NaBloPoMom Day 1: Pay to Play

I was recently involved in an event that I signed up for to jump start my numbers.  i paid a $5 entry fee, secured a long loved sponsor and started to get excited at the prospect of a deluge of new readers.Things started to get hinky when the sponsor of the event (CouponCabin) would not commit to any promotion of the event.  Things started to spiral downward when the required text was revealed: 310+ words about CouponCabin.  400+ bloggers each paid $5 to promote a multi million dollar company. ...more