Once writers send in their pitches, you can easily manage them by navigating to the Pitch Request page.
- From the left navigation, click on “Manage”, then click on “Pitches”.
- On this page you can toggle between (a) “Requests” - the pitch requests that you have sent out and (b) “Pitches” - content ideas from writers.
Note: As the end date of the Pitch Requests gets closer, the writers will be notified, letting them to submit a pitch ASAP!
For this exercise you will want to choose “Pitches”
Reviewing your Pitches
“Select a pitch” Within the Pitches tab, you can click on a specific pitch from a writer and view their “Pitch Details” on the left and your original “Pitch Request Details” on the right.
“View Profile” link under the name of the writer to see their past work.
“Message” will allow you to chat with the writer directly.
Approve or Decline the Pitch
“Decline” will let the writer know that you will not be moving forward with their pitch. At this point, you will have the opportunity to let the writer know why their pitch was not accepted.
Note: You will lose access to this pitch once you decline it. Don’t forget, you can always message the writer to ask them to modify their pitch.
“Accept” will turn the pitch request into a draft assignment, letting the writer know that you have decided to move forward with this pitch.
Accepting your Pitch
- Once you have accepted the pitch, you can navigate to the assignment by clicking “View Assignment”.
- After clicking “View Assignment”, You can give additional details and officially send the assignment to the writer by clicking “Send” at the bottom of the page.
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