The rise of blogs that accept freelance posts has led to the creation of a particular type of creature: the blog editor.
Much like a magazine or newspaper editor, a blog editor is responsible for choosing the content of the publication she manages, maintaining a style and generally ensuring that what gets published is worth reading. Blog editors are the gatekeepers you need to work with to get your posts published.
Blog editors are the people we freelance bloggers have to impress and win over. They’re the ones who decide what posts should be published and which bloggers get staff positions. That means you need to know what blog editors are looking for in each pitch they open, as well as how to impress them. [Read more…]