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Carla Schmeing Bruns
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  • Union, MO
  • United States
  • Grandma's Guide to Life
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Question for Review Bloggers Regarding Giveaway Products & Compensation

Started this discussion. Last reply by Carla Schmeing Bruns Sep 5, 2011. 4 Replies

I spend a lot of time promoting and advertising giveaways so I feel like since I don't ask for monetary compensation I should be compensated somehow for my time...as in the product itself. So I've…Continue

Tags: products, product, giveaway, reviewers, review

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Enter to win a BabyBond Nursing Cover at Grandma’s Guide to Life.BabyBond™ nursing…Continue

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Carla Schmeing Bruns is now friends with Jacqueline Mohair and Lisa Johnson
Jan 10, 2012
Carla Schmeing Bruns replied to Carla Schmeing Bruns's discussion 'Question for Review Bloggers Regarding Giveaway Products & Compensation'
"Thanks Rachel. Given the two responses I think I'm going to move forward with some of the products that I'm not that crazy about. I'll try to do it in a way that is not too hurtful. For example right now I have a $30 rug that…"
Sep 5, 2011
Rachel replied to Carla Schmeing Bruns's discussion 'Question for Review Bloggers Regarding Giveaway Products & Compensation'
"I make it clear up front that I should receive a full size product, same as giveaway prize, in order to write an accurate and detailed review.  If you're only getting a sample, then you are getting ripped off.  It takes me about an…"
Sep 5, 2011
Carla Schmeing Bruns replied to Carla Schmeing Bruns's discussion 'Question for Review Bloggers Regarding Giveaway Products & Compensation'
"I think I need to be clearer about what I will accept to review. The reason why I don't review items I don't like is because most of the time it has to do with taste as opposed to quality of the product. Although right now I have a rug…"
Sep 3, 2011
TGFTG replied to Carla Schmeing Bruns's discussion 'Question for Review Bloggers Regarding Giveaway Products & Compensation'
"I'm sorry to hear you've received some samples to review, rather than actual items.   I personally don't charge to host giveaways, but when I pitch a company, or agree to accept a product to review, I make sure I receive the…"
Sep 3, 2011
Carla Schmeing Bruns posted a discussion

Question for Review Bloggers Regarding Giveaway Products

I spend a lot of time promoting and advertising giveaways so I feel like since I don't ask for monetary compensation I should be compensated somehow for my time...as in the product itself. So I've had several sponsors send me sample size itty bitty stuff (although they will give full size to the giveaway winner) or give me a much smaller or lesser quality size/style, etc. I find this totally irritating and quite frankly rude. So my question is...how do you handle giveaways? Do you charge? Just…See More
Sep 2, 2011
Carla Schmeing Bruns added a discussion to the group Submit Your Giveaway!
Aug 14, 2011
Carla Schmeing Bruns joined Pualani's group
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Aug 14, 2011
Carla Schmeing Bruns replied to Mom Bloggers Club's discussion 'If I could start my blog all over again I would....'
"I would have done reviews/giveaways sooner. Doing the couponing and discount thing is way too time consuming. Not that reviews and giveaways aren't but nothing like the couponing thing!"
Jul 4, 2011
Carla Schmeing Bruns updated their profile photo
Jun 24, 2011
Carla Schmeing Bruns and Dina Demarest are now friends
Jun 24, 2011
Carla Schmeing Bruns and Jeannette Fender are now friends
Jun 9, 2011
Amber Brault left a comment for Carla Schmeing Bruns
"Hello,  I hope you had a great weekend!   I wanted to let you know that I have a 12 codes for a FREE night rental to any Blockbuster Kiosk on my site Dazzling Daily Deals with most good through the end of June. If…"
Jun 6, 2011
Gill Humphrey and Carla Schmeing Bruns are now friends
May 27, 2011
Jeannette Fender left a comment for Carla Schmeing Bruns
"Welcome to the Mom Bloggers Club!  I hope you enjoy your time here!  I write a blog called The Adventures of J-Man and MillerBug.  I wanted to let you know about a few special events that are going on there that I would love for…"
May 27, 2011
Carla Schmeing Bruns replied to May May's discussion 'LIST YOUR BLOGS HERE.'
"Hi, Latisha! I'm following you at Tish says but your blog wouldn't let me leave a comment. http://www.grandmasguidetolife.blogspot.com Carli "
May 24, 2011

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What is your blog name?
Grandma's Guide to Life
What is your blog URL?
http://www.grandmasguidetolife.blogspot.com
Twitter URL
http://twitter.com/#!/CarliAlice
Share a little something about yourself with other moms.
PR friendly blogger who focuses on cooking, fitness, health & beauty, and shopping. Yeah, it's "all me" and I share it with all of you!
What is your blogging philosophy?
I just write about, review, and giveaway stuff I like. If I don't like it...it gets skipped.
I have been blogging since...
November 2011

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At 6:32am on June 20, 2013, Lea said…

Work At Home Mom, WAHM, Mom Blogger

I am stopping by to say "hello" :)
I haven't been here in a while.
I welcome your friendship :)


Lea @ Mother Baby Child & Weight Loss Help


At 7:57pm on July 20, 2011, missy Varner said…

Hello,


 


My name is Missy and I am also a member of the Mom Bloggers Club.  I have a blog,www.luxurybeautyproducts.blogspot.com  and I also run the blog hop network.

