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January 04, 2007

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Guy A

I dont get paid from google. I paid google for the security camera advertising. but its very hard to track the trafic.

Anita Campbell

I agree with Brian: "But as much as we might admire them, Nick and Jason are not the best source of inspiration for someone without substantial resources just starting out. Neither are Mike Arrington, Arrian Huffington, Om, Malkin, etc."

A significant trend today is the entrepreneur who works at several business interests/ has several revenue streams. This trend has been chronicled and it is real (and it plays nicely into your long tail theory).

The "multiple hats entrepreneur" is a good way to describe many bloggers. They make money by running 3 or 4 blogs that each make a modest amount but together add up to something meaningful; they supervise teams of people who do ghost writing and link building for other blogs; they do consulting of one kind or another (and not just blog consulting but all kinds of serious consulting for which their blogs serve as major marketing vehicles to attract clients, as well as serving as a revenue source); they may run other online businesses that a blog is an integral distribution channel; they sell books and products through their blogs; they have several affiliate programs they earn from; etc. It is not uncommon for these entrepreneurs to have 20 or 25 revenue sources a month. To them, another revenue source is just like a big corporation adding another product line. All those small checks and PayPal payments add up every month.

I can name dozens of people who are running their business interests for which blogging is their core, and they are not the blogging darlings everyone writes about. Many of them even manage to employ other people or outsource to other entrepreneurs -- when you consider the entire food chain, it adds up to meaningful commerce.

Even big media companies have multiple revenue sources. You wouldn't just look at revenues from one advertising type with them, but look instead at the totality: their webinar businesses, their events revenues, their subscriber revenues, their book sales, their affiliate revenues, etc.

So bottom line, you can make money from blogs. But you have to look on it on a portfolio-wide basis. How much money do these bloggers make overall, not how much do they make from a single one of their blogs or a single source of revenues.

jiotn

yes, thats true Ad sence is not giving much income

take care
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hitlen

yes adsence is to small income

bye

nahar

Have you ever quit a job, then second-guessed yourself? Ever WANTED to quit a job, but could see no possible way to do it? Maybe you felt “trapped” in the job because of several reasons, like “I need the money”, or “Gotta pay the bills”… perhaps you’ve “got a family to take care of”.

How is it possible to quit one’s job and not feel guilty about it? Let’s find out :) A few years back, when I was confronted with the decision of whether or not to re-enlist (again!?) in the Navy, it was quite a quandry. I had all the thoughts mentioned above. I was in a job that I basically couldn’t stand any longer. The work itself isn’t particularly hard, unless you cound the occasional months-long time away from friends, family and any semblance of a “normal” life. I was ok with that part, because I was the one who signed up. Read more: How to quit your job and never look back?

Jeremy Waller

Ditto to nearly everyone above. Guy's blog is not well monetized. Many blogs earn a much higher eCPM.

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I make about $3000/month from Google

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