Is Blogging Still Worth It?

A decade or so ago, Blogging was the hot thing to do. We all heard stories of stay-at-home moms, college kids, and unemployed middle-aged guys starting a blog about something like parenting, cooking, or fitness, who ended up creating a small digital empire. Best-selling book included. These days, however, you might find yourself thinking that […]

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How to Choose an Affiliate Network

Note: This is a guest post. If you are interested in guest blogging, please get it in touch. If you’re looking for ways to make money from your blog, you should consider affiliate marketing. In a nutshell, affiliate marketing allows online publishers to earn commissions by referring customers to a merchant. The way affiliate marketing […]

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Don’t Count on Ads

Dr. Dobbs is an iconic publication for programmers. Yesterday they announced that they’d be shutting down after 38 years of operation. Despite its growing audience, the site has failed to monetize those eyeballs to a degree that satisfies their parent company. Sadness aside, what’s remarkable here is that their number of page views grew while […]

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6 Reasons Why the Amazon Associates Affiliate Program Is Highly Underrated

It is natural for bloggers who start to gather a following to consider revenue opportunities to reward their time and effort. Google AdSense is a popular option for its plug and play nature. Sadly, it tends to be a disappointing source of income for most bloggers. The average RPM (revenue per thousand impressions of an […]

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Why Every Professional Should Consider Blogging

I often argue that professionals should share their knowledge online via blogging. The catch is that virtually anything worthwhile in life takes time and effort, and blogging is not an exception to this statement. So before committing your energy to such an endeavor, you may rightfully stop and wonder what’s in it for you. Is […]

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