“Was there a time when you first started blogging that you became despondent and thought about quitting? If so, what happened that gave you the confidence to keep going?”
One question that I’ve been asked regularly since launching of the redesign of ProBlogger is ‘why don’t you use AdSense any more?’
AdSense has been used by bloggers almost religiously to monetize their blogs over the last few years. It’s for good reason too – many bloggers make a lot of money from AdSense – however it doesn’t work well on every blog and bloggers should consider their options and experiment with a variety of other income streams to see which works best for them.
In today’s video post I want to respond to a reader’s email by talking a little about how to choose a niche topic for your blog.
Today’s video is me tackling four questions from readers:
1. How long did it take to get to 1000 visitors a day (and how did I do it)? – submitted by Jason from atomicguitarist.com. Read a little more on anticipating what people will be searching for in my post Seasonal Traffic and How to Capture it for Your Blog.
“What does your blogging setup look like?”
This is a question I get quite a lot – so today I want to invite you to come along for a short tour of my home office.
It’s a fairly simple setup really although I do try to make it reasonably comfortable as I’m sitting in it for long periods of time each day.
I’d love to see your blogging setup – post a picture or video to your blog or to flickr or YouTube (etc) and leave a link in comments below. [Read more…]