Freelance bloggers are constantly looking for ways to spread their talent to outlets all over the internet. Let’s be honest, having your own blog is nice — but, when you get published on a website with hundreds of thousands of unique visitors a month, it feels great! Getting content published to big name websites isn’t easy, but it IS worth it. The satisfaction of getting your creativity out to scores of people while making money is perhaps one of the most rewarding feelings on planet Earth. The biggest hurdle that you’ll have to champion when sending out a guest post pitch involves getting past the editor of the website. Editors, in particular head editors, act as gatekeepers for the publication. Their primary responsibility is making sure that high quality, amazing content gets published to the site that they operate. If you can get the editor’s attention in a POSITIVE way you stand a good chance at getting published. We are going to dissect the steps involved in getting the pitching editor to take a look at your pitch — and respond favorably! The editor’s code is complex, there is no doubt about it. But if you have the proper resources and know-how, you too can get a piece published just about anywhere. Ready, Set, Research This first tip might come off as shocking, but it NEEDS mentioning. When you plan on pitching to a website please, please, (did I mention please?) research the website in question before you even think about writing your first email to them. It’s unbelievable how many people pitch to websites without knowing what the heck they do or discuss. Sadly, this is a trend that is never going to end. There will forever be those people who think that their idea is so good, so breathtaking, that it doesn’t matter that their pitch has NOTHING to do with niche of the aforementioned website. Imagine this; you own a website that specializes in nothing but care for farm animals and crop tips. You wake up, grab some coffee, and hop online. The first email in your…
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Guest Post by: Erica Martin I’ve written for several websites since I started working as a freelance writer over five years ago. I write for Wordgigs and Textbroker, and some of you know I used to be a contributing writer on Work at Home Adventures. I mostly wrote SEO-optimized blog posts for these websites. I’ve […] The post Work From Home as a Writer For Get a Copywriter appeared first on Real Ways to Earn.
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