Monthly Archives: January 2009

CMF Ads – Make Money Promote Your Site

Move over Entrecard, make way for CMF Ads (Changing Marketing Forever) and make money at the same time as promoting your blog. Not only can you earn credits on CMF Ads by advertising on your blog, and use these credits to advertise on other blogs, you can buy and sell credits from CMF too: a credit costs $0.25. Member blogs are manually checked to ensure quality. How does CMF Ads work? You can see the CMF Ad slots in my sidebar – there are various combinations to choose from, ranging from one Ad spot to a 4 in one block. […] Continue Reading…

Posted in Forums, Make Money

Guide to Google Friend Connect

Google Friend Connect is my latest social networking trial – partly because other blog community sites have not been too successful in bringing readers here lately and because, as usual, I cannot resist checking out something new. Although released for trial in May last year, the beta version is now available to all. When I first started writing this article I was the lone friend of my site. As you can see by the member icons in the Friend Connect member gadget, at the top of my sidebar, this has now changed. Initial enthusiasm for new social networking activities means […] Continue Reading…

Posted in Social Networking, Tutorials

Which Social Networks Bring the Most Readers?

Google Analytics and AweStats are the programs I use when I want to look in detail at my website statistics. Woopra gives me a regular quickly accessed overview of blog stats as the program comes on my PC start up. The start of the new year seemed a good time to do some analysis on my stats and my blogging methods. I came out with some very useful information including some surprises. Hopefully this analysis will be of some use to you too, as an indication of areas that are worth concentrating efforts on. I am a member of a […] Continue Reading…

Posted in Blogging Tips, Link Building, Promotion and SEO, Social Networking

10 Reasons For Making More Money Blogging

The amount of money being made by blogging is is increasing according to the analysis I made of ProBlogger’s survey figures in yesterday’s post. Did Bloggers Make More Money in 2008? Why could this be? We are getting more knowledgeable about making money online, thanks to bloggers such as Darren Rowse and others, plus various new training programs and schemes. The huge increase in numbers of those blogging about how to earn money online makes it hard to remain totally ignorant about it. The more commonly ads are seen on blogs the more acceptable they become and yet more bloggers […] Continue Reading…

Posted in Make Money

Did Bloggers Make More Money in 2008?

Problogger has released the results of its 2008 survey on how much money bloggers make. It makes interesting viewing. Although figures were also shown for 2006 and 2007, I wanted a clearer picture of how the 3 years compared; not only to work out if there were any increases but to compare like with like – i.e. comparing those likely to answer surveys via ProBlogger from one year to the next.. The results of my comparisons can be seen below and represent the amounts earned by the survey participants in October 2006, 2007 and 2008 expressed as a percentage of […] Continue Reading…

Posted in Make Money

Happy New Year to all my Blog Readers

Did you know that you can send YouTube videos as Greetings Cards? Either choose from one of the videos suggested (mostly New Year ones at present) or browse and choose another. Add your choice of background and your greeting and recipient’s email address and  they will receive an email advising them that there is a card for them to view. Continue Reading…

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