Now, that I have your attention, what I really want to say is: stop demanding free shit! Deserve it!

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Spoiler: Hello, I really would like to test your product.” Is not how it works. As social media manager for a luxury chocolate brand, I’m fed up with this kind of scrounging. But let me show you how to spare both parties some disappointment. [*Disclaimer: this is my personal opinion and doesn’t represent the company I work for.]

I get it, you follow all these lifestyle influencers, living their best life, travel the world while getting sponsored and you subscribed to their email list, where they promised to teach you, you also can have this lifestyle! You eventually bought their courses where they promised you “5 easy steps to become an Influencer” and you really want some free stuff, too. It’s not your fault. You learned you can get a sponsor for everything. So when others can, why not you? Since this trend is not going away anytime soon, let me at least help you out here how to become more of an influencer and less of a pain in the ass. …

Copy Writer & Digital Marketer for sustainable food, agriculture & hospitality. Blogger in foodpolitics. Working on: Blockchain in fair global supply chains.

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