If you’re looking for sources for writing pitches for magazines, or websites, the Internet can seem vast and intimidating.
* Investigating news — what’s the latest in a topic? Sign up for Google Alerts for keywords;
* Contacting companies directly. All large companies have marketing/ PR people who can help you with info, sources, etc;
* Finding sources with fresh angles at HARO; it’s great for this, millions of potential sources:
* Using forums to see what concerns people: most forums have a PM (personal messaging) service, so you can speak to people privately;
* Signing up for news releases to be delivered to you in your areas of interest at prweb.com;
* Finding contacts via Twitter;
* Contacting authors who’ve recently had a book published on your topic (check Amazon.com). They’re looking for publicity, so they’ll be happy to help you out.
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If you’re looking for writing gigs, you’ll have seen that many businesses advertise for bloggers. Unfortunately, the businesses which advertise are all doing so because they’re looking for cheap content.
You can do much better.
You can find clients who don’t advertise, but who pay well for blogging. Did you know that experienced professional bloggers charge their clients a minimum of $1000 per month, per blog? Consider that if a blogger’s working for 20 clients, that’s $20,000 a month.
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