11 Mistakes You Are Making When Pitching a Story

The only reason your content isn’t out there is: You.

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Photo by Patrick Fore

1. You are not pitching

“Most people never pick up the phone and call, most people never ask and that’s what separates sometimes the people that do things from the people that just dream about them”

2. Not following the guidelines

3. Copy is not clean enough

4. The story has been covered

5. Not knowing their audience

6. Too lengthy

7. Sending the ‘entire’ thing

8. Writing the same message

9. You are committing spam

10. You are boring them

11. You forgot to follow up

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Don’t lose faith and keep submitting. Good Luck!
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