Blogging for Online Income

Traffic Report :: May 2007

By | June 2nd, 2007|Categories: Traffic Reports|

Genius Types received 34,865 page views in May. Not counting StumbleUpon traffic, unique visitors to Genius Types increased from 8,286 in April to 10,463 in May, a 26% increase. Since April traffic included an unusually high number of StumbleUpon referrals (8,616); overall traffic actually decreased. I added a whopping 140 feedburner subscribers over the month [...]

Blog Income Report :: April 2007

By | May 11th, 2007|Categories: Income Reports|

Income produced on Genius Types jumped by over 50% in April! Total earnings rose to $152.53. The compound monthly growth rate of income earned on over the last three months is sitting at 34%. If it continues to grow at that rate, Genius Types will earn over $3800 in April of 2008. Six Months [...]

Top Stumbles :: Car Pinball

By | May 4th, 2007|Categories: Link Soup|

Here are my favorite stumbles over the last few weeks. I like to stumble sites reccommended by my network of friends, so be sure to add me to your friend network. Car Pinball in Portland :: This is an insane video of a bunch of cars bouncing off of each other on the icy roads [...]

Traffic Report :: April 2007

By | May 3rd, 2007|Categories: Traffic Reports|

Traffic increased nicely last month from 10,314 unique visitors in March to 16,902 in April. The compound monthly growth rate (rolling average over the last 3 months) is holding strong at 46%. The statistic I'm most proud of is the growth in Feedburner feed subscriptions. Genius Types gained 90 subscribers over the month, averaging about [...]

Should You Specialize or Generalize Your Blog?

By | April 30th, 2007|Categories: Blogging|

Conventional wisdom in the blogosphere says to pick a theme for your blog and stick with it. For bloggers with more than one interest, this usually means operating multiple blogs. Proponents of this theory say that too many topics will confuse your readers. As usual, I hold the contrarian view on this topic. I think [...]

Link Soup :: I Love StumbleUpon

By | April 20th, 2007|Categories: Link Soup|

The more I know about StumbleUpon, the more there is to love. I first discovered it on February 15th, 2006, when I got a sudden spike of 250 visits to an article I had written a month before, What Europeans and Americans Can Learn From Each Other When I checked Google Analytics, I realized that [...]

Passive Income Report :: March 2007

By | April 17th, 2007|Categories: Income Reports|

I started to get serious about passive income a couple of years ago when I was introduced to the game Cashflow 101. I played the game over and over until I internalized a new way of looking at