I just came back from the Northern Voice conference in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, and on the first day I held a session about being a full time blogger. Amazingly, three dozen people showed up to listen, and had many questions about getting involved with a blog network, or making it to a full time income on their own.
With so many resources in the blogosphere, I thought that everyone knew everything they needed to know.
For learning about blogging, we have Problogger.net, for finding a blog related job, we have Freelance Writing Jobs, and for learning monetization, we have John Chow, so why were there so many questions?
It seems that misinformation is one of the biggest issues, as well as feeling like probloggers are holding back the best secrets for themselves. Bloggers also seemed confused over the different advertising programs, and the business model surrounding bloggers and blog networks.
I really enjoyed talking at the Northern Voice conference, and felt like my session was well received. I tried to answer every question I could, and I hope to recount some of what I said on the Blog Herald as I have time.
If you are a blogger looking to go full time, either through your own blogs, or thanks to a blog network, what are your biggest questions?
Author: David Peralty
A Canadian problogger for over two years, David shares his insights from working on over 5000 posts. Currently employed as the Head of Marketing for Splashpress Media. Check out his personal blog at DavidCubed.com and his blog about his experiences at eXtra for Every Publisher.