I prepared a script that I still use every time I approach an editor. I wasn’t afraid to contact big publications, and in the last three months, while I’ve failed on a grand scale and received dozens of rejections from a lot of publications, I’ve also landed a couple of clients that have allowed me to share my work with their audience. As a result, I’ve succeeded in putting my content in front of more than 100,000 readers.
… As a wholesaler, anyone, no matter how big or small, who sold what we sold, was a potential client. After a month of making that list for a few hours every day, I ended up with a phonebook filled with thousands of contacts.