I Bought Another Blog Today!

You’d think that with 39 blogs in my portfolio, I wouldn’t need (or have time for) another blog.. But I just can’t pass up a good deal, and this one just fell in my lap!

A PR5 sports blog with decent traffic and multiple revenue streams. The best part? I feel that the site was completely undervalued, and I plan on making back my initial investment within the week. 🙂

Sports blogs are harder to monetize than your typical Make Money Online sites.. Your readers are coming to your site to find news, not click on advertisers links and make purchases. Because of this, affiliate programs don’t generally convert well.

Yardbarker is a popular option, but revenue depends on the amount of traffic you generate.. And you need some SERIOUS traffic in order to make some good money on there.

For us, we’ve found that private ads are the answer. There’s a lot of paranoia out there over Google, and their stance on “paid ads”. And rightfully so, as we’ve seen firsthand the wrath of Google when you cross them. But it’s a double-edged sword – If you try to monetize through AdSense and other “approved” methods, you just scrape by.

Advertisers themselves are becoming educated, and don’t want to advertise on a site that they feel will soon get penalized by G, as it would make their investment worthless..

Think outside the box, and give advertisers options that will still benefit them, while keeping your site “white-hat” and out of Google’s path of wrath!

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One Response to “I Bought Another Blog Today!”

  1. Germz says:

    Wow 39 blogs… good luck getting to 50.

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