(Originally published on The Daily Muse)
You’re eager to contribute a guest blog, land an interview with a trade publication, or speak at an upcoming event—so you hit send on a pitch you worked your butt off to put together, and wait, and then wait some more, and then nothing.
You follow up on the pitch and still nada.
Frustrating? Yes. Fixable? Also yes.
I’ve been on both sides of the pitching party, and I can tell you that there are a handful of mistakes I see (and used to make!) over and over again.
Wondering why your pitch got the silent treatment? I share seven of the most common reasons over on The Daily Muse.