As you can see from the comments regarding the get-paid-to-blog issue accompanying that TechCrunch post, some folks are vehemently opposed to bloggers getting paid one thin dime for a blog posting. What is it with other bloggers acting like such purists over folks who get paid to post?
Take my post about my new Vista Print business cards, for example. I blogged that out of pure excitement about finding a great deal and wanted to tell all my unique viewers that Vista Print was not a scam, entertaining them with a true story about how God created a bunch of "serendipity" to lead me to them.
Lo and behold, some anonymous commenter quipped "Nice advertorial", which was the God's-honest first time I even thought of the post being construed as that. Okay, so I did joke within the Kid-Tough Digital Camera post that Fisher Price should pay me to promote their product, but that was mostly a joke...mostly.
If rich FP did decide to throw me 5k in the wake of that review, would I turn it down? Heckie naw, as they say. Unless my Spirit told me no. And since I'm feeling the go-ahead to run with the ReviewMe thing, please note that this blog post was not paid for, but that this piece is...
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