Blackfashion has been free for so long. 1.9 million devoted folowers, why do you now charge for submissions?
I’m thankful for all the followers I’ve received over the years. To remain a black owned, black run and black sponsored blog, I’ve had to give up a significant amount of sponsorship. Every giveaway I’ve ever been apart of, every shoot, events, themes, even gofundMe and indiegogo campaigns I’ve donated to under the BlackfFashion moniker came from my pockets. I, like you I’m sure has spent hours editing fixing, responding to emails, responding to buyers… basically it’s work. For a blog as big as this one, based on followers and interactions, for one photo I should be charging around $200 - $500 per image. That’s ridiculous to me, therefore I allow everyone to donate whatever they can along with a submission which I find reasonable. I also do not accept donations for every submission.