How To Monetize Your Blog (Part 1)

Posted on May 12, 2013
By Rhonda Hurwitz

Blogging takes incredible discipline and hard work.

Leading blogger Chris Brogan (@chrisbrogan on twitter) famously wrote that it took him eight years to get his first 100 subscribers!

Learning how to connect with readers, and attract a following may be the hardest part. But sooner or later, if you stick with it, you’ll find where your voice and audience intersect.

Once you do, another challenge appears on the blogging horizon:

... creating a profitable online business model for your blog.

Monetize Content: What Online Publishers Can Learn From iTunes

Posted on Jun 21, 2012
By Dan Sauerhaft

Let's take a look at the success of iTunes -- one of the most successful business models of our age -- and tease out some lessons for online publishers.

How Does iTunes Monetize Content?

iTunes is such a great way to get music.

It’s instant, it’s easy, it’s economical, and the licensed music retains its high fidelity. It’s a great business model, serving both music creators and consumers.

But … did you ever buy from iTunes a song you never heard before?