Partnering with brands in a win-win way is one of the best ways to make an income as a blogger. But how do you get started? What should you offer a brand? How much should you charge? What are the best ways to get noticed by a brand? In her over 14 years of blogging, Crystal has partnered with hundreds of brands over the years — writing countless sponsored posts and social media campaigns, working with brands to have them underwrite projects, going on brand-sponsored trips, partnering with brands for big giveaways and promotions, working as a consultant to brands, and serving as a spokesperson. She’s seen the good, the bad, and the downright ugly — and she’s made a lot of mistakes! In this session, she’ll unpack her hard-won tips and proven advice to successfully work with brands while serving your followers/readers first.