making money online

In the time since starting my first blog, I have experimented with a variety of affiliate networks in an attempt to add to my bottom line. Some of them I have written about here, such as my experience with Market Leverage or the head-to-head battle between TTZ Media and ASE Adnet. Today I’d like to […]


Being given a freehand in guest-blogging on just about any topic is a dangerous move! But I will behave nonetheless. I wanna thank Derek for this opportunity. I started blogging just over a year now (oh no I forgot it’s my own birthday!) when I thought to express my passion about parenting online, and seeing […]


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 […]


Blogging As A Business

by derek on September 24, 2008 · 41 comments

Over the last couple of days, I’ve shared a few of my experiences from BlogWorld and have been giving a good deal of thought to a particular topic that was covered at the conference – the idea of taking your blog from the stage of being a hobby and turning it into an actual business. […]


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 […]


Last week I had mentioned that I had signed up for an affiliate account with Market Leverage but that I had been denied. Shortly after publishing the post, I had received a comment from a Publisher Manager at Market Leverage, Mike, who indicated that I would be receiving a phone call shortly to discuss the […]


Denied By Market Leverage…Twice

by derek on August 20, 2008 · 29 comments

If you have spent any time surfing the blogosphere recently, you’ve likely seen a good deal of publicity surrounding the affiliate company Market Leverage. John Chow has been running a Market Leverage affiliate challenge and not too long ago Enkay reminded us that Market Leverage is where its at. Of course you also have people […]


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 […]