How to Make Bloggers Angry in 10 (+1) Steps

Denise writes 10 Things That Make Bloggers Angry when pitching them – as someone who gets pitched a lot of ideas I’d recommend it as essential reading for marketers wanting to interact with bloggers.

In the same vein of #1 (Not spelling the blogger’s name right) I’d add an 11th suggestion.

‘don’t put another blogger’s name on the email’.

I’m amazed how many people send me emails with other bloggers names on them – it screams ‘cut and paste’ emailing.

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  1. Or, how about Dear , I read your blog often.


  2. sorry, the brackets were removed LOL I meant

    Dear *Username*, I read your blog often.

    I actually have gotten this several times. I’ve also been called the wrong name (Amy is one that I get alot) several times and have been told I blog at any number of incorrect urls.

  3. julien says:

    I got one of these yesterday. My name was right, but it was in a different font than the rest of the email. Um, yeah…