How to Secure an Advertiser for Your Blog
24th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 44

How to Secure an Advertiser for Your Blog

How do I sell advertising on my blog? It is a question that I’m asked a lot so when Brandon J. Mendelson asked if he could write a post on this topic as someone who has sold a lot of advertising online and in TV I thought it’d make a ...more
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5 Tips for Making Widget Ads Perform Better on Your Blog
17th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 24

5 Tips for Making Widget Ads Perform Better on Your Blog

In my last post I talked about 4 Widget Ad options that bloggers should test in the lead up to Christmas – in this post I want to give a few quick tips for beginners to keep in mind as they test and optimize these types of ads. 1. Keep ...more
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4 Widget Ad Options to Make Money on Your Blog This Christmas
17th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 60

4 Widget Ad Options to Make Money on Your Blog This Christmas

Lets continue the Christmas theme from the last post on increasing Christmas earnings with Amazon with a quick look at four widget style ad networks and affiliate tools that are great to experiment with in the lead up to Christmas. Remember – this is a time of year where those ...more
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Create A Media Kit To Attract Advertisers To Your Blog
15th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 41

Create A Media Kit To Attract Advertisers To Your Blog

In this post Marko from How to Make My Blog takes a look at how to develop a Media Kit to attract advertisers to your blog. Having direct advertisers is a very lucrative way of monetizing your blog. Ads are one of the few ways in which a blogger can ...more
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Technorati Launch Technorati Engage Ad Network for Bloggers
4th of December 2008 Darren Rowse 33

Technorati Launch Technorati Engage Ad Network for Bloggers

Technorati seem to have launched (in beta) their new ad network – Technorati Engage. There’s no official word on their blog yet – but the ad network does seem to be live. This isn’t a really a surprise – Technorati acquired AdEngage back in October and said that they’d be ...more
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Tell A Friend Through A Widget
21st of November 2008 Jeff Chandler 39

Tell A Friend Through A Widget

In this guest post Jeff Chandler reviews the TellaFriend Widget. In the ever increasing socialness of the web, everything from news to photos to videos are being shared. Outside of  ShareThis, I’m not to familiar with other sites or services that are exclusively centered around sharing items across the web. ...more
Blogging Tools and Services
BuySellAds – [USER REVIEW]
17th of November 2008 Darren Rowse 54

BuySellAds – [USER REVIEW]

My name is James, I currently run iLoveMacApps and MacTricksAndTips. I am not a big time blogger by far and my income is quite small in comparison to some of the blogs on the web today. But I have found a service that has managed to triple my monthly income. ...more
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How to Find Advertisers for Your Blog
11th of November 2008 Darren Rowse 75

How to Find Advertisers for Your Blog

In this video Gary Vaynerchuk answers how to monetize your blog or video blog with a practical illustration. Of course you need to have at least some traffic to pull in advertisers – but once you do, if the advertisers are not coming to you yet – go to them. ...more
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Do You Sell Text Links on Your Blog? [POLL]
29th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 85

Do You Sell Text Links on Your Blog? [POLL]

Do You Sell Text Links on Your Blog? Warning – Before answering this question in comments you might want to consider doing so anonymously and without a link to your blog – particularly if your answer is YES. It could hurt you to identify yourself if you say yes publicly. ...more
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