Will You Do My Job for Me?

from Kivi’s Nonprofit Communication Blog:

You’re Kidding, Right? Lessons in Blogger Relations

Jeff Brooks at Future Fundraising Now is hosting the next Nonprofit Blog Carnival with an April Fool’s theme, so I decided to share with you those times during my week when I am most likely to think, “This is a joke, right?”

This happens several times a week, as I review the email that comes from my blog’s contact form. Here are the three most frequent requests that make me think, “Seriously? You’ve got to be kidding,” along with some tips on getting a more positive response from the bloggers you may be approaching.