Common Creativity: Understanding the Rules and Rights Around “Free” Images on the Web
28th of February 2013 Guest Blogger 36

Common Creativity: Understanding the Rules and Rights Around “Free” Images on the Web

We’re all familiar with the old adage: a picture is worth a thousand words. In some cases, a picture is worth a thousand dollars. Luckily, for those of us not interested in investing a small fortune for the use of an image on a small scale, there are options. Sites ...more
Blog Design
ProBlogger Census: We Need You!
27th of February 2013 Darren Rowse 10

ProBlogger Census: We Need You!

It’s that time of year! We’ve set our plans, shifted our focus … and now we’re running our ProBlogger Census. I’d love to hear your feedback on the change of approach on ProBlogger, but I’m also really keen to hear what topics you’d like us to explore in the coming ...more
Blog News
Four New Ways to Monetize a Blog
27th of February 2013 Guest Blogger 31

Four New Ways to Monetize a Blog

The ad industry is dead. Target will only buy remnant inventory. Federated Media, the darling of the online ad world, is just about vaporized. And media behemoth IAC is building a state-of-the-art ad sales system that will work like a trading floor where you don’t even know what content you’re ...more
Blogging for Dollars
A messy desk
26th of February 2013 Guest Blogger 28

Want a More Productive Week? Clean Your Darn Desk!

Has anyone seen that phone number for my interview? I know I printed out a good-looking blog layout but I can’t seem to find it. I know I have that blog idea somewhere in this mess; was it written on a napkin? It’s referenced in a newspaper clipping, but which ...more
Be Productive
Would You Buy or Sell a Blog? [Discussion]
23rd of February 2013 Darren Rowse 46

Would You Buy or Sell a Blog? [Discussion]

This week, we’ve looked at the blog sales market from all sides: the seller’s perspective the buyer’s perspective the perspective of the marketplace. We also spent some time yesterday putting a value on your blog. So today, I wanted to open the blog up to discussion. Has a blog or ...more
Other Income Streams
ProBlogger Challenge: Put a Value on Your Blog
22nd of February 2013 Darren Rowse 48

ProBlogger Challenge: Put a Value on Your Blog

This week we’ve heard from blog sellers, and blog buyers. Whether or not you’ve been inspired by what they’ve had to say, I’ll bet that the conversation has raised one key question in your mind: What is my blog worth? These days, we’re seeing blogs being recognised as valuable business ...more
Featured Posts
Behind the Scenes of a Successful Blog Acquisition [Case Study]
21st of February 2013 Guest Blogger 22

Behind the Scenes of a Successful Blog Acquisition [Case Study]

I really love the idea of buying and selling websites. Recently I listed one of my blogs on Flippa, a marketplace for buying and selling websites, and sold it successfully. Then, I bought another blog outside of Flippa. Since we’ve already talked about selling blogs this week, I wanted to ...more
Blogging for Dollars
The State of the Blog Sales Market: Interview with Andrew Knibbe of Flippa
20th of February 2013 Georgina Laidlaw 20

The State of the Blog Sales Market: Interview with Andrew Knibbe of Flippa

As blogs are increasingly recognized as business assets—or businesses in their own right—more entrepreneurs and publishers are looking to enter the blogosphere by buying a blog. And as we’ve already seen this week, in many cases, bloggers are happy to sell. While blogs are often bought and sold privately, to ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Heavyweight Help: The Ultimate Guide to Selling Your Blog
19th of February 2013 Guest Blogger 62

Heavyweight Help: The Ultimate Guide to Selling Your Blog

Did you know there’s a massive marketplace out there filled with people who want to buy your blog? Yep, your blog! It’s really big business and you can make serious money if you know what you’re doing. In fact, some clever people make a pretty decent living just from building ...more
Blogging for Dollars