Building a Web Media Empire on a Daily Dose of Fresh Links

Filed as News on November 17, 2003 4:17 pm

by Duncan

Ever the media tart, Nick Denton’s new porn blogging enterprise Fleshbot has made the pages of the New York Times. Whilst we do not always agree with some of Nicks methods and content, the guy deserves credit for making money from blogging and creating more publicity than any other blogger online.
Building a Web Media Empire on a Daily Dose of Fresh Links | New York Times
Mr. Denton, a British entrepreneur and self-styled “play magazine editor,” is trying to turn blogging – once only the province of hobbyists – into a profitable, ad-supported business. But Gawker Media is not exactly gushing cash just yet.
Mr. Denton says his blogs, which also include a gadget site called Gizmodo, “are businesses with, at least for the moment, the turnover of a lemonade stand.” He says each site brings in several thousand dollars a month in revenue.

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