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How to get reviews in blogs?


Please share your experience - how to convince a blogger to write a review of my product?

I have a software product for photographers which is very popular in Europe in its small niche.

I tried to write to blogers and ask for the review. I choosed two kind of blogs: reviews of software in different niches and photo blogs with reviews of hardware and software for photographers.

I sent 20 requests and no responses.

What mistake I did?
Igor Kokarev Send private email
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Don't make it a review.

Write a problem solution article and ask to publish a guest post.

Make it a competition and offer free copies to their readers for some action they take.

When you solicit a blog owner, put yourself in their shoes and ask "what's in it for me".

Have a flick through a few magazines and see how it's done there. Mean's health and fitness type magazines are a good example.
Most (all?) of the articles are advertisements disguised as articles (advertorials).
Marcus from London Send private email
Friday, May 29, 2015
Hi Marcus,

Thanks for your advice! I'll try it.
Igor Kokarev Send private email
Friday, May 29, 2015
Being in the same predicament, I think Marcus' ideas are fantastic and will try them as well. Thanks Marcus!
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Friday, May 29, 2015

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