Getting a Blog Conference Sponsorship
There is a ton of information online about blog conference sponsorship, but which information is accurate? Well, I’ve put together some of the best resources, plus a free template designed to help you maximize your chances of getting a sponsor to commit to your next conference trip.
#1. Deal Seeking Mom has a great post with tips for crafting your media kit and sponsorship proposal. In the article, How to Get a Blog Conference Sponsorship, she also includes samples of both documents. A great help for those looking for an example to start with.
#2. Blog Conference Newbie has a great comprehensive Sponsorship 101 Guide [pdf] for bloggers who are looking get the most impact for their sponsors. This isn’t the fanciest looking guide, but there are lots of good tips here that can help you make your blog (and YOU) more marketable to brands looking to make a quality investment. Also be sure to check out BCN’s Sponsorship 101 series on their blog too.
#3. Blissdom has published numerous articles about getting conference sponsorship. Here are just a couple that are well worth checking out. Read The Smart Girl’s Guide to Personal Sponsorship and Personal Sponsorship: Crafting Your Pitch.
#4. Hayley over at the Little Twig also has a great intro to building your sponsor pitch, definitely check it out – How to Get a Blog Conference Sponsorship. Also check out 7 Tips for Snagging Sponsorship for Conferences via Cubicle Chick.
More great resources.
Ready to get started? Download this free blog conference pitch template: Sample-Blog-Conference-Pitch.docx
Attending your first conference? Read the Blog Conference Prep series:
- Blog Conference Prep: Networking Efficiently
- Blog Conference Prep: What to Bring
- Blog Conference Prep: Dressing Up Your Blog