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Earning from blogging 2011 by EJ Arboleda


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Earning from blogging 2011 by EJ Arboleda

  1. 1. Earning from Blogging<br />By EJ Arboleda<br /><br /><br /><br />
  2. 2. Top Blogs<br />TechCrunch<br />Michael Arrington<br />40 yo<br />$8,000,000/month<br />
  3. 3. Top Blogs<br />Mashable<br />Pete Cashmore<br />26 yo<br />$6,000,000/month<br />
  4. 4. Top Blogs<br />Perez Hilton<br />Mario Lavandeira<br />Age: Unknown<br />$2,000,000/month<br />
  5. 5. Blogging<br />Where to Start<br />
  6. 6. Money in Blogging<br />There are different ways to earn money:<br />Direct:<br />Advertisements<br />Sponsors<br />Indirect:<br />As the subject matter expert<br />Blog for someone else!<br />Corporate Blogger<br />Consultancy<br />Internet Marketers, Online PR, etc<br />
  7. 7. Money In Blogging<br />
  8. 8. Money in Blogging<br /><ul><li>According to Technorati’s State of the Blogosphere Report for 2010:
  9. 9. 64% of bloggers report no income (vs 72% last year)
  10. 10. 18% of bloggers reported non-salary income
  11. 11. Mean: $9,985 (2008: $6,000)
  12. 12. Corporate bloggers: $17,101
  13. 13. Technorati is an Internet search engine for searching blogs.
  14. 14. By June 2008, Technorati was indexing 112.8 million blogs and over 250 million pieces of tagged social media.
  15. 15.</li></li></ul><li>Minimum Annual Wages (USA)<br />
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  17. 17. Know Your Market<br />Who will read your blog? Who will watch your videos?<br />Technical: SEO<br />What search terms will send readers to you?<br />How will people find you?<br />Demographics versus Psychographics<br />
  18. 18. Build your Brand<br /><ul><li>You will not earn immediately!!!
  19. 19. Build your content
  20. 20. Be perceived as the expert
  21. 21. Ride on your own fame or notoriety (if applicable)
  22. 22. Mohan Gumatay
  23. 23. Perez Hilton
  24. 24. Build a community
  25. 25. Activity:
  26. 26. Advocacy: Batang Baler
  27. 27. Investment Time > Investment Money</li></li></ul><li>Market Market Market!!!<br />You have content, now what?<br />If you want to earn DIRECTly from blogging, the more people reading your blog, the bigger your revenue<br />An indicator of effectiveness for corporate sponsorships<br />If you want to earn INDIRECTly from blogging, the more people reading your blog, the more you’re perceived as the subject matter expert<br />Events<br />Tie-ups (other people riding your fame)<br />Etc<br />
  28. 28. TRENDS<br />
  29. 29. The Trends of 2010: Mombloggers<br />54% of MomBloggers have been approached by Brands<br />Vs 33% of all Bloggers<br />
  30. 30. The Trends of 2010: Mombloggers<br />Moms believe that blogs have had the greatest impact on 2 things:<br />Politics (same as all others surveyed)<br />Parenting<br />
  31. 31. The Edelman Trust Barometer<br />
  32. 32. The Edelman Trust Barometer<br />Where do you generally go first for news about a company? Then where do you go?<br />
  33. 33. The Edelman Trust Barometer<br />54% of respondents trust Media <br />(right above financial institutions, post fin crisis)<br />
  34. 34. Hits & Misses<br />3 of the Top 5 “most linked to” posts are about Apple’s iPhone or iPad<br />Most read about topic on blogs:<br />Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill<br />Haiti Earthquake<br />Wikileaks<br />
  35. 35. The Future<br />Blogging will have the greatest impact on Politics, Technology, and Business<br />1 in 4 bloggers (25%) add content from a mobile device<br />39% of these people said that this has changed their blogging style<br />More short and more spontaneous posts<br />Using more photos to make their blog more appealing to mobile users<br />
  36. 36. Questions?<br />EJ Arboleda<br />Technical Director<br /> /<br />Manila Blogs Family<br />Email:<br />Twitter: @ejarbo / @manilareviews<br />