CategoryBlogging for Dollars
Your Readers Buy Products! Do You Offer Them?
17th of November 2010 Darren Rowse 18

Your Readers Buy Products! Do You Offer Them?

Recently I gave a presentation on monetizing blogs. I talked about how developing your own products to sell to readers can be an effective way to build a blogging income. During a question-and-answer segment of the presentation, one blogger stood up and said: “My readers don’t want to buy products! ...more
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Online Marketing … Without the Arrogance
13th of November 2010 Guest Blogger 30

Online Marketing … Without the Arrogance

This post was written by the Web Marketing Ninja—a professional online marketer for a major web brand, who’s sharing his tips undercover here at ProBlogger. Curious? So are we! There are many less-respectable professions than internet marketing, but even today I get a glare—“so you’re one of those guys”—when I’m ...more
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Why Your Blog Is Not Going to Make You Rich (Or Pay the Bills)
10th of November 2010 Guest Blogger 91

Why Your Blog Is Not Going to Make You Rich (Or Pay the Bills)

This guest post is by the Blog Tyrant. $100,000 a year? $500,000 a year? A million? These are figures I bet most of us think about from time to time. But I’m here to tell you a sober truth—something that you probably won’t like the sound of. Your blog is ...more
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The Dark Art of Product Pricing
1st of November 2010 Guest Blogger 24

The Dark Art of Product Pricing

This post was written by the Web Marketing Ninja — a professional online marketer for a major web brand, who’s sharing his tips undercover here at ProBlogger. Curious? So are we! One of the most common questions I get asked is how much I’d charge for a given product. I ...more
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Slow and Steady vs the Quick Knock-out: Marketing Fight Night
26th of October 2010 Guest Blogger 28

Slow and Steady vs the Quick Knock-out: Marketing Fight Night

This guest post is by Barb Sawyers, of Sticky Communication. In one corner of the ring, we have me,  a new online marketer who has bought into the content marketing philosophy of trust. I hope I can go the distance! In the other corner is the nimble Ninja, who swings ...more
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5 Ways to Monetize Your Blog Without Selling Out
25th of October 2010 Darren Rowse 118

5 Ways to Monetize Your Blog Without Selling Out

Last week at a conference I had conversations with many bloggers about their blogging. It was interesting to see some of the themes that emerged as bloggers shared their challenges, problems and fears. One of the recurring conversations that I had revolved around bloggers’ fear of being seen as sell-outs ...more
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Autoresponders on ‘Roids
16th of October 2010 Guest Blogger 19

Autoresponders on ‘Roids

This post was written by the Web Marketing Ninja—a professional online marketer for a major web brand, who’s sharing his tips undercover here at ProBlogger. Curious? So are we! Darren has written a lot about how he has evolved his autoresponder sequences on his blogs. But I want to take ...more
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How to Use Storyselling to Boost Sales
12th of October 2010 Guest Blogger 22

How to Use Storyselling to Boost Sales

This guest post is by Johnny B. Truant, of JohnnyBTruant.com. When I was in high school, I witnessed the most impressive sales job I have ever seen. One afternoon, the entire student body was called to the auditorium for an assembly. Nobody knew what the assembly was about. We were ...more
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How I Make Money Blogging: Income Split for August/September 2010
12th of October 2010 Darren Rowse 48

How I Make Money Blogging: Income Split for August/September 2010

Since April this year I’ve been putting together income reports for my own business to try to give readers a sense of how bloggers make money blogging from a variety of sources. It’s been a couple of months since I gave an update, so today I’m going to cover both ...more
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