It has been almost a year since we launched BannerSnack. Our goal was to help people make their own flash banners without flash coding.
How could I monetize my blog?
This is a question many bloggers ask themselves when their “careers” reach a certain point. The truth is, it’s not easy. Except for the case your blog has a skyrocketing success and advertisers imminently hear about you… But most blogs aren’t like that. And don’t have to. Most blogs “grow” slowly and steadily and many successful ones treat a certain subject, or niche.
Jim started a little business, he’s selling dog collars, beds and treats. A friend told him to start a website, so he could sell his things online. “It’s easier to build a website than a brick and mortar store” he said.
It doesn’t scale. Search marketing can’t create more demand, let alone new needs. Therefore, if you rely only on search advertising, you’ll have to settle for a market composed by a group of people who already have the need and know how to satisfy it.
Here’s the story:
1. On August 4, Google Checkout stopped their recurrent payments, therefore your payments were not sent to us until yesterday, September 14.
A new study published few days ago by comScore shows that social networking websites account for 20% of the U.S. banner ads impressions, with MySpace and Facebook delivering together more than 80% percent of banner ads among sites in the social networking category.