Complete Guide to Developing a Mobile Strategy

mobile strategy - credit:www.flickr.com/photos/williamhook/Do you have a mobile strategy?

Your mobile strategy can no longer be an after-thought.  Smartphone sales continue to grow rapidly.  There were over 300 million smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2014, up 25% from the second quarter of 2013.  With the release of iPhone 6, there is now an even more aggressive marketing push by all of the major carriers to up the ante in terms of pricing and data – all likely to increase mobile usage. [Read more…]

How Much Do Bloggers Make

How Much Do Bloggers Make - creditwww.flickr.com/photos/pagedooleyHave you ever wondered how much money bloggers really make?

You are not alone.  I wondered the same thing when I started on my online journey back in 2008.  When I tried figuring this out back then, I was totally overwhelmed.  There was so much misinformation that I couldn’t get a straight answer.  Unfortunately, the problem still exists in 2014.

I decided to tackle answering the question “How much do bloggers make” by compiling all of the available information I could find and analyzing it.  To do this, I scoured the web for bloggers who self-reported their earnings.  I looked for any available surveys that analyzed blog income.  I hunted down research that attempted to shed light on blogger’s income.  This article, which I intend to regularly update, is the result of that effort. [Read more…]

How To Make Money Blogging

How To Make Money Blogging - Credit:401kcalculator.org | CC BY-SA 2.0If you are interested in how to make money blogging, then you’ve come to the right place. Over the last 5 years I’ve experimented with countless ways of making money online – some successful, some dismal failures. Along the way I’ve learned a lot and decided to build a list of money making methods that you can use to monetize your blog. If you have experience in any of these, or know of additional methods please leave a comment!

Because this list is long. I’ve added some jump links below so that you can navigate easier:

  1. Advertising Networks
  2. Direct Ad Sales
  3. Affiliate Programs
  4. eBooks/Information Products
  5. Selling Physical Products
  6. Subscriptions/Membership
  7. Job Boards
  8. Email Marketing
  9. Lead Generation
  10. Other Ways to Monetize Your Blog

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