How Companies Are Taking Advantage of Bloggers

Suzie speaks has published an informative and interesting blog post to warn us about companies taking advantage of bloggers. Thank you very much for sharing your experience. We really appreciate it!

Suzie Speaks

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I’m going to send you an email.

In that email, I’m going to give you a theme. It could be about anything – a time or a place, an event, lifestyle choice, food or a holiday that is approaching. I’m then going to ‘invite’ you to write a blog post about that theme, and ask you to return my email if you’re interested in doing so.

When you reply, I will ask you to include a link to my blog in your post. I’m going to give you absolutely nothing in return, but I may offer you a vague indication that your blog post will possibly be featured on my social media pages. However, I won’t commit to anything – my focus is that your blog post includes information about me.

Would you do it?

To be fair, some of my readers probably would – I’ve known them for a…

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7 thoughts on “How Companies Are Taking Advantage of Bloggers

  1. I’ve never received one, but I can see big companies doing this, I think I would make them commit somehow before doing anything.its useful business practise after all.
    After nothing happened you should have done a oust post on them again lol

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  2. I’d probably do it. I mean, I wouldn’t charge anything if I could just get more people to read my stuff. That would be awesome you know? But I could see why people are hesitant to protect their IP

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