3 Emerging Blog Content Monetization Strategies Worth a Look

Posted on Jul 31, 2013
By Rhonda Hurwitz

In previous blog posts, we've explored some of the more traditional blog monetization strategies, such as advertising and affiliate marketing. Blog communities like ProBlogger are full of great content monetization ideas and strategies for bloggers.

But what if the goal of your blog is not to become an internet marketer in the classic sense?

What if your true power is in WRITING about a topic, not for the purpose of selling products to others who share your interest, but simply to share your passion and ideas with a like-minded audience, or report on a current event?

You also deserve for your content to be discovered and shared, and yes … monetized. Here are some strategies you may not have considered.

Interactive copyright symbol: The 21st century monetization tool for content creators

Posted on Jul 25, 2013
By Ellie Becker

It’s more difficult than ever for musicians, photographers, writers and other content creators to thrive in our online economy. 

That’s because a culture of “free” has taken root, depriving the creative class of the fruits of its labors.

The traditional copyright symbol may put users on notice, but hasn’t really offered protection for online content, which is so easily copied and reused.

Plus, it does nothing to express to the world the unique value of a piece of content beyond asserting a creator’s rights in the work.

How to make your blog content theft-worthy

Posted on Jun 30, 2013
By Ellie Becker

We’re going to clear up the title of this post right off the bat. It’s meant to be tongue-in-cheek, of course.

A company devoted to promoting respectful use of copyrighted content and protecting digital content from piracy certainly isn’t going to advocate for content theft.

However, since it’s usually the best written, most useful content that gets stolen – or licensed and syndicated for that matter – we thought we’d devote a post to what makes for a good blog read.

And we can help you prevent or deal with any pirates who turn up.

Here are a few tips.