Five Noteworthy Links – July 2012

From time to time I come across interesting articles or websites that I think you’ll enjoy.  I save them up until I have five, and then I share them with you. Here’s today’s batch: Disclosure Policy – This website provides an easy interface that helps you write a disclosure policy for your blog.  Disclosure policies […]

What is the Secret to Making Money Online?

Recently Darren at ProBlogger posted a video about making money online.  What’s the biggest secret about making money online?  The really big secret is that there is no secret.  Love what you do.  Try and provide value to your readers.  Take a long term approach.   As someone with multiple websites that bring in advertising […]

Premium CafePress Shop

I’ve written about CafePress shops before.  They’re fairly easy to set up and it’s one way that website owners can make money online.  The CafePress interface allows you to make a wide variety of products.  There are t-shirts, greeting cards, water bottles, Thermos containers and even thongs.  Too much information?  Sorry.  The point is that […]

The Power of Social Media

Heather Armstrong’s blog dooce.com is very popular.  How popular is it?  In 2008 ABC estimated that Heather earned over $40,000 per month from her blog.  Per month! She has over 1,500,000 Twitter followers!   That much social media pull can be very useful.  Very useful indeed,  if you have a brand new washing machine that doesn’t […]