When I started blogging, using my platform to make money was the furthest thing from my mind. Back then, I just wanted to share my ideas and connect with others. Now that I’ve build an entire business around my platform, that may be hard to believe. But, I just didn’t know what was possible, and […]
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For the first five years of my blogging career, I gave all my content away for free. Then I began running some ads, selling an e-book or two, and charging to give speeches. Even though I continued to give my blog content away for free, it was a difficult transition. For some reason, I felt […]
I am frequently asked, “How can I begin to monetize my platform.” Of course, we deal with this at Platform University, but I thought I would tell you how I started. In 2008, my friend John Saddington convinced me to convert my blog from TypePad to WordPress. It was one of the best decision I […]
My blog traffic is up 164 percent over the same time last year. Mindy, my advertising manager, is pressuring me to raise my rates, to bring them more in line with the market. Now is the time to get a deal.
Sure you enjoy blogging, but wouldn’t it be cool if you could make some money from all the effort. You can! Here are three methods.
If you want to take your blogging to the next level, there are three bloggers who are must reading.