blogging, Travel, Making Money etc.

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blogging, Travel, Making Money etc.

  1. 1. Blogging and Social Media for Profit and Fun Preetam Rai (preetam@me.com)
  2. 2. WHAT DO I DO?
  3. 3. STUDYING HOW PEOPLE USE TECHNOLOGY IN THEIR EVERYDAY LIFE
  4. 4. PHNOM PENH BUDAPEST HELP ORGANIZE AND SPEAK AT TECH AND LEARNING EVENTS JAKARTA
  5. 5. COMMUNITY BUILDING
  6. 6. CRASH BARCAMPS (COMMUNITY UNCONFERENCES)
  7. 7. HELP TEACHERS AND STUDENTS USE TECHNOLOGY IN LEARNING
  8. 8. AND TRAVEL..
  9. 9. LAO PDR
  10. 10. WESTERN CHINA
  11. 11. SLOVAKIA
  12. 12. TURKEY
  13. 13. KOREA
  14. 14. SOUTHERN CHINA
  15. 15. HOW BLOGGING AND BLOG READING HELPED ME?
  16. 16. I STARTED COMMENTING ON LOCAL BLOGS TO MEET PEOPLE IN COUNTRY I AM TRAVELING TO THATS THE BEST WAY TO FIGURE OUT WHAT IS THE BUZZ IN THE CITY ENDED UP MEETING LOTS OF INTERESTING PEOPLE, FREE DINNERS AND FREE STAYS
  17. 17. ON MY BLOG, I WAS WRITING ABOUT BLOGGING, ABOUT MY TRAVELS, GADGETS, EVENTS AND FINDINGS
  18. 18. A POST ON THE HUALAMPHONG STATION IN BANGKOK
  19. 19. PEOPLE STARTING COMMENTING AND SOME OF THEM BECAME GOOD FRIENDS OU, GOOD FRIEND IN THAILAND FOR LAST FOUR YEARS
  20. 20. HERE A POST ABOUT LAO PDR
  21. 21. AND A COMMENT FROM A PERSON DOING VERY INTERESTING WORK IN LAO
  22. 22. I USED TO BLOG MY NOTES AND TUTORIALS
  23. 23. AND THAT GOT MY ARTICLES ON PRINT, SPEAKING ASSIGNMENTS
  24. 24. I WAS BLOGGING FOR FUN
  25. 25. AND IT GOT ME LOTS OF NETWORKING AND SOME $S
  26. 26. HOW TO MAKE MONEY FROM YOUR BLOGS IN A MORE DIRECT WAY?
  27. 27. THIS BLOGGER MAKES DECENT MONEY FROM ADSENSE
  28. 28. BUT NOT ALL OF US CAN BE THIS SUCCESSFULL WHAT IS THE KEY TO SUCCEEDING WITH ADS ON BLOGS KNOW YOUR AUDIENCE CONTENT CONSISTENCY FREQUENCY- POST OFTEN
  29. 29. FIND OUT WHO IS VISITING YOU
  30. 30. TREND WATCHING AND WHO ELSE IS BLOGGING ABOUT WHAT YOU WANT TO BLOG ABOUT
  31. 31. MORE TREND WATCHING
  32. 32. IN MY OPINION THESE TOPICS WORK IN SINGAPORE, MALAYSIA CONTEXT TECHNOLOGY (NETBOOKS) PSP, DS, XBOX ETC. FASHION TRAVEL (NEARBY PLACES) INDUSTRY SPECIFIC (MARINE) HEALTH AND FITNESS AND FOOD
  33. 33. DIRECT SELLING ON YOUR BLOG
  34. 34. REGIONAL BLOG AD NETWORKS
  35. 35. AFFILIATE NETWORKS
  36. 36. LONG TERM - COMING BACK TO NETWORKING AND PROBABLY EVEN MORE $$$$$$$$$$$$$
  37. 37. OTHER OPPORTUNITIES - AGGREGATION, PODCASTING,YOUTUBE
  38. 38. THERE IS VALUE IN AGGREGATING BLOGS THAT TALK ABOUT A PARTICULAR NICE. PEOPLE DON’T HAVE TIME TO READ 100S OF BLOGS. SO IF YOU CAN PROVIDE SAY ONE PAGE THAT LISTS LATEST POSTS FROM TRAVEL BLOGGERS IN SINGAPORE, THAT PAGE WILL SEE MANY HITS
  39. 39. CREATE VIDEO TUTORIALS FOR GADGETS, HELP COMPANIES TALK ABOUT THEIR PRODUCTS ON YOUTUBE. YOU KNOW YOUTUBE, YOU KNOW THE AUDIENCE. YOU KNOW THE TOOLS TO MAKE A VIDEO
  40. 40. WE’RE DONE. QUESTIONS, SUGGESTIONS, TIPS EMAIL ME AT PREETAM@ME.COM

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