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Can You Make Money With Advertising on Your Blog?

Recently, fellow blogger Stoner on a Rollercoaster had a very non-productive experiment with running advertising on her blog, so I thought I'd write about my own experience. The short answer, though, to the question in the title is nope, not much. So, let's start with what the different options are to (not) make money. Word… Continue reading Can You Make Money With Advertising on Your Blog?

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It’s Okay to Want to Grow (and Monetize) Your Blog

Not long ago someone left this comment on a post I'd written: I guess you have to decide what you want.  Money, hits, likes or trying to help others. This isn't the first time I've seen it cast in a somewhat negative light that people were trying to grow their blogs, so I thought it… Continue reading It’s Okay to Want to Grow (and Monetize) Your Blog

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How Easy Is It to Monetize a Blog?

How easy is it to monetize a blog?  Hint: It's not.  Not in the slightest. Many of us spend a great deal of time blogging.  Some of us (like me) may not have much income, so monetization seems like a reasonable option.  But anyone who tells you that it's easy to monetize a blog has… Continue reading How Easy Is It to Monetize a Blog?