Pitching

  • #169: How to Pitch Yourself to Land Bigger Opportunities Online

    … Isn’t running a business like giving one pitch after another? Think about it. You’re an entrepreneur. That means you’re constantly pitching potential and existing customers, students and fans. So as intimidating as pitching an editor at Forbes or the Huffington Post may sound, you’re already doing it to some extent in other parts of your…

    Amy Porterfieldin Social Content Facebook- 14 readers -
  • Why Pitches Are the Key to Great Content Marketing

    … Go find a six-year-old—preferably a nephew or niece, not some random kid at Whole Foods—and ask them to make up a story. Watch as their eyes light up, how their words jumble together with excitement and wonder. Observe how their arms wave and their fingers spread, as if they’re conjuring a tornado of imagination. Listen as they come up…

    Joe Lazauskas/ The Content Strategistin Content- 33 readers -
  • Want to be an awesome SEO? Back your fixes up with real numbers

    … and trust flow that simply do not reflect metrics used in the business world. For SEO to be taken seriously we need to get out of reporting in our own metrics and convert it to real world figures. Takeaways This article has been about one particular example that happened to me in my early years in digital marketing. I am aware that there are at least…

    State of Digitalin SEO- 12 readers -
  • Brand Newsroom 87: Simon Holt on How to Pitch to Journalists

    … opportunity for the PR industry to capitalise on what’s happening. — Simon Holt Journalists are not experts in everything and they’re open to actual experts contacting them to share their knowledge because it helps the debate. You don’t need to be controversial to get coverage, you just need to be different. Make it easy for the journalist…

    Lush Digital- 10 readers -
  • Do’s & Don’ts When Pitching Your Digital Services

    … Do’s & Don’ts When Pitching Your Digital Services Estimated reading time: 9 minutes, 58 seconds I started my career in digital marketing working agency side, and like many other digital marketers, I was often involved in proposals and sales pitches to try and win clients. The particular agencies I started with were extremely lean…

    State of Digitalin SEO- 12 readers -
  • How to Stand Out in a Publisher’s Inbox

    … Content Marketing, Earned Media, Media Relations, Owned Media, Relationship Building Getting the attention of bloggers, editors, and journalists is a constant challenge for content marketers and PR professionals. BuzzStream & Frac.tl recently partnered to survey them about what works. The publisher feedback was loud and clear: keep your…

    Relevancein Content How To's- 17 readers -
  • 9 Tips for Pitching Bloggers…Without Alienating Them!

    … to accomplish and how the blogger you are pitching might help you accomplish that. Then, look at your pitch from the blogger’s perspective and ask yourself, what’s in it for him? 2. Read the Blog First My friend, Mack Collier, founder of the popular Twitter #blogchat and author of Think Like A Rockstar, provides critical steps for a successful blogger…

    Allen Mireles/ Vocus Blog- 25 readers -
  • Turn Pitches Into Publicity With 4 Journalists’ Tips

    … demonstrates their expertise/knowledge and they include enough detail that, should I choose to, I could pull comments from the email itself – which happens fairly often; after all, journalists are very busy people and the easier you can make it for them the better!” Want more great advice for pitching journalists? Get your free “Pitch Perfect” guide…

    Susan Payton/ Vocus Blog- 17 readers -
  • Want to Win Publicity? Download Our Free Guide!

    … Newspapers, magazines, websites and blogs are under constant pressure to keep up with the 24/7 news cycle. To meet this demand for content, media outlets need help coming up with exciting new ideas and finding more sources for stories. Although there’s huge demand for content, professional communicators face stiff competition as other brands…

    Adrienne Sheares/ Vocus Blog- 13 readers -
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