Selling Out On Your Blog?

Most bloggers start out without the slightest thought of making a healthy profit through their blogs. Sometimes, the old timers are not only disdainful of the practice of monetization, a lot of times, they’re even unaware of the various ways you can make money by simply keeping a well-updated online journal. Needless to say, it […]

You Are A Brand (Part 2 of 2)

In the first part, we tackled the finer points of consumer behavior in the blog perspective. For this installment, we shall be discussing the traits that most readers look for in blogs. Different kinds of blogs will obviously attract and cater to different types of readers so it is important that a blogger is sensitive […]

You Are A Brand (Part 1 of 2)

If you’re a blogger whose main objective is to achieve a certain level of popularity and celebrity status, it is imperative that you view yourself (and your blog) as a brand. Just like in any field, clients and customers will go to the institutions and venues that would cater to their needs. This will be […]

Learn How To Link (and Trackback)

Whether you call it the Internet, the Net, the World Wide Web, the Web, CyberSpace, or even the Intarwebs, one thing is clear: this place is composed of several different websites connected through hyperlinks. Without links, we won’t be able to move from one website to another. Since blogging is a subset of the online […]

Copyrights, Trademarks, and Patents

I love it when news like this gets the front page every now and then; it encourages people to look further into the story and its repercussions in their own goings-on. In the bloggers’ case, this means understanding what a copyright, a trademark, or a patent can do for your write-ups and original images, audio […]

When Not to Blog, Part 2

Yesterday, we discussed the first part of When Not to Blog. Let’s wrap it up here. Sponsored reviews Writing about sponsored reviews (or advertisements) on one’s blog is already a tricky issue being debated over on the Net, and I’ll not be taking sides here. If you do decide to write sponsored reviews, don’t immediately […]