Blogging can be really hard, it is not an easy thing and I’ve never claimed it was easy, and there are so many ways of going about blogging. We all do what works best for us, however there are some things that really do grind my gears, I’m not saying there is a right or wrong way of blogging, however there are a few things that really annoy me that do just take the biscuit. A lot of you will probably recognise these and relate to them, so are you ready?
1. Auto DM’s
Oh lord if I ever receive and automated DM again I think I might just scream. They are so annoying. I have to admit though when I first started I did use them because I thought wow, maybe these are a good idea. Trust me, they’re not, they’re just irritating to the person receiving them. If you receive them, you’re more likely to just ignore them. I apologise to anyone who I sent one to in the past. I have learned I promise.
2. Tagging Brands In The Bottom Corner On Instagram
Oh the times when I’ve wanted to see where a product is from and someone has just tagged all the brands in one clump in the bottom corner. Why? Why would you do that? Why do you think that is necessary. Trust me it isn’t it is just annoying. Especially when you really want a product. Just tag it normally. Ugh the rage is real when it comes to this!
3. Following & Unfollowing On All Social Media
If people think the method is just for Instagram it isn’t, it works on Twitter now too apparently. I lose so many because they think that it is a good way to go about growing your following. It isn’t, it’s annoying and irritating. The amount of people I have blocked because they follow then unfollow then a day later refollow. Please don’t be a pain in the backside. If you like my stuff follow, if you don’t, don’t follow. I don’t always follow people back mainly because I end up forgetting and only follow people I actually talk to.
4. Do Follow Links
When companies don’t understand that no amount of money or products are actually going to get me to put a do follow link for you. Seriously, it isn’t happening. I’ve worked too hard to get to where I am just to get some money or products. It’s about integrity & not misleading the people that take time out of their day to read the posts.
5. Spam Comments
This kind of follows on from the whole Instagram thing, when people use bots and just put an emoji up, I’ve been deleting so many lately, I don’t want to be associated with using a bot, it’s ridiculous. It’s so annoying and not only that if you want to comment, comment but don’t just leave a rubbish comment like that when I know you haven’t typed it yourself.
This isn’t a blogger bashing post, we all have certain things that annoy us, but these are my top ones to be honest!
What are your blogger pet peeves? Have I missed any out? Let me know in the comments! I’d love to know your thoughts!
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