How To Get Press Passes

Find an event that you want to cover for your site? Why not ask for press passes? Here is a little guide to making a pitch for press passes. Go to the events website and see if there are instructions for media registration or press pass requests. Fill out any form to make the request. […]

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Why You Need A Media Kit

Do you have a media kit? Every blogger needs one, no matter how big or small their following might be, because media kits are a way to pitch your service to brands. Media kits get the conversation started. Whether a brand emailed you, or you are pitching an idea, a media kit is a way […]

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Business Card Basics

As bloggers our brands exist, very publicly, online. We spend hours each week at our keyboards crafting the perfect message and maintaining our sites. But, we are also social butterflies and while people will find your site through SEO, Guest Posts and Social Media, nothing beats handing someone a good-old-fashioned business card. The restaurant manager, […]

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The Power of the Thank You Note

Do you regularly write thank you notes? You should. They not only express appreciation for something, they are the most polite, and classist way to get someone to remember you. Here are some tips for writing and sending thank you notes: My advice is to buy notecards with your blog logo, or your name, on […]

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Thoughts on Blogging For Exposure

  photo via Brands have realized the power of blogging and while this can lead to amazing opportunities, sometimes bloggers are taken advantage of. When is collaborating in exchange for “exposure” beneficial, and when should you run the other way? The bottom line is knowing who will benefit from your work – and how they […]

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