Some people love to blog because it’s their passion to share their experiences on their respective blogs. There are a lot of niche to choose from.
It’s okay to enjoy the freebies but you must limit yourself bragging it. Companies might think you’re a freeloader. We don’t need freeloaders in attending events. First impression lasts. You’re attending events because you want to share it to your blog readers. Blogging is a passion, not for the lootbags that you receive in attending events.
Companies and PR firms depends on the stats of your social media accounts.
Being a blogger, you have to be profession in all aspects.
On bloggers, and getting invited in events
Why do you blog?
“I love blogging because of the
freebies, lootbags, and VIP perks”
“I want to have an event invite that you
receive. How did you get it?”
• If there’s a dress code, make sure you wear it properly and behave
appropriately at events.*
• Be conscious of time when attending events. If there are
unforeseen circumstances, need to cancel, or can't make it on time,
inform the organizers ahead of time and apologize.*
• Observe the rules of the establishments where the events are
• If there’s a certain tasks to do during the event, (e.g. doing live
tweets, or post photos on Instagram) you have to comply with it.
Fleire Castro: “A Filipino Blogger Manifesto”
• Don’t gatecrash events, just because you want to be “in” among
your blogger friends or misrepresent others.
• Don’t bring +1s, unless the organizers told you beforehand.
• Don’t demand too much when you receive tokens. PR firms and
brands appreciate the presence of bloggers for their events.
• Don’t extend invites to others, unless stated or have asked
permission from the PR or organizers.