December 2, 2014.Reading time 3 minutes.
No one likes talking about money, which can make it hard for bloggers to know what their rate should be. What is too high, and what is too low? Here are some best practices that can help you set your standard rate. Bloggers generally aren’t paid based on the number of words in their post. […]
November 24, 2014.Reading time 1 minute.
I know that bloggers get a serious amount of emails. It can be tempting to ignore some – especially the emails without a clear call to action. Instead of clicking delete, have you tried pitching yourself back to the brand? Here is why you should try this. When brands reach out to you, it is […]
October 13, 2014.Reading time 5 minutes.
Bloggers get lots of pitches from brands and PR companies looking to work with them. The best pitches show that they have researched you and your blog in order to pair you with a relevant opportunity. The worst pitches have spelling errors, aren’t clear, and are bossy. Here is some advice on how to pitch […]
October 6, 2014.Reading time 3 minutes.
How do you turn one opportunity into more? Convince the company that they want to work with you again. Here are some things that companies are looking for: Be responsive. Don’t let emails sit. Even if you are having a really busy day, respond. It is ok if the response just says: “Hi, I quickly […]
June 30, 2014.Reading time 2 minutes.
Many bloggers struggle with finding a way to directly let brands know that they require compensation for their work. How can you bring up the topic right away without seeming rude? I think that the best advice is to be polite, but direct, from the very beginning. Clearly ask what the brand is looking for, […]
June 23, 2014.Reading time 1 minute.
Every blogger needs a media kit. It is the best way to introduce yourself to a brand and having one on hand is a huge timesaver. Here are the essential things that need to be part of every media kit: Your name, email address, and phone number Your Google Analytic Statistics Your number of subscribers […]