Want To Make More Money With Your Blog?

I've been doing very well with brands, sponsors and advertisers over the last few years. I was able to get my first Site Sponsor for my low carb blog when it was barely 2 months old. I earned $750 to write a single (short) blog post on another one of my blogs for a big name (well known) brand - which is also great credibility for my Media Kit!! I've had companies give away awesome products to my readers (giveaways bring more traffic!) - and they even paid me to do it....

Making Money With Brands & Sponsors

Bloggers & Brands

There's GOOD money to be made working with brands and sponsors, and there are SO many more options now than just the traditional (old school) online advertising models like selling banners and text links. If you are looking for a fresh source of ongoing site revenue, this is something you definitely need to look into...

The Pros and Cons of Blog Comments

Copyblogger Removes Comments

My guess is that they will indeed see a dramatic increase in natural inbound links and social media engagement. But is it worth it? AND - does this mean you should follow suit? ...

Google Takes Action Against Guest Blogging

Guest Blogging Penalty

With no warning, to set a public example (like burning a presumed witch at the stake without trial) Google completely de-indexed MyBlogGuest.com. But even MORE shocking are the statements Matt Cutts made in the aftermath of that public torching...

Blog Setup: How To Write A Blog

blog setup

FAQ on blog setup including: creating core content, pages vs posts, ideal publishing frequency, and how to write a blog that engages readers. This structure is great for setting up a new blog, but even if you have an established blog it's never too late to restructure for better usability...

Local Blogging Workshops In Your Area

blog workshops

Dan Morris is hosting blog workshops around the country (United States) and I've been watching with interest. I met up with him last week for lunch, to get the inside scoop on what he's doing and how it's going. Unlike typical industry events, these are one-day workshops for local attendees - so they require no travel expenses or major planning...

New Blog Review: Q&A with Vera

FaithAdventurist.com

Vera is setting up her her new blog, step by step. Today we'll review her new blog together, and you can follow along as I make suggestions for her to continue to set it up to be a profitable affiliate niche blog...

Free Webinar on Tuesday: Your Blog Featured?

Join us LIVE this Tuesday, August 6th for a FREE Webinar where we'll be discussing: "The Top 10 Blogging Mistakes You Want To Avoid." Tune in to make sure you're not making any of these mistakes yourself, and to learn simple ways you can improve your blog dramatically...