I'm interested in hearing people's experiences in approaching advertisiers to run ads on their blogs. Specifically, how do you choose who to approach, what is the pitch like, and has the experience been positive overall?
I usually pitch back to the companies and PR people who pitch me and ask them to run ads on my blogs. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn't. I've also had people approach me directly. But mostly I run ad network ads though the pay isn't as good as the direct advertisers.
Luckily all of my advertisers have come to me so far. I just had a space open up and I thought about soliciting folks. I am thinking I will contact stores that I see advertising 125s on other blogs. I haven't thought through what I will say yet. I will probably just try to sell my site and ask if they are interested, then I will email them my (yet to be created) media kit.
I would love to know other folks have encountered.
Mom Bloggers for Social Good is a global coalition of 2000+ mom bloggers who currently span over twenty countries and who care about spreading the good news about the amazing work non-profit organizations and NGOs are doing around the world. Want to make a difference?Please join us!
Monday Facebook Blog Hop
GROW YOUR NETWORK - Add your Fan Page Like the Post, Like the Page
Toxic Free Blog - by Brittany Glynn
Brittany is a director of the Toxic Free Foundation and created the first ever Toxic Free Certification Program. Weekly, Brittany publishes the Toxic Free Blog and provides coaching to over 10,000 families in the United States alone. She is the author of a Toxic Free educational series and co-author of several Toxic Free learning programs. Brittany is also an award winning author.