Needing to feel liked and a mobile giveaway

Screen shot 2013-08-06 at 1.31.57 PM
Hello!

Recently a brand approached me through Facebook asking to partner. They wanted a lot of work for the equivalent of a $20 shirt. I told them I don’t partner for free (mama’s gotta feed the baby!) and they gave me a “lesson” on how blogging works. Telling me when I had more people read my blog they could offer me money. They didn’t see any of my numbers or notice I have about 10X as many followers on Instagram…they just based everything on Facebook.

Now I’m not like a huge blog obviously, but I’ve been doing this for a while and I was a little offended at the “lesson.” Mostly because I’m oversensitive, but also because I work VERY HARD. Ha! Apparently they thought I must not know about these fancy blogging things because my following on Facebook is rather small.

If you’ll recall I just joined Facebook a year or two ago, and I didn’t totally get or understand it or love it. But I realize it’s important and useful for helping people see my work, so, I’m trying to be better about it.

Anyway, what I’m saying is, WILL YOU LIKE ME ON FACEBOOK?!?!

If your answer is yes, I am going to give you a chance to win a custom mobile, for you or for a friend (if you don’t need one!).

I recently added a customization option in my shop, you can read about it here.

All you have to do is report to me that you LIKE ME.

If you already like me leave a comment because your love and support should be rewarded!

I’ll choose a winner on Friday!

Thank you!

Screen shot 2013-08-06 at 1.21.15 PM

Screen shot 2013-08-06 at 1.21.31 PM

Screen shot 2013-08-06 at 1.21.44 PM

xoxoxo

Comments

  1. Alison!! I think I love you!! Your posts make me smile all day long. Although I don’t have any littles *yet* I’d still love to win one of these for the not too far future! ;) I liked you on Facebook darling.

  2. Amie:

    I truly and sincerely like you and now my like is Facebook official :)

  3. Jess Prestwich:

    I guess it is finally official that I “like” you now that it is on facebook (even though I’ve been following you and thinking you are fantastic for years). :)

  4. I just ‘liked’ you on facebook…and definitely like your blog and your style! In fact, in my house I have some antlers hanging on my wall that always remind me of you and your incredible e-book (yes – they’re out year round because I love them so much http://www.charmingdoodle.com/2012/12/diy-antlers.html). That brand missed out!!

  5. Liked your page!! :) I also follow you on Instagram, have been for some time. Silly people thinking you’re not liked! ;)

  6. I REALLY REALLY like you Alison. Probably more than a normal and healthy amount, considering you don’t know me. Hope that’s not weird for you.

  7. Jules Tate:

    Liked you on Facebook. And have been following your insta for a while. My Rockwell and your Radcliff were born super close! Love your style, your attitude and of course your mobiles. Keep up what you’re doing, girl, you’re fantastic!

  8. Alison McDonald:

    I like you!! I hope I get picked, we share the same name and both of us make really cute babies… my son Keaton needs one of your amazing mobiles!

  9. hailey farris:

    i just liked you.

  10. Ellen:

    I liked you, I really liked you. (I still do)

  11. Megan:

    I like you.

  12. Kylie P.:

    Liked (and like) you lots!

  13. liked! 1K fans is a lot! those jerks can go suck it

  14. i liked you, i like you, and i’m annoyed with that company for dismissing you. your mobiles are awesome and so are you!

  15. Erica LeBaron:

    Like you. Love you. Want more of you.

  16. Jessica:

    I really like you and your mobiles

  17. Lauren:

    lOVE YOU.

  18. Annie Green:

    I’ve liked you for a long time :)

  19. Carley:

    Hey!! I think 1000+ followers on Facebook is dang good!! I like you girl!

  20. Kellye Miller:

    Liked you on Facebook, been loving you on Instagram for some time now. Your mobiles are just the cutest!

  21. Karlee:

    A lot of like from Australia here!

  22. Jerika:

    I like you. I really really like you!

  23. Erica:

    oh you are liked!