I wanted to let you know that I am following you,  and hoping when you get a chance you can follow me back.  I also want to invite you to join my groups, The Blog Hop Network, Beauty Bloggers, and Children's businesses.  Also, I would love to place a link to your site on my blog if you want to do the same with my blog on yours. Please let me know by sending me an email regarding this and it has been nice meeting you via the web.


 


MIssy

At 8:27pm on June 6, 2011, Amber Brault said…

Hello,

 I hope you had a great weekend!

 

I wanted to let you know that I have a 12 codes for a FREE night rental to any Blockbuster Kiosk on my site Dazzling Daily Deals with most good through the end of June. If you would like to share this on your blog, Im sure everyone would be thrilled (please give a credit link back to my site). If you havn't so already make sure you "LIKE" me on facebook and get real time info on the latest hot deals and freebies.

 

-Amber

At 7:14pm on May 28, 2011, Julie Hewett said…

Welcome!! 

I'm doing my part to help raise awareness regarding the issues surrounding cervical cancer and HPV; empowering women to take control of their health.  Please feel free to pass it long!

Blog:  http://julnet.typepad.com/ibelieveintomorrows/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BelieveinTomorrows
Twitter:  http://www.twitter.com/BelievnTomorrow

Love and Hugs!

 

Julie

At 12:36pm on May 27, 2011, Jeannette Fender said…

Welcome to the Mom Bloggers Club!  I hope you enjoy your time here!  I write a blog called The Adventures of J-Man and MillerBug.  I wanted to let you know about a few special events that are going on there that I would love for you to particiate in!  First, come join up for our weekend blog hop!  It's a great way to find new followers and meet some new friends.  You can find more information on that HERE

 

Also, I am having a fantastic celebration since I reached 1,000 followers with a grand prize worth more than $550!  I would love for you to join in!  You can enter to win by clicking HERE.  Below is a little sneak peak of all the goodies you could be winning!

While you are there, be sure to check out my other giveaways!  I have some fabulous baby items up for grabs right now!  They are a don't miss!

 

I hope to see you at my blog!  And be sure when you visit to leave a comment with your blog URL so that I can be sure to follow you back!

 

Jeannette

At 7:24pm on May 21, 2011, Stacey Sprague said…

Welcome!

Just wanted to share my blog with you :)

Little Boys are Made of Frogs and Snails and Puppy Dog Tails

 

I’m also a Scentsy consultant and looking for other moms to join my team: Kick the Wick

If you've never heard of Scentsy, you should definitely check it out! It has changed my life!  Wickless candles are safe for people with kids & pets!

It’s a great company to be a part of and I will mentor you to help grow your business!

 

I host a blog hop for moms every Tuesday! Come link up with us...it's a great way to get new followers!

 

You can also find me on Facebook and Twitter

 

I’m looking forward to reading your blog!

At 9:51am on May 21, 2011, Cinderella Of Boston said…
Welcome and hi there!  Time is precious & I know this may seem so overwhelming with every one vying for your attention.  Hope your stay here is awesome and if you're a petite woman 5'4" and under & would love to read some fun articles geared towards you and everything petite, come on over for a visit & stay a spell ... we'd love to have you and also show you our beautiful selection of stylish shoes sizes 2 - 5 1/2. http://cinderellaofboston.blogspot.com
At 9:17am on May 21, 2011, Cynthia ~ The Girlz Korner said…

Hi there and welcome from The Girlz Korner in upstate New York where you'll find light, witty and rather entertaining articles on every topic imaginable from The Little Black Dress to Making Whoopie.  We'd like to invite you to come over and showcase your products, services and blog for free to our thousands of visitors. So if you get a chance to kick back and exhale, if only for a brief moment, we'd love to have you.  Don't be too overwhelmed by MBC. The ladies are awesome here and sooo embracing. Hope you enjoy your stay :)

http://www.thegirlzkorner.com
At 9:07am on May 21, 2011, Dellice Clancy said…

 

Hi Carla, 

 

Hope your liking Mom blogger’s club, I find it to be great at the moment.

I hope that you take a look at my blog, Im new however I please follow with Google Friend Connect (I will follow back! Just leave me a comment with your link!) I cant wait to see your page..

 

A fun blog which I hope will inspire your creative and whimsical side. . 

I cant wait to get connected and support each others ambitions..

 

Please visit www.delliceetc.blogspot.com

 

& have a chance to Win a limitless Beauty Kit Valued at $115.00,

Simply visit my blog to find out how..

 

It is greatly appreciated and I will return the favour  

 


At 9:57pm on May 20, 2011, DP Nguyen said…
Hi! Welcome to Mom Bloggers Club. Wishing you the best of luck. I hope you'll check out my blog (www.pregnancybaby411.com) and follow my blog with Google Friend Connect. (I always follow back! Just leave me a comment with your link!)

I also feature a mom blog directory on my blog, and would love for you to join up and get more traffic to your own site! Feel free to ask me any questions you might have about navigating this site, or about blogging. I love helping and connecting with other bloggers - whether new or experienced.

I look forward to meeting you and reading your blog! :-)
-DP
Hip Chick's Guide to PMS, Pregnancy, and Babies

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