Ep 39. The Secrets to Writing for Entrepreneur.com – Stephen Bronner
Have you ever considered writing for a major publication like Entrepreneur.com? If not, my goal with this episode is to change the answer to that.
This was one of my top goals for 2015, and now that I have achieved it and seen how it can help me share my message with a large audience, I wanted to share the secrets with you.
Benefits to Writing for Entrepreneur.com
Ability to share your message with thousands of people
Promote your business in an ethical way to a large audience
Access to editors to help refine your content
Promotion of your content
What They Look For in a Writer
Unique experiences and expertise
That you have achieved some level of success and have authority on what you write about
That you are a good writer
Ability to communicate your message in a concise article
How You Can Become a Writer
Identify the customers you want to serve and the publication they read
Do your homework on the publication. What are the common themes of their top articles? How are headlines written? How long are posts? You will want to mirror these.
Tell everyone you talk to you that you want to become a contributing writer and are looking to connect with other writers for that publication
Seek advice from those already doing what you want to be doing
Ask to be connected to the editor
Have 2-3 unique pitches ready to go!
My Articles on Entrepreneur
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