Cold pitching can be a very daunting task for a beginner freelance writer. All the established publications seem to love writers with some social proof
…and you don’t have any.
You have no other option but to contact the editors directly if you must get your name out there.
Following this, you must find a language that will resonate with the tone of the publication you are targeting.
Once you have done your research and identified the right person to pitch your idea to, you must sit down and pitch your idea.
Before you go ballistic, consider these important factors to succeed with your cold pitching campaigns.
In this illustrative info-graphic, I reveal to you the strategies I have used to get responses from several publications.
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Here are the links to the data about the amount of emails that an average editor receives per month.
And here is the list of comprehensive tips you can use to improve your headlines to make them more effective.
The next material is an email template that I sent out and gave me an opportunity to write a guest post.
You can copy it and modify it to suit your unique idea. The format is more or less likely the same.
If you still have a question about how you can write a winning cold pitch, feel free to contact me.
I will help you craft a pitch that will help you get accepted by any publication/blog you have always wanted to write for.
I will even help you find the email address of the right person to send your pitches to.
You should have known by now that using the generic contact form to submit your idea to a big publication is a recipe for failure.
Get your hand on that email and send your idea to a responsible person, not a department.
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