I woke up this morning excited to be heading out to the Financial Blogger Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois to meet up with a ton of the bloggers I’ve been talking with for the past 4+ years. When PT of PTMoney.com came up with this idea a while back I thought it sounded great cause […]
As this year’s Financial Blogger Conference quickly rolls around we’ve seen a variety of posts talking about how to save on blog conference costs, including the one on this site. One of the points I briefly touched on in that post was that as a blogger you can deduct certain expenses for these conferences on […]
The most uncomfortable situation for me is that which might be easy for anyone else with a different occupation: being asked what I do for a living. Family get-togethers, social gatherings, or church services are often those places where I get asked that question. “What do you do John?” Answering The Question I used to […]
Here are some tips for bloggers on how to use Twitter, setting up your Twitter presence, as well as links to some helpful Twitter tools.
With his new webinar series launching next week, Bob Lotich of ChristiaPF.com will give a comprehensive look at how you can create your own money making blog.
One thing that I’ve been a huge proponent of on this blog is finding ways that you can create income on the side to help turbo boost your progress towards reaching your financial goals. I’ve talked about a lot of ways that I’ve used generate income to help me reach my financial goals. Among the […]
My wife and I just had our first child 2 months ago, a healthy little baby boy named Carter. Becoming a parent has been a life changing experience, and one I recommend to anyone, but it isn’t without it’s challenges. While we were preparing to have our son, we realized that we were going to […]
When you start making any kind of income for your blog, it’s important to start tracking the income and expenses so that you can pay taxes on that money. Here’s how I do it.
If you have a small business, the last thing you want to do is focus on accounting. Instead, you probably would rather focus on your work – what you love to do for a living! Accounting has been one of those business tasks that usually gets put on the back-burner. For those of us who […]
Sometimes being the owner, operator, writer and editor of a blog isn’t easy. Most of us are writing about personal finance because we have a passion for the subject. Blogging is a great way to share information to help others and provide ideas or opinions around a specific topic. But sometimes, as a weblog owner, […]
Isn’t the web an amazing thing? This blog would certainly be a different thing without the net. Because there is so much information online it is occasionally hard to know where to go for accurate financial information. Peter just finished off a fantastic series on How To Make Money With A Blog. Non-bloggers can also […]
Over the last few weeks I’ve been soliciting tips, tricks and best practices from successful bloggers – asking them what their best advice is when it comes to making money with a blog. Many of them were kind enough to respond with some great answers. So here they are! Let’s jump right in and get […]
To make money with a blog you have to find a variety of income sources for your site. Popular money makers include PPC ads, CPM ads, private ad sales, ebooks, affiliates, membership sites, premium content and more!
One of the keys to making money with a blog is creating great content. Once you do, you’ll need to optimize SEO, promote your posts via social media, commenting, guest posting and other outlets to generate traffic.