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These resources are provided to augment the information in Lucky Pitch: The Publishing Guide for Entrepreneurs Who Want to Grow The Audience (and Their Income!). Here you'll find curated lists of where to pitch your work, additional pitching tips, expert advice, and more!

Check back often, as this list is growing and changing all the time.

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(And if you don't yet have your copy of Lucky Pitch, you can grab it here!)

 

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Tried -and-True Places to Pitch Your Work

GENERAL INTEREST

The Huffington Post: An AOL property, the Huffington Post has 79 million monthly unique visitors worldwide and a robust community publishing arm.

  • Contributor's Guidelines {link}
  • Point of Contact: Madeline Wahl, associate editor, Contributors/Blogs & Community, madeline.wahl@huffingtonpost.com (source
  • Tip: Email Arianna Huffington directly at arianna@huffingtonpost.com (source). Valid as of Jan 2016.

BUSINESS & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

YFS Magazine: YFS Magazine caters to young, affluent, educated small business owners.

  • Contributor's Guidelines {link}
  • Point of Contact: YFS Editorial via Submittable
  • Tip: YFS is not currently accepting submissions (1/19/2017)

Personal Brands & Public Figures

Coming soon

Lifestyle

MindBodyGreen.com: MindBodyGreen.com has 15 million monthly unique visitors and focuses on health, wellness, and general lifestyle topics for the mindful millenial.

  • Contributor's Guidelines {link}
  • Point of Contact: see Editors list
  • Tip: Don't be discouraged if you don't hear from them! They have been known to publish articles without replying to the contributor. (source: self)

$ Verily Magazine: Verily Magazine is a Photoshop-free digital publication that aims "to empower and inspire women to be the best version of themselves."

  • Contributor's Guidelines {link}
  • Point of Contact: departmental editor;
  • Tip: Pitches are discussed monthly at the editorial meeting around the 10th of the month (source: self) and are preferred in a specific format, available here (coming soon)

Legend

$: offers pay

+: syndication available

Places to Pitch From Others

Other writers and entrepreneurs have put together fabulous lists of places to get published—and I personally reference these lists when I need some ideas. Check them out below!


PITCH PERFECT

Expert Advice

Emmy-nominated entrepreneur Natalie MacNeil discusses good pitches vs. bad pitches in this episode of She Takes on the World TV.

Click here to watch on SheTakesontheWorld.com.

Image courtesy of Ramit Sethi/IWillTeachYouToBeRich.com

Image courtesy of Ramit Sethi/IWillTeachYouToBeRich.com

New York Times best-selling author Ramit Sethi shares his eggs-to-apples approach to writing, pitching, and publishing remarkable content in The Ultimate Guide to Remarkable Content.

Click here to read on IWillTeachYouToBeRich.com.

 

Email Formats for Major Publishing Groups

If you're looking for an email address for a major publication, start with these formats! While I made every effort to ensure accuracy, there may be some discrepancies.

 

RODALE

firstname.lastname@rodale.com (e.g. lynn.daue@rodale.com)

TIME, INC.

firstname_lastname@publicationname.com (e.g. lynn_daue@allure.com, lynn_daue@realsimple.com)

Working Mother Network (Bonnier Corporation)

firstname.lastname@workingmother.com (e.g. lynn.daue@workingmother.com)

Bauer Publishing

firstinitiallastname@bauerpublishing.com (e.g. ldaue@bauerpublishing.com)

Condé Nast

firstname_lastname@condenast.com (e.g. lynn_daue@condenast.com)

Hearst

firstinitiallastname@hearst.com (e.g. ldaue@hearst.com)