Lately we have had a fair amount of discussion surrounding affiliate marketing and how we can leverage affiliate links to increase our bottom line. During all of this conversation, we’ve even been fortunate enough to receive a few comments from top affiliate marketers such as the one and only “ghetto affiliate” and Garry “He Called […]


Shortly before the holidays, you likely noticed a healthy dose of controversy regarding sponsored posts that a handful of prominent bloggers published. The posts were sponsored by Kmart and were opportunities made available as part of the SocialSpark service. Personally, I don’t have an issue with these people – or anyone else – writing sponsored […]


Blogging For Money :: November 2008

by derek on December 3, 2008 · 33 comments

For the first time since starting these Blogging For Money updates, I failed to provide an overview last month. As much as I’d like to blame it on the craziness of returning from a family vacation and then getting caught up in the holidays, I just kept putting it off and lo and behold it […]


One of the focal points of this blog is discussing the effort to make money with your blog, which as many of you know includes testing new tools that have the potential to bring in revenue. Not too long ago, one of the tools that we looked at was the PerformancingAds Network. Since introducing this […]


Blogging For Money :: September 2008

by derek on October 8, 2008 · 34 comments

During the Blogging For Money update last month, I commented that my recent financial performance had been a bit like a yo-yo, up one month and down the next. Since last month had been down, one would expect that this month was up. And it was up – to the tune of my 2nd best […]


The following scenario is one that many bloggers have experienced… You’ve registered your domain, installed WordPress, and you’re writing great content. The number of visitors continues to climb and you’re thinking about how nice it would be to have people advertising on your site. Then it happens! You receive an email from someone that is […]


Blogging For Money :: August 2008

by derek on September 9, 2008 · 28 comments

Two steps forward, one step backward. That is how I have felt lately when it comes to my efforts to blog for money. After the progress that had been made last month, I have had a small step backward in the month of August. While the total numbers may have decreased, there were some encouraging […]


Blogging For Money – July 2008

by derek on August 13, 2008 · 20 comments

Ask anyone that has attempted to earn money from blogging and they will tell you that it requires a lot of hard work. There will be plenty of ups and downs along the way and nobody is immune to them, which is why it is important to stay consistent and give your best effort at […]


Just last week we had talked about the recently launched PerformancingAds ad network and how you could leverage this network to make more money. Now that I have been using the network for a little over a week, I thought that it would be worthwhile to share an update as I have had an opportunity […]


Chances are that you have seen the news of the Performancing Ads Network spreading throughout the blogosphere over the last few days. What is all of the excitement about? Well, much of the excitement about the launch of the Performancing Ads Network is due to the fact that this gives all blogs the opportunity to […]