I don’t get arsey a lot.
Ok I do , I really do. Who am I kidding? I’m telling porkie pies. Little things niggle me, stupid little things.
One of the most annoying misconceptions and one that keeps cropping up at the moment is that bloggers get stuff for free.
Your probably sat nodding in agreement thinking but yes they do!
I had this conversation yesterday with some guy over on twitter who was really peeved off that his Instagram feed was just like [ his words] “one big advert for stuff bloggers had received for free”
I had to initially question why he was following a boat-load of beauty and fashion bloggers [odd guy probably ‘gets off’ while scrolling ]
I suggested he should ‘man-up’ and perhaps search for new accounts using hash-tags like #fishingtackle and #cars. Maybe follow some of those accounts instead. People don’t tend to give cars away that regularly …. as for fishing tackle I’m not so sure ?
I had to agree an Instagram account that just posts ad after ad isn’t something that would appeal to me either.
I told him he should maybe just press the unfollow button … Instagram is after all a matter of choice.
Why follow accounts that wind you up ? Life’s really too short.
That aside I then went on to advise him that while yes some people are lucky enough to receive lots of ‘free’ stuff from brands it’s hardly free…is anything really free these days ?
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