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Casey Newton
I just got a REALLY good pitch, and at the risk of encouraging more pitches, I want to share it with y’all who care about these things.
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Casey Newton Mar 16
This pitch is: funny, personal, related to something I’ve written about before, & of huge likely interest to readers.
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Arik Hesseldahl Mar 16
Zero attention so far? Why spoil a good thing?
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Mike Murphy Mar 16
i wish every pitch i got were this honest
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Casey Newton Mar 16
Every week PR people ask me to coffee to find out what I want from them. This is all I have ever, and will ever, want.
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Casey Newton Mar 16
BONUS: This email was written by the founder himself, saving him more than $20,000 in PR expenses.
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Dana Hull Mar 16
+1 for honesty
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Casey Newton Mar 16
We’re having coffee next week. His app is here: Bye!
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Jordan Guthmann Mar 16
"Hi Casey! Wanted to let you know about my new app and also that my personal life is in shambles, really struggling."
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jason Mar 16
Thanks for posting about this. Out of curiosity, what was the subject line? Or do you tend to read every pitch you get?
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Sar Haribhakti Mar 16
I am going to download and use this app just bcs of how honest that email is. Kudos to that team.
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Leah Reich Mar 16
all I need to see is "after sunrise" to download this
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Мікё Mar 16
Are you buying too?
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Arik Hesseldahl Mar 16
Oh you weren't being ironic. Okay then.
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Casey Newton Mar 16
right?!
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Ted Han Mar 16
I'd be interested in a link to the app plz. :)
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Leah Reich Mar 16
let's make this app successful on that line alone
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Casey Newton Mar 16
yes!
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Kevin Raposo Mar 16
you’re such a nice guy, Casey.
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Casey Newton Mar 16
down a bit further in the thread, but:
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