When I started doing outreach, I had no idea tools for finding and contacting influencers even existed. I built my list of over 1,000 bloggers one email at a time. Sometimes, I wonder if my project at Elite Daily would have turned out differently if I had used tools like Ninja Outreach, Pitchbox, GroupHigh, Inkybee … Continue reading Why You Don’t Need Fancy Tools For Email Outreach
The point of outreach isn't to get a "yes" first. That's just one of the several game-changing things I learned about email outreach while working at Elite Daily as the Contributing Writers Recruiter. My job was to basically grow our base of contributors by connecting with other writers that could produce the kind of content … Continue reading I Reached Out To Over 1,000 Bloggers & Influencers, Here’s What I Learned
Business cards? Check. Nice blazer? Check. Memorized elevator pitch? Check. Genuine interest in going to a networking event other than trying to find a job? NOPE. Networking is important. Relationships can and will propel you forward in your career when the time comes. But networking events suck. You dress up and force yourself to “work the … Continue reading Never Drag Yourself To A Networking Event Again: 6 Quick Tips For Casually Creating Real Connections
Being happy at your job should be a priority.
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via Elite Daily Spending your hard-earned money is satisfying. Having a salary means being able to live the life you fantasized about in college. You can spend your free time and money on whatever you want — after rent, bills, and food, of course. The balance between setting aside enough money to survive and having … Continue reading The 6-Step Guide To Making A Budget Without Totally Losing Your Mind
Everyone has their tricks for productivity, but like any new habit you're trying to form, sometimes it just doesn't stick. Creating a reliable productivity system that keeps you motivated is easy, but it gets old. Eventually, you drop it and try yet another system. Some people swear by writing in planners. I've never been a … Continue reading Here’s How To Crush A To-do List