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Blogs Are Business Support Tools, Not Direct Money Makers
30th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 9

Blogs Are Business Support Tools, Not Direct Money Makers

Fredrik from CorporateBloggingBlog has an interesting post on making money directly from blogging and writes: ‘I’m not sure why so many people are looking for direct revenue streams from blogging. Or, well, I understand why. We all have to pay the mortgages. But I don’t think that blogging as such ...more
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Average Blogger makes $20 to $50 per Month
24th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 6

Average Blogger makes $20 to $50 per Month

WebPro New has an article on the rise of blogging and estimates that the average blogger is making $20 to $50 each month. I’m not sure how they come to this figure – I know many bloggers, 90% of whom make nothing from their blog. Another 9% might make a ...more
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How big is the Blogosphere?
23rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse

How big is the Blogosphere?

Clickz has a good article on the size of the Blogosphere which continues to grow. ‘The size of the blogosphere has doubled every five months over the last year and a half, according to blog analysis firm Technorati. Over that time, blogs have gone from being a word that sounded ...more
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How To Plan Your Week Making Money At Home
16th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

How To Plan Your Week Making Money At Home

How To Plan Your Week Making Money At Home is an interesting article with some practical tips on how to have a money making week at home on the internet… ‘Is it really possible to earn a 6 figure income on the internet? The answer to that is yes, but ...more
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Internet Ad Spending Hits New Heights
16th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Internet Ad Spending Hits New Heights

ClickZ reports – ‘Internet ad spend topped $2.4 billion last quarter, according to the quarterly “Internet Ad Revenue Report” conducted by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) on behalf of the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB). The third quarter estimates mark the eighth consecutive quarterly increase for the industry and the fourth record-setting quarter. Q3 ...more
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These Traffic Numbers Are Real
13th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

These Traffic Numbers Are Real

‘Mention “audit” to David Barlin, vice president of marketing for I/Pro, a company that verifies audience data for about 500 small and medium-sized websites, and he practically gushes. “They’re exciting,” he said, not at all defensively. “Really.” That’s because he and the company he works for see a potential gold ...more
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Minkmedia Launches UK Blog Network
12th of November 2004 Darren Rowse 1

Minkmedia Launches UK Blog Network

Minkmedia is the latest network of Blogs to launch. This one is based in the UK and describes itself as: ‘Mink Media is a nanonpublisher. We publishe a series of weblogs (five so far) aimed at a British audience. A weblog is a topical website, new stuff appears at the ...more
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Making Money from Blogs – BloggerCon III
7th of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Making Money from Blogs – BloggerCon III

I wish I were able to get to BloggerCon III – the Making Money session sounds particularly interesting as reported on PaidContent.org. Here are a few of the quotes that they quote that I find of most interest: — “One sure way to make money — provide infrastructure to people ...more
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Paying bloggers: Participating in the conversation
3rd of November 2004 Darren Rowse

Paying bloggers: Participating in the conversation

There is a couple of interesting articles the last few days on the topic of blogging for dollars starting over at Red Herring Blog who is writing about Paying bloggers: Participating in the conversation. He’s got some helpful things to say on the topic and suggests a way forward: ‘Pay ...more
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