PR’S STOP ASKING BLOGGERS TO WORK FOR FREE!!
BLOGGERS – STOP GIVING AWAY YOUR HARD WORK AND TIME FOR FREE!!!
I’ve been spending quite a bit of time delving in and out of various Facebook blogger groups recently and the amount of times I see PRs offering ‘amazing opportunities’ which pay zero beyond a pointless linkback is shocking! Even more shocking though is the sheer amount of bloggers who will do the work for them for FREE!
If you price yourself cheaply they will keep coming back to you or try their arm and try and get another blogger who will do the work for free.
Let’s look at the average amount of work that’s involved with a regular blog post
Coming up with the concept
Adding images or any other creative flair to it to make it fit your site and ‘house style’
Doing SEO around it
Setting up promotion on social media around the post so that it gains a good level of exposure