self promotion

Overcome Imposter Syndrome With A ‘Brag File’

Overcome Imposter Syndrome With A ‘Brag File’

Some day I’ll leave my job at Lifehacker (fired for being too good), and as I apply for a new gig, I will need to assemble a portfolio and update my résumé. It won’t take long, because I’ve collected my best work as it came out. And whether or not…

How To Pitch To A Journalist

How To Pitch To A Journalist

Journalists, and bloggers who pose as journalists, get a lot of pitches over email. I get about 20 a day, so I’m pretty heavy on the archive button. But if you’re trying to pitch something you’ve worked on, and you aren’t a professional publicist, you’re actually at an advantage. Last…