Doc Searls has a great perspective on making money
with blogs. He argues that making connections and
gaining authority on a subject is more important than
earning pennies through direct advertising.
That's been my plan from day one. Blogging will never
pay my bills. Actually, my low key Google ads don't
even cover my hosting costs. What I'm hoping for is to
build my network while I'm still studying
publishing/journalism in a way that I couldn't if I
was spending all this time in a traditional
Pros amongst us, please shake me awake if this
strategy seems stupid.
Anyway, read all of Doc's article here:
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