When Brian Clark from CopyBlogger releases a free report – you know it’s going to be something you want to read. So when he emailed me a draft copy last week I put everything else aside and immediately devoured it.
The report is titled ‘Teaching Sells‘ and having chatted to many of you about your frustrations with making money online lately I just know that this is going to connect with a lot of you.
You can download it here (both as a PDF and MP3 audio file).
“Forget About Blogging for Bucks and Make Some Real Money”
Some of you will read that section heading in Brian’s report and wonder why a blog about making money online would be promoting something that seems to undermine the idea of making money from blogging.
I’ve long said that making money from blogging is possible on two fronts:
- Making money directly from your blog (usually through advertising or affiliate programs)
- Making money indirectly because of your blog.
Most bloggers take option one, thinking that they’ll become rich from earnings directly from the blog – but I’ve long held the belief that it’s actually option two that has the biggest potential – ie using the blog as an attention grabber and a point of leverage that can open up bigger things for a blogger.
This report will help those wanting to explore the second option through selling content – and more specifically through selling ‘teaching’ content.
I could write a lot more about the report – but really it’s something I’d encourage you to download and read for yourself. Then perhaps I’ll write a follow up post where we can discuss it more fully once you’ve had a read.
PS: Brian’s told me a bit about where all of this is heading, and he’ll be offering training for people who want to get on the fast track to acting on the content of the report. There’s more free articles coming as well as some paid training later on.
Whether you go for the paid options or not I think this initial report is a great read and give you lots of food for thought.