Would You Pay to Read Someone’s Tweets?

Would you pay to read someone’s tweets? For some time now, enterprising individuals have been trying to find the holy grail of Twitter monetization. Some have been blatantly spamming advertisements through @replies. Some have indirectly monetized their Twitter accounts by using it as a viral marketing tool. Still, others have created Twitter clients that are […]

Passion versus Pay versus Profile: Blogging deal or no deal?

You’ve a finite amount of time to write, you have to pay the bills, but perhaps you don’t love the subject as much as you used to. How do you know when it’s the right time to leave a project? This post is primarily targeted at bloggers who have one or more regular, paid writing […]

Blogging revenue: are you seeing recovery?

Many online publishers have seen a downturn in revenue over the past couple of quarters, with some niches more badly hit than others. Advertisers are either scarcer, or they’re not paying as much for advertising space. Yet I’m noticing that some “set and forget” advertising models (such as Google AdSense and Chitika’s Premium ads) are […]

Need Your Help Monetizing A Site

Performancing.com has been around for at least five years now. In that time span, many bloggers from all walks of life have shared their tips, tricks, and techniques. Based on what I’ve seen while writing for Performancing, many of you are either monetizing websites or are wanting to do so. I find myself in a […]

Monetizing Isn’t Getting Any Easier

Darren Rowse of Problogger has published the results of his two month long poll asking his readers how much income they make by blogging. You can view his post to check out the results but here is something that stuck out to me: So to this point we can say 70% of those who make […]

Monetization Makeover: Tom Keating’s VoIP Blog

Welcome to the second edition of Monetization Makeover. In this series, I review the monetization of different blogs, in terms of both strategy and ad placement, and make suggestions for improving profits. Today’s lucky blog: Tom Keating’s VoIP and Gadget Blog. Optimized correctly, a blog like this can make bank. In Monetization Makeover Part 1 […]

Monetization Through Twitter

Many people still believe that using Twitter is a waste of time. Perhaps those notions will change now that a company has come along offering to pay you for using their service to shrink URLs. Introducing Adjix. Adjix is a brand new company that is both an ad network and a service which pays people […]

Monetize Your Archives With WhyDoWork Adsense Plugin

Currently within the hive, there is an ongoing conversation taking place with regards to the must have WordPress plugins. Although everyone seems to have a different answer to this question, a number of Hive members are using a plugin called WhyDoWork. I decided to give it a try myself to figured out why it is, […]