Don't do this when reaching out to prospects or "influencers" for reviews!

As I've been working on building SUALVI, (which is about helping people with an editing program (DaVinci Resolve) ) I have received a good amount of emails from other companies trying to get me to reviews their products.

First of all, receiving a random email from an unknown company already takes out points. So, before you reach out to someone, at least interact a bit with their content so they see your name before and are able to recognize it.

  All the emails I got were something like this:
  • "Hey! We have been following your content for a while (no they haven't) and we love what you have been creating. We would love for you to take a look at our product and make a review about it"

Now, if you start your email with something that has a higher chance of being a lie, do you think a creator that doesn't know about you will trust you?

I don't want to make this too long, but if you are thinking of reaching out to people to review your product, try to take a more transparent approach to how you reach out to people that might not know about you.

Ideally you want to at least engage a bit with them beforehand so that you also know if they would be a good fit for you.

I am not saying that the first approach won't work at all, but as time evolves people start to catch up with these type of practices.

I'd love to know what you think.
What has been your experience regarding to this?

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