Are you wondering what the top sites like FastCompany, Slate, and Upworthy want from an email pitch? As someone who gets 5-20 pitches per week for Search Engine Journal, I certainly understand the scrutiny top publishers place on email pitches. The below infographic from BuzzStream and Fractl highlights some of the best tips when you are pitching major online publishers, including:
- Most want to see data from your content in the subject line
- More than half say they’ve blacklisted at least one person due to a bad email pitch this month alone
- More than 85% want raw data in a pitch
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