Pitch: Write About Our Launch And You Could Win $3,000

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The lengths people are going to in order to secure media coverage of their announcements seems to be hitting new lows. Case in point is a pitch sent this week to mediabistro.com with the headline: “ArticleMe.com – Best Cover Story Wins $3,000.”

Here is a line from the pitch that caught our eye:

The blogger who writes the best cover story about the site’s opening will be announced toward the end of the year will be awarded $3,000 and will be featured on the front page of the site.

We’ve posted the full pitch after the jump.


Plagiarism. As a writer, plagiarism always lurks in the back of our minds.

ArticleMe.com is a brand new marketplace for writers to show their work and not worry about plagiarism. On March 15, 2010, the ArticleMe.com website opened, and yes, this website is a site where both the writers and the buyers are protected. This is a win/win opportunity.

In addition, this is a free site for writers to display their work. While on ArticleMe.com as a writer, there is enough security that your work will not be compromised and for the buyers, you have the opportunity to preview the writer’s work.

If that is not enough, for a short time only, just by doing what you do already, you will have a chance to win $3,000.

Who can participate? If you own or publish to a blog, go to http://www.articleme.com/promo/CoverStory and participate in the launch of the ArticleMe.com. The blogger who writes the best cover story about the site’s opening will be announced toward the end of the year will be awarded $3,000 and will be featured on the front page of the site.

As a fellow blog owner and writer, I thought you might be interested in ArticleMe on perhaps a professional and personal level. It is relevant to not only yourself, but your readers as well. I’m sure you would agree that a post and passing on this information could be beneficial to every writer you know. As a thank you for your post, if you send me the link to it, I would be more than happy to post it to all the major social bookmarking sites.

Please take a moment and look over the website. I am attaching the recent press release for your information. Feel free to contact me with anything questions.

Best Regards,