When I started blogging back in January, I had two ideas in mind. First, I wanted a blog that was about photography. I wanted to share my love for photography with my readers, and offer help should they want it. Second, I wanted to start doing product reviews.
From time to time, companies will send products to bloggers to let them test it out and write about them. The logic behind this being that the blogger can get the word out about their product to many, many people with a real world opinion about the product. It helps the company gain potential customers and gets the bloggers more traffic.
A few months ago, I started a second blog solely dedicated to product reviews. I also post the reviews on this blog when I do them, but that blog will only have product reviews on it. When I review a product, it goes on both sites.
I have only found a few companies so far to review products for, and would really like to find a few more. So far, LowePro has been great about sending me camera bags to test and review. I am trying to keep the focus of the blog to photography products, but will add motorcycle products as well. Both genres play a huge part in my life, and I think I can bring a great deal of info to both markets.
Not only do I have my reader base, but I have Twitter and Facebook. Along with them, I have 2,700 people that are members of The Product Review Place to share the information with. So, the products would get a ton of exposure. My reviews are posted on that site as well.
So, if you are a company that has a product that you need reviewed, please leave me a comment and I will get in touch with you about what we may be able to do for each other. See ya soon!
*Image courtesy of Consolidated Freight Co.