DailyBlogTips interviews Timothy Sykes, $50k/month blogger

Filed as News on August 27, 2008 5:18 am

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Earlier this month, Daily Blog Tips interviewed Timothy Sykes, who is making more than $50,000 monthly with his blog:

You claim to have earned $45,000 from your blog last month, and that your traffic is 3 times smaller than John Chow’s one. How is that possible?

My business model is different, he’s all ad and affiliate-based, while my focus is on creating educational products through my own publishing company, BullShip Prress, LLC, namely my PennyStocking Instructional DVD that makes penny stock trading understandable and TIMalerts, a real-time trading alerts subscription service, both of which I promote endlessly through my blog.

Mind you, I tried Chow’s business model—admittedly only half-heartedly because I have problems promoting all the frauds in finance–but it didn’t work for me…so I adapted.

It’s an interesting interview to read primarily because of the discussion around the question above. Timothy’s income is less about advertising and affiliate income and more about using his blog as a method to promote his product lines – and then pocketing the much higher profits when those products are sold.

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  1. By Susan posted on August 27, 2008 at 7:22 pm
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    Very interesting read, thank you for highlighting this article. It definitely opens up what bloggers can do with their blog instead of following the “john chow” train.

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  2. By Jeremy posted on October 17, 2008 at 7:30 pm
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    Don’t listen to a word about Timothy Sykes or think about buying his crap before reading this SHOCKING and REVEALING expose!

    Most Investment Writers are just full of BULL**** by people who don’t even trade!! We expose the truth!

    http://www.timothysykesexposed.com

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  3. By Jeff Bowyer posted on November 3, 2008 at 2:31 am
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    Timothy Sykes is a hypocrite.

    After I discovered severe corruption at Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union, I wrote a fully documented message detailing the allegations, which I posted on Timothy Syke’s website.

    In a very short time, my message was deleted. When I contacted Sykes, his excuses ran the gamut from “the file size was too large” to “the message doesn’t fit the theme of our website” to “you don’t write good enough”.

    Timothy Sykes is not a prophet who exposes “manipulative forces at work in companies, the media, ANALysts, etc.” as he proclaims. Timothy Sykes is a liar who probably works *for* the manipulative forces as a facade of opposition.

    If you would like to receive a copy of my message about corruption at Eurostat that includes graphics, please contact me.

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  4. By Jeff Bowyer posted on November 3, 2008 at 2:33 am
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    In addition, please allow me to warn you about Jeremy’s comment…

    The website http://www.timothysykesexposed.com is NOT opposed to Timothy Sykes. It is just another (strange) way that Sykes markets his products. More proof that Timothy Sykes is a very deceitful person.

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