Kaitlyn from Wifessionals posted something on Instagram about the whole "blog advice giveaway" she had a lot of people agree with her, but she also had a lot of people disagree with her. I had to comment.
I don't know how any of my readers feel about this topic. I didn't comment in order to talk shit or to start drama. I simply wanted to express the way I felt. I don't think it was a bad idea for a giveaway. I did have certain feelings towards the giveaway.
If I need advice about blogging I do know who to turn to. There are some bloggers who are pretty much too good for a blogger like me. I am not talking about all big bloggers. I haven't contacted many big bloggers after a few bad experiences. There are bloggers (a few, at least 4, that are in that giveaway) that have had no issue answering me in an e-mail. I haven't had any bad experiences with any of the others in that giveaway I just haven't ever reached out to them.
I do understand why many people have negative feelings towards the giveaway. If I didn't have earlier interactions with some of the bloggers featured I'd probably have a lot of negative feelings towards it. I completely understand that it's hard to respond to comments or e-mails. I'm a very small blogger, but I have a busy life and sometimes it's hard for me to respond. I do my best.
I have always told my readers to send me an e-mail, facebook message or a tweet if it's something they need to talk to me about. Even if it's not blogging related and they just need a friend, I always tell my readers to contact me. I'll give you my number if it's easier. I don't want my readers to feel ignored when they need someone. I can't give blogging advice because I suck at blogging. I can help out with anything else, I'm more than willing to help or just listen.
I love small blogs. Some of the most meaningful comments I've received are from smaller blogs like mine. I discovered a link-up that may have been taken over by a bigger blog. However, it's a link-up that I plan to participate in tomorrow. I hope you join in!!!
Write a post about you past & link-up with Sweet Southern Wife
If any of you "small blogs" like me have a link-up or whatever... please feel free to contact me about it so I can participate and mention it to my readers!! I'm always here to help out.
I hope this post didn't bring a negative vibe. Wasn't my intentions at all!
I should probably just get on with my pins!