Making it on Mashable – Calling Guest Writers with Great Ideas


Interesting post for my fellow freelancers I would imagine.

Originally posted on Beyond PR:

Voted one of the top ten blogs by Businessweek, Mashable has become the media darling – the top source for news and digital media.  According to CEO Pete Cashmore, who was quoted in the New York Times this week, the site had 17 million unique visitors in September.

That’s no surprise to San Francisco Bureau Chief Chris Taylor, who thought they might have been on track to top 20 million when he spoke to an audience just last week.  Taylor was part of a news roundtable hosted by Graffiti PR.  He joined  Aaron Pero, News Director for KRON 4 TV and Theresa Rodriguez, founder of sites and Jetset Extra to offer up thoughts and impressions “behind the news and stories”.

Mashable measures its own content’s success in part through the same channels it covers – social media.  A story has to have at least 1,000 shares on sites like…

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