Confessions of a Professional Blogger – Book Review

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If you're a regular reader of personal finance sites you've undoubtedly come across the name Miranda Marquit.  Miranda is one of the most prolific financial writers in the blogosphere and her work can be found on many of the biggest and best personal finance blogs.  She's also good people...I've had the opportunity to chat with her in email and on Skype and I'm an excellent … [Read more...]

What Batman Taught Me About Blogging

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Batman has always been my favorite superhero. Don’t get me wrong…Spiderman and Superman are cool and all, but they pale in comparison to the ultimate crime-fighter…Batman. Do you know why I love Batman? Because he’s just like you and me. Sure he’s got lots of money and cool gadgets…but underneath the mask he’s just a guy. He can’t fly. He can’t see through walls. He can’t … [Read more...]

Benefits of Blogging – Are You Taking Advantage of These?

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Unless you're Pat Flynn of The Smart Passive Income Blog or Darren Rowse of Pro Blogger, blogging can seem like a poor financial move.  After all, you spend hours a week blogging and interacting with your fans on social media, and yet money can be very slow coming.  It's not unusual for some people to blog for a year or more before they make any money at all.  Yet, most of us … [Read more...]

Creating Business Relationships as a Blogger

There's no doubt that starting a blog just to make money is a losing proposition.  However, if you start a blog because you love to write and want to help people, you may be able to make some money from the blog. . .eventually. Most bloggers spend at least several months, if not more, before they make ANY money from their blog.  They're lucky if they even make enough to … [Read more...]