  24. kisa smith:

    yes! I like you lots.

  25. Ashly:

    My little nugget and I LIKE you on Facebook & Instagram! And we LOVE your mobiles!

  26. Stephanie S.:

    Wait!! I like you!

    • Stephanie S.:

      … On FB, Pinterest, & Instagram

  27. Shifra:

    I like you and I like your mobiles and I would really like to have one in my house!

  28. I “like” you! I do not like the brand that tried to school you! xx

  29. Atryell:

    I liked you on fb! You are hilarious and amazingly creative.

  30. Bree Churchill:

    Don’t you worry, we like you, a lot. And your sunnies.
    I don’t use Facebook a lot either, but it is where I follow bloggers and unlike Instagram, can be linked to their latest blog post straight from my newsfeed.
    I’m definitely an instagirl, but Facey has its place too.
    Much like, Bree. xo

  31. Jody Paul:

    I not only like you….I love you.

  32. Julia:

    Consider yourself liked!

  33. Rolls:

    Of course I like you! :)

  34. courtney:

    I totally already like you.

  35. I like you! And how rude of that company to give you a “lesson”… big or small, your price and blogging output/followers is up to you, not them.

  36. scumballs. already liked you, and for the record, FB was how I saw this post? I know. I’m super lame.

  37. Bradie Fowlah:

    Girl, I’ve always Facebook liked you. And liked you. Though I admit I found you intimidating when I first met you because, well, you are YOU and you’re great. I’d Instagram the hell out of a mobile!

  38. Meagan:

    I like you,..but now it’s FB official :)

  39. jessica:

    Like! (and love your mobiles!)

  40. Katherine Allen:

    Girl I already like you on facebook… you are always keeping it real and it is soooo refreshing. Your instagram is always making me laugh my head off when I really need it. Don’t listen to those turds… annoying!

  41. I’ve obvi liked you since the throw back titan days before FB even existed. Raffle entry per year of liking? xo.

  42. Katie:

    Ha! I saw this post through Facebook, too. And don’t ever doubt that you’re liked–you would still have all these loving comments even without the mobile giveaway. :)

  43. I already liked you, but now we’re facebook official! :)

  44. Julie A.:

    Already liked you!

  45. I liked you! I think 1000+ likes on Facebook is great. I think your blog is awesome!

  46. Natalya:

    I love reading your blog!

  47. Hi. I think I already liked you. I’ll try to figure it out. Technology baffles frustrates and discourages me, but I have loved pretty much every word you have ever written. Ya, you can do better for yourself than most so-called partners can do for you. You are always going to triumph, Girl. You’ve got the stuff. Betcha the person who tried to lecture you about your facebook presence doesn’t get invited to do entire segments on local TV, eh? eh?

  48. tara:

    Totally like and ‘liked’ you!

  49. Alison darling, I love you and I like you. You are smart, wassup, generous, and you and the hubs are a serious power couple. I’m sure going to miss you. You even make Art laugh. You’re amazing.

  50. I seriously cannot get enough of you. You are so real and funny that I keep checking back day after day. Not to mention your youtubes! Love you!

  51. Kimberly:

    I like you…. I really like you!

  52. Ugh I hate the numbers. I see the use of having more likers but it’s awful when others judge you just based on the amount of followers you have on a site etc. I liked you! And I’m liking you with my blog/site page for good measure! :)

  53. Alexis:

    I don’t like – I love you, lady!!

  54. Courtney:

    What if I’m a grown woman but I would like a mobile for myself? Super cool decor, baby or not:)

  55. Tori:

    I LIKE you!

  56. I like you whether you are on facebook or not. And anyway, instagram is where its at. That company is obviously just behind in social media ;)

  57. josie:

    I have been scrolling forrrever. Likes!

  58. April:

    I like you
    (facebook is overrated though)

  59. Ouch, that sounds like it hurt… I love how honest you are and I also now like you on Facebook. Oh, and your photo-taking is magnificent.

