25 Posts About Blogging that Will Change Your Life

leo babauta

The title of this post might seem a bit dramatic, but I believe there are some truly life-altering posts out there about blogging. These aren’t how-to posts or resource lists, which are wonderful in their own right, but passionate posts from people who are big dreamers and incredible thinkers about the very art of blogging. … [Read more]

Affiliate Marketing on Your Blog without Being a Slimey Salesman

When’s the last time you saw a blogger selling affiliate products…the right way? If you can’t remember, you aren’t alone. Nearly every day, I see bloggers promoting affiliate products in a way that makes me feel I’m on a used car lot. It’s a turn off, and it makes me trust everything they write a … [Read more]

The 12 New Media Days of Christmas 2011: 9 Vloggers Recording


During the 12 New Media Days of Christmas, we’re counting down the days until Santa comes by featuring some of the best blog posts of 2011 from awesome writers within the BlogWorld community! Skip to the end to read more posts in this holiday series and don’t forget to leave a comment if you’ve written … [Read more]

Scott Stratten Doesn’t Know Who You Are

Chris, Alli, Darren

Scott Stratten was the keynote speaker at BlogWorld 2010, and getting to meet him was definitely a cool moment for me, since I respect his work. Recently, I had a conversation with a friend of mine, and it led me to realize something important that I wanted to share with you: Scott Stratten doesn’t know … [Read more]

Toonblog: Seven harsh realities of blogging for bucks

Toonblog post: graphic notes from the Seven Harsh Realities of Blogging for Bucks panel

Saturday’s opening keynote featured Sonia Simone and Brian Clark of Copyblogger and Darren Rowse of Problogger looking at the downs and ups of blogging with an income in mind. (You can catch the full write-up from Alli here.) And here’s my take:

The Seven Harsh Realities of Blogging for Bucks

harsh realities

The Saturday opening keynote at BlogWorld Expo 2010 featured Brian Clark, Sonia Simone, and Darren Rowse to talk about the seven harsh realities of blogging for bucks. Let’s take a look at them. Harsh Reality #1: Free is not a a business model. You do have to give away free content, but you need to … [Read more]

Monetization Super Panel: Jeremy Schoemaker Shares His Strategies


In this two hour super-session, monetization experts offered the secrets of their success! Led by Jim Kukral, the speakers included Anita Campbell, Darren Rowse, Jeremy Schoemaker, and John Chow. Jeremy Schoemaker (ShoeMoney.com) provided us with details on how he began making money and grew his income to over a million dollars annually. Getting Started: Don’t … [Read more]

Darren Rowse on building community on your blog


This one’s from a great session by Darren Rowse, co-author of Problogger, looking at building community on your blog. The ideas were coming far faster than I could capture them; I’ve tried to capture the highlights here.

BlogWorld Keynotes Announced: It’s Looking Good!

Penn Jillette will be participating in the closing talk show at Blogworld.

Who are the BlogWorld keynoters this year? When are they happening and what will everyone be talking about? How will we ever top the rousing success of last year’s closing keynote talk show? Relax. The answers to these questions and more are about to be revealed. As previously announced, our opening keynote is the unMarketer … [Read more]

New Speaker, Panel & Keynote Announcements!


Are you subscribed to our newsletter? If not, you’re missing out! Over the past two weeks we’ve been announcing some speaker, panel, and keynotes for BlogWorld & New Media Expo 2010. Here’s a quick recap:   BlogWorld Keynote: The 7 Harsh Realities of Blogging for Bucks Nearly all BlogWorld attendees are interested in monetizing their … [Read more]