Like so many modern celebrations, Baby Showers have arrived in the UK from North America. It’s a real tradition over there and, like High School Proms, Halloween and Black Friday, one of those exciting social events that is catching on big time over here.
The idea is simple but universally appealing. Throw a party for the pregnant mother and her…
As a new generation of influencers crop up on the net and veteran bloggers continue to idealize the way for interacting with brands and getting paid, companies the world over are vying for the attention of both. Some are wooing bloggers with the prospect of lucrative affiliate deals while others pile influencers with products for reviews, added with a monetary benefit. Some companies are flying…
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.