Can you REALLY Make Money Blogging?
3rd of December 2008 Darren Rowse 103

Can you REALLY Make Money Blogging?

Every now and again I get an email from a ProBlogger reader excitedly telling me that they’re about quit their jobs to become full time bloggers. More often than not they are new bloggers who for one reason or another have it in their minds that blogging for money is ...more
Blogging for Dollars
How Much Money Did You Earn from Blogging in October 2008?
1st of December 2008 Darren Rowse 107

How Much Money Did You Earn from Blogging in October 2008?

It’s time for another annual poll here at ProBlogger – this one asking readers how much they earned in October 2008? I’ve run this poll a number of times over the last couple of years and the results are always interesting. Just to qualify it – I’m asking about ALL ...more
Blogging for Dollars
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
Advertising
How Bloggers Make Money Online without Blogging [POLL RESULTS]
29th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 49

How Bloggers Make Money Online without Blogging [POLL RESULTS]

Last month I ran a poll here at ProBlogger which asked readers if they make money online from sources other than blogging. The result was almost completely split with 1022 of the 2053 people who responded saying Yes and 1031 saying no. Some of the comments on the launch post ...more
Blogging for Dollars
Why I’ve Been Offered Close to a Million Dollars for My Blog (and Why I said No)
18th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 56

Why I’ve Been Offered Close to a Million Dollars for My Blog (and Why I said No)

“I’ve always treated the first two years of Digital Photography School as its launch phase.” This was a statement that I made in a session at Blog World Expo that I’ve been asked about many times since – so I thought I’d expand upon it a little here in a ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
How Much Do Bloggers Earn? [Survey Results]
10th of October 2008 Darren Rowse 49

How Much Do Bloggers Earn? [Survey Results]

Read Write Web today published the results of some research that they’ve done with Top Tier Tech Bloggers and Social Media Consultants regarding how much they earn in that work. To get the information they approached 20 top-tier tech bloggers and social media consultants, half of them responded (so this ...more
Pro Blogging News
1 Man Blog Sells for $15 Million Dollars
2nd of October 2008 Darren Rowse 125

1 Man Blog Sells for $15 Million Dollars

I’ve had four people email me this news in the last 10 minutes. PaidContent is reporting that a WP blog by the name of Bankaholic has just been acquired by BankRate For Up To $15 Million. Bankaholic has a staff of 1 (Johns Wu) who will remain on at the ...more
Pro Blogging News
13 Gary Vaynerchuk Tips on Building a Profitable Blog
30th of September 2008 Darren Rowse 51

13 Gary Vaynerchuk Tips on Building a Profitable Blog

One of the sessions that I enjoyed most at Blog World Expo (actually it was one of the few sessions I actually was able to get to) was a keynote by Gary Vaynerchuck. While I’m sure he rubs some up the wrong way his tips on building a successful blog ...more
Miscellaneous Blog Tips
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
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