Pitches

Shark Tank’s Robert Herjavec on Failed Pitches: ‘A Rejection From Us Doesn’t Mean Anything’

After 11 seasons of filming the hit show Shark Tank, celebrity investor Robert Herjavec says within seconds of an entrepreneur approaching him to make a pitch, typically he’s already formed an opinion. Herjavec is that confident in his ability to judge a founder’s character from body language. And yet, he wants all the entrepreneurs out there to remember one …

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SEOs beware: Link builders are back with bogus Domain Authority pitches

Google Doesnt Use Moz’s Domain Authority as a Ranking Factor — Russ Jones (@rjonesx) March 6, 2019 This week, Moz announced it has updated its Domain Authority (DA) score, and as we expected, it caused confusion within some segments of the SEO industry. Some, maybe more novice, SEOs confuse the DA metric with an internal …

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The Day – New London pitches pay-per-bag trash program

New London — The city made its first public pitch on Wednesday for a pay-as-you-throw trash program that officials say will reduce city costs by increasing recycling rates. The general idea is to require residents to pay for official New London trash bags to dispose of garbage, which in turn will provide incentive to reduce trash …

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SearchCap: Taking pitches for SMX West, Amazon ads skyrocketing, Google AMP & more

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4 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Responses to Your Freelance Pitches

ulleo / Pixabay Most people don’t like sending pitches, but it can be exciting to actually receive a response. I know I’m not the only one who lights up when I see a new email response to a pitch I sent. As humans, we’re naturally wired to move toward pleasure and away from anything that’s …

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Why Do Editors Reject Guest-Content Pitches From Brands?

Editors of online publications say the top reasons they reject guest or contributed content from brands are that the pieces are too promotional and the pieces are not a good fit with their readership, according to recent research from Influence & Co. The report was based on data from a survey of 84 editors who …

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