  60. Chelsie Sisterinlaw:

    In the words of Gigi… “Alison…. I like you”.
    Do I have children or the need for a mobile? Absolutely not. Do I want one anyway because they’re so pretty? Obviously. :-)

  61. Hannah F:

    Of course I like you! Alison, I love you!!! And have been reading your blog for a while now. Thanks for sharing and keep on inspiring! The nerve of that company!

  62. Hannah F:

    One more thing can the mobile be turned into a garland?? Because I don’t have kiddies but I could hang this on my curtains as a hip swag. My facebook name is Hanifah Fields, just in case I win

  63. amanda:

    I totally and officially LIKE you

  64. Haley Cutler:

    I just found your blog last week and I love it! Also, I like you. :)

  65. brigid:

    i like’d you, and love ur blog!

  66. Riley:

    I liked it! I like you! I don’t like mean lessons…what more can I say?

  67. I like you, girl! In fact, I’m so glad you posted this because I guess I hadn’t liked your page before this. I’m pretty slow on the Facebook thing, too, but I see how important it is. Love your blog, girl, and in my mind you’re an expert. :)

  68. Holly:

    It’s official…I like you! :)

  69. Ha, that’s so silly. I guess you’ve got to be everywhere all the time. Exhausting. Anyway, I like you! I’m about to be an aunt for the first time, and just about everyone in the family wants a little nursery in their home now. I’m sure one of them would absolutely love one of your mobiles.

  70. Casey:

    Alison,
    I find this post half saddening and half amusing. I hate facebook. And wont have one. Ever. But that doesn’t stop your fans from wanting to see your work. I’ve been without a computer for a month or so, but when I get the chance to catch up on things, your blog is on the top of the list along with PostSecret.

    I wanted to give you a “like” on your blog because I can’t on Facebook. You are going about this situation wisely and honestly it’s a great, cute, useful idea.

    Your baby is adorable. Seriously.
    Much love,
    Casey

  71. i truly like you and made it known on facebook! wahoo. love your snazzy new cowboy shirt too!

  72. oh, I like you Alison! I even like you on facebook. ;)

  73. Jen Clark:

    I liked you even before you were on Facebook ;) Sorry, I’m really bad at showing it, but I follow your posts and grams and I love you! And miss you and your adorable family. Can we please have a play date soon?

  74. Juls Flake:

    Likelikelikelikelikelikelikelike…

  75. Lauren:

    It’s Facebook official! I liked you! And love your mobiles!!

  76. liked! and I like you A LOT. Thank you for making me laugh and being a wonderful person. Cute babies too.

  77. Aubrey Archuleta:

    I like you :) and mermaids.

  78. kate:

    I like you on facebook, but i literally go bananas over your blog! This little mister due in January totally feels the same, and would love love love to win!

  79. Kim:

    I “like” you! Love your blog and Instagram feed!

  80. Katie:

    I like you, in blog-land and on facebook. And I was at the rooftop concert the other night and your husband’s performance with Mindy Gledhill was awesome, I downloaded the song. Anyway, my little man needs a mobile for sure.

  81. girl! I of course ‘Liked’ you on facebook! YOU DA’ Bomb Diggity course!

  82. Kendra:

    I’m shocked I haven’t liked you on FB already well now it’s official. I’m also shocked I don’t have a mobile above my little peanuts crib. I’d love to win a mobile for his nursery it’s got a south western flair would look lovely!

  83. I don’t know why I didn’t do this before, but I LOVE (liked) your FB page :) You are seriously thee cutest, and I am in awe with how creative you are!! :)

    xo,
    Shio

  84. sarh:

    I’ve always liked you, but now I do on facebook too!

  85. Stephanie:

    I LIKE you, I really do :)
    (and officially on FB)

  86. Lisa:

    Adorable mobiles! And Liked on FB!

  87. Pingback: Things I Learned From the Allison Show Blog | Marry Me and Fly Free

Leave A Comment

*required fields

Keep it crafty, Keep it sassy.