BYB 050: Why Nobody Ever Has Anything Bad To Say About Submittable – With CEO Michael Fitzgerald

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Why Nobody Ever Has Anything Bad To Say About Submittable With CEO Michael Fitzgerald - Beyond Your Blog Podcast 50

If you submit your writing to publications, it is likely that you’ve used Submittable at least once to send it in (whether you knew it or not). Join my conversation with Submittable CEO Michael Fitzgerald as he shares the story of how he and 2 other artists started the company that now has over 9,000 customers.  If you accept submissions to your website (large or small), or if you’re a writer interested in submitting something to Submittable’s blog (via Submittable of course!), be sure to check out this podcast.

Why Nobody Ever Has Anything Bad To Say About Submittable With CEO Michael Fitzgerald - Beyond Your Blog Podcast 50

The interview includes

  • An explanation about what Submittable is today and how that differs from what it started out to be
  • Compelling reasons you might want to move to Missoula Montana and apply to work for Submittable
  • Why you shouldn’t panic if your business only makes $491 in its first year
  • The minimum size at which it would make the most sense for an independent publisher or blog to consider Submittable to manage their submissions
  • Why Michael says the editorial skill set is ‘wildly undervalued’
  • Michael’s thoughts on how websites can be competitive in getting submissions with all of the submission opportunities out there
  • The types of submissions Submittable accepts for their own blog
  • New Submittable features and the next generation of Submishmash

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Susan Maccarelli

Susan Maccarelli is the creator of Beyond Your Blog, a site helping bloggers successfully submit their writing for publishing opportunities beyond their personal blogs. She also offers online training and consulting to new bloggers looking for direction on submitting their writing for publication. Susan has interviewed dozens of editors from publications like The New York Times, Huffington Post, Brain, Child, Chicken Soup For The Soul, The Washington Post, and speaks at many respected writing and blogging conferences.

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