Author Archives: Amy Hairston
Pitch Tip: Editors on the Move
We’re always talking about the importance of knowing the publications your pitching. Consider that the current issue of your favorite magazine was written and produced six months ago. Many editors, who generally advance up the masthead every few years, are likely to have moved on since. This Instagram post is a great example of how …Continue Reading
ASK AMY: I have a new product. Should I send a press release?
Q: I have a new product. Should I send a press release? Amy: In most cases, no. You chances of getting an editors attention are higher if you email a short, personalized pitch (with the picture of the product embedded in the email) to one editor at a time, connecting the idea with a …Continue Reading
PITCH TIP: FIVE STEPS TO PITCH PERFECT
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HIGH FIVE: Windy Spell O’Connor
Congrats to Recipe for Press grad, Windy Spell O’Conner. Her home and art are featured in Scoop Charlotte. You can see more of her beautiful artwork on her website.
CHECK IT OUT: DEZEEN
Who They Are: Dezeen Magazine features the best collection of architecture and design from around the world. Dezeen is home to numerous carefully selected brilliant building design and interior inspiration. Dezeen added Dezeen Jobs, which is considered to be “the internet’s most vibrant architecture and design jobs board.” Dezeen and Dezeen jobs attract millions of visitors …Continue Reading