Writers' Rough Drafts - Episode #3 With Peter Shankman - Craft Your Content
Peter Shankman

Writers’ Rough Drafts – Episode #3 With Peter Shankman

 

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A best-selling author, speaker, and serial entrepreneur, Peter is best known for founding Help A Reporter Out (HARO), the social media website that redefined how journalism and PR work by connecting millions of sources with hundreds of thousands of journalists around the world each day for free. He also created The Geek Factory, Inc., a boutique Social Media, Marketing, and PR Strategy firm located in New York City, with clients worldwide. His newest pursuit, ShankMinds, is a roaming mastermind specifically for entrepreneurs and big idea thinkers who are looking for feedback and kickstarts to take their businesses to the next level. Peter sits on the advisory board of NASA, is an Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Dell, and is a successful angel investor with multiple start-up companies in his portfolio.

This Week’s Guest: Peter Shankman

What You’ll Learn About Writing This Week:

  • What it was like to “blog” during the early days (1995)
  • The biggest problem Peter sees with writers today
  • Awesome tips on how to become a great writer
  • Why having haters is okay
  • How to get things done

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About the Author Elisa Doucette

Elisa Doucette is a freelance writer and editor who currently travels the world looking for great stories to live, interesting tales to share, and new ways to make words sexy. She has worked for over a decade creating compelling content and writing for various businesses and publications, including her popular column on Forbes called Shattering Glass. She is the Founder and Executive Editor here at Craft Your Content.

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