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How To Pitch Your Content Writing To An Editor

Pitching your content writing to an editor can be a daunting task, but it is a crucial step in getting your work published. Whether you are a seasoned writer or just starting out, crafting a pitch that grabs an editor’s attention can make all the difference. In this article, we will provide tips on how to pitch your content writing to an editor successfully.

  1. Research the publication

Before you pitch your content, it’s essential to research the publication you’re targeting. Look at their website, read their articles, and get a sense of their style, tone, and audience. Understanding the publication’s voice will help you tailor your pitch to fit their needs.

  1. Craft a compelling subject line

The subject line of your pitch email should be attention-grabbing and concise. Make sure to include the title of your article and what it’s about in a way that entices the editor to read more. A good subject line can increase the chances of your pitch being opened and read.

  1. Keep your pitch brief and to the point

Editors are busy people, so keep your pitch brief and to the point. Your pitch should include a hook that captures the editor’s attention, a brief summary of your article, and why it would be a good fit for their publication. Make sure to highlight the unique angle or perspective you bring to the topic.

  1. Provide relevant writing samples

Including relevant writing, samples can showcase your writing style and help the editor get a sense of your voice. Choose writing samples that are similar in tone and subject matter to the article you’re pitching. What I do is have a collection of backlinks to a page on my site so I can keep track and see at a glance the history of content I have written, so instead of sending multiple links I just send one link from my site and the same time I also spreading awareness to my personal brand. Zena’s Writing – Zena’s Journal (

  1. Follow up but don’t be pushy

If you haven’t heard back from the editor within a week, it’s okay to follow up with a polite email. However, don’t be pushy or demanding. Editors receive many pitches, and it’s not always possible to respond to all of them.

  1. Be open to feedback

If the editor is interested in your pitch but suggests changes or revisions, be open to feedback. Editors have a good sense of what works for their publication, and their feedback can help you improve your writing.


Pitching your content writing to an editor can be a challenge, but following these tips can increase your chances of success. Remember to research the publication, craft a compelling subject line, keep your pitch brief, provide relevant writing samples, follow up politely, and be open to feedback. With a little bit of persistence and creativity, you can get your work published and reach a broader audience.

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Zena is currently studying BA Hons Marketing Management at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

In the past, Zena has gained experience with marketing, team working skills, communication skills, listening skills, working under pressure, and the ability to maintaining speed, accuracy, and efficiency in a fast-paced environment.

Zena has joined the Cymru Marketing Journal Team as a Sub-editor

Being a perfectionist with an eagle eye for errors and attention to detail Zena's role as a sub-editor hones the raw copy submitted by journalists and content writers and prepares it for publication. Zena's creativity and humourous expertise are valuable assets for witty headlines and making articles stand out. Typical tasks include: correcting spelling or grammar errors, querying factual inaccuracies, spotting potential legal problems, writing headlines, abstracts, and captions.

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