.

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

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



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


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 youu.

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.


Publish directly from WordPress

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

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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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