I need some advice.
Since the bag has launched, I received review requests. Not from any big sites like CNET or Engadget, but from bloggers. Of course, being a blogger myself I took every one of these requests seriously. I looked at their sites, asked them questions over email and tried to make a rational decision.
But I haven’t sent out one bag to any of these folks.
It’s expensive for me to send out bags. Besides the obvious cost of the bag itself, there are also costs in packaging and shipping. While I’d love to get as many bags out there as possible I can’t just send them willy-nilly.
For those of you with products how do you handle review requests? And every time you have a new product how many do you send out for reviews without requests? I’d love to hear your best practices.