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Hello, hello hello my good friendZ! It’s a great week here at Zlata Thoughts. I’m cooking up content, slaying affiliate goals, and crossing shit off my list. Hope you are too! We’ve got JobZ, NewZ, StorieZ, PitcheZ and FunnieZ all lined up. As James Corden’s publicist said this morning: Oh shite, here we go.
Here are some of my latest published storieZ. Thanks to EVERYONE who pitched me!
CafeMom: Versatile Fall Dresses
Little Things: Stylish Desk Organizers for Any Budget
Little Things: Must-Have Tablescape Elements for Fall
Call for PitcheZ
Here’s what I’m writing about over the next few weeks. Pitch me anything! To make things easier, I’ve added a landing page of all my pitching opps here. Bookmark it, baby!
Clean Plates: Energy-Boosting Foods That Don’t Have Caffeine
Charcuterie Boards for every occasion (just around $50)
Kitchen tools that will save you (a lot of!) time (just around $50)
Booster seats that won't break the bank
Best Holiday PJs (matching) for families
Most versatile jeans to keep you comfy all day
Cozy sweaters to hang in your closet this winter (under $50)
How to pitch:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the related subject line
Include product name, a description, link(s) where it can be purchased
Please create a new email for each pitch so that I can stay organized
Product should be a part of an affiliate network and/or available at a major retailer. If you’re not sure about your brand, feel free to ask me.
Zaina M: I'll be launching a Branding, Marketing, and PR Agency focusing on strategy and design to serve a premium clientele. I am looking for freelancers who would like to work with us on a project basis (paid). We will be open to discussing a full-time position after a 6 month probation period. If you are interested, please shoot me an email at email@example.com. Here are the roles we are looking for:
- Graphic Designer (Illustrator, Photoshop)
- Paid Marketing Specialist
- PR Specialist
- Social Media Manager
- Brand Specialist
Allyson Conklin PR: We're hiring for two remote Junior Publicists! If you have 2-3 years of media relations experience in the beauty, home, or lifestyle spaces, we want to talk to you! Please send your resume, a sampling of recent press placements, and writing samples to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Want more? Join this Jobs + Opps for PR/Marketing group. Make sure to answer the questions because we’re at 3,000+ members, and I’ve screened each one!
Speaking of groups, anything you want to ask about affiliate marketing and PR is happening in this Affiliate Marketing from A to Z group. Join us!
Because we simply CANNOT live in the moment and we MUST ruin the now for the later, Target just released a handful of Black Friday deals. Before Halloween.
Netflix announced its new subscription, Basic with Ads. It launches November 3 and costs $6.99/month. The Pick Me Girl finally shows her true colors, and it turns out she’s just like the rest of them.
Funny man James Corden has “profusely apologized” after an NYC restaurant 86d him for allegedly “abusive” behavior toward staff. Maybe stick to Carpool Karaoke, mate.
Food Network has the holidays covered! Starting in November, holiday faves return to the air, including Christmas Cookie Challenge, Holiday Baking Championship, Holiday Baking Championship: Gingerbread Showdown, Beat Bobby Flay: Holiday Throwdown, and don’t forget Kids Baking Championship: Gobble Goodies. Get your diabetes before the New Year!
In highly anticipated news, we can all breathe a sigh of relief: Bravo is renewing all the drama! Below Deck: Mediterranean is back for an 8th season, while RHONYC is ringing in the tension for season 14—with a whole new cast to boot! Not quite sure how I feel about that, but Andy Cohen and the Bravo team are basically just calling for a do-over. Bethenny Frankel or BUST, man. #nonewfriends
Since husbands don’t have anything to do on Christmas anyway, ESPN has announced that all five NBA Christmas Games will air on both ABC and ESPN this year.
TikTok is reportedly expanding its new music-streaming service to be competitive with Spotify. Meanwhile, I’m trying to figure out if iTunes is still a thing.
Because Amazon shouldn’t be the only spy in our house, Roku is expanding its product lineup to include smart-home products like video doorbells, security cameras, smart plugs, and more.
Snapchat’s new Halloween feature lets users try on costumes using AR, then purchase them directly from the app. As long as we leave the flower crowns in 2012, I’m okay with this.
Unsolved Mysteries is dropping more seasons on Netflix. So we can haunt our adult dreams with that G-d forsaken theme song just like when we were kids.
Rapper Kanye West has agreed to buy “free speech” platform Parler. “In a world where conservative opinions are considered to be controversial we have to make sure we have the right to freely express ourselves,” said West (now known as Ye), who is best known for freely expressing himself in music, on the news, on social media, through fashion, and at award shows.
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