CategoryOther Income Streams
If Your Blog Died Today…. What Would It Be Remembered For?
18th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 77

If Your Blog Died Today…. What Would It Be Remembered For?

If your blog were to die today – how would it be remembered? Here’s a little 2 part exercise that might be fun (although slightly morbid) – and hopefully insightful. You’ll need half an hour or so to do it properly. 1. Write an obituary for your blog 10 years ...more
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Learning From Free Content… And why it’s Not Always Enough
6th of February 2009 Darren Rowse 33

Learning From Free Content… And why it’s Not Always Enough

Recently Sheryl Schuff contacted me to thank me for referring her to a paid course here on ProBlogger. Her email came a few minutes after I read a comment from another reader saying that they’d ‘never pay for information online’ because ‘everything is available for free already’. I thought that ...more
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5 Ways Blogging Can Make You a Better Writer
26th of January 2009 Darren Rowse 106

5 Ways Blogging Can Make You a Better Writer

Today freelance writer Jenny Cromie shares 5 areas in which blogging can help you to improve your writing. Several years back, a friend of mine started a blog and e-mailed the link to me and a bunch of her other friends. I didn’t *get* her blog or anyone else’s. In ...more
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10 Innovative Blog Business Models
22nd of September 2008 Skellie 42

10 Innovative Blog Business Models

Skellie wrote this post. For more advanced blogging tips and strategies, visit her blog, Skelliewag. When people think about making money with a blog, they tend to think about things like AdSense and affiliate links. You write good content, people come to your blog, people click on links, and you ...more
Case Studies
6 Types of Business Entities to Consider for Your Blogging Business
8th of July 2008 Darren Rowse 26

6 Types of Business Entities to Consider for Your Blogging Business

This guest post is part of a two part series (see part 1 here) written by Kelly Phillips Erb, a tax attorney who blogs for b5media at taxgirl.com. You can find out more about Kelly here. For more information about tax and blogging, check out her handy list of prior ...more
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Web Warrior Tools Launches
29th of May 2008 Darren Rowse 17

Web Warrior Tools Launches

Today I was chatting to Leo from Zen Habits who told me that he’s just launched a new site. When Leo tells me he’s starting something new I always take notice – he’s got a habit of making things work and has built his blog from 0 to over 50,000 ...more
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Monetize Your Blog through Text Messages – TextMarks
19th of February 2007 Darren Rowse 30

Monetize Your Blog through Text Messages – TextMarks

An interesting new monetization strategy for bloggers is emerging today – letting readers subscribe to your blog via Text Messages. TextMarks has launched this new service which allows bloggers to either charge $4.99 or $9.99 per month to their readers to get these instantaneous alerts. It’s currently only available to ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
How to Sell Information Products
6th of April 2006 Brian Clark 34

How to Sell Information Products

Wouldn’t you love to have your very own product to sell? More and more bloggers are looking to diversify their income streams, rather than having all their eggs in the AdSense basket. Others are just now discovering blogging, and they recognize right away that it is an ideal platform for ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Developing e-Products
13th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 4

Developing e-Products

Chris has posted a couple of good posts on related topics over the weekend. Both focus upon bloggers adding income streams to their business through selling products and not just relying upon advertising or affiliate programs. Monetizing Through Packaged Content – looks at the topic of repackaging your blog’s content ...more
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