25 Oct '14, 4pm

What I Think About Bloggers Who Ask For Freebies

What I Think About Bloggers Who Ask For Freebies

So… Alvin asked me whether I have any gossip (regarding the blogosphere) to share. Honestly, I’ve not heard of anything juicy, scandalous or vaguely blog-worthy recently, that involves bloggers at war with each other. However, this week, my bag sponsor asked me whether any of my friends had inquired about his company. And I thought that was such a weird question. He saw my frown then revealed that a blogger had emailed him to ask if he would sponsor her some products for a giveaway. I suspect she may have done some name-dropping (i.e. used my name in her email). But when he told me her name and blog URL, I had no recollection of any such blogger friend. Now, as I’m writing this and looking at her blog, I spot a picture which I find familiar and tah-dah, recognize her from a Ben & Jerry’s event previously. We didn’t even chat much that time! I’ll just call her X here. I hav...

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