CategoryBlogging for Dollars
Blog Auction In Progress – Unmatched Style
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Blog Auction In Progress – Unmatched Style

Another blog is up for auction at SitePoint Forums – this time the blog is Unmatched Style and the bids are at $12,500 so far. It’s a blog with $500 – $900 monthly revenue and 850,000 monthly page views. I’ll be interested to see how high the bidding goes. found ...more
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Making Money Because of Your Blog – Indirect Methods
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Making Money Because of Your Blog – Indirect Methods

We now turn our attention to ways of making money from blogging that are more more ‘indirect’ in nature – or how to earn money because of your blog rather than from it. Many of the following methods are the result of the profile and perceived expertise of the blogger ...more
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How to Make Money From Your Blog – Direct Methods
22nd of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

How to Make Money From Your Blog – Direct Methods

Having thought through whether you should blog for money it is now worth taking a look at some of the different models for doing so. I tend to break the different models that bloggers are using to make money from blogging into two areas – Direct and Indirect methods. Direct ...more
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Should I Blog for Money?
21st of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Should I Blog for Money?

I speak with bloggers every day who have heard the stories of blogs that make big dollars and who want to try to make an income from blogging also. One of the pieces of advice that I attempt to convey (and I’m afraid it doesn’t always get through) is that ...more
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Introduction to Making Money from Blogs
21st of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Introduction to Making Money from Blogs

Blogging has undergone something of a revolution in the last 2 years on many fronts. The number of people blogging has exploded, the number of tools and services available for bloggers has risen (and their quality has been raised incredibly) and the profile of blogging in wider culture has increased ...more
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PR Blogger Builds Profile and Lands Job
17th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

PR Blogger Builds Profile and Lands Job

Popular PR Blogger, Steve Rubel, has just announced that he’s moving from CooperKatz to new employer at Edelman. While I’m sure there’s more to it than just his blog (a lot more), it’s been fascinating to see how Steve has used Micro Persuasion over the last 20 months since it’s ...more
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What’s a Blog Post Worth?
14th of February 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

What’s a Blog Post Worth?

Wired News has a mini interview with Harold Davis from Googleplex (which doesn’t seem to have any content on it today for some reason) which has some good basic information on making a living from blogging. Interestingly he puts a dollar value on a per page basis(over a year) to ...more
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Buyings and Selling Blogs
8th of January 2006 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

Buyings and Selling Blogs

There is a couple of worthwhile podcasts over at SavvysoloCast which are a conversation between Yaro Starak and Michael Pollock talking through the topic of Buying and Selling Blogs. The conversation is based upon the sale of Small Business Branding (bought by Yaro from Michael) where both guys talk through ...more
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2006 Trend Predictions in Social Commerce
24th of December 2005 Darren Rowse 0 Comments

2006 Trend Predictions in Social Commerce

Interesting post over at Micro Persuasion on the topic of 2006 Trends to Watch Part II: Social Commerce where he makes the following prediction: ‘Watch for sites like Amazon, Froogle and Yahoo to develop turnkey stores that can be integrated into blogs. This will take affiliate programs to the next ...more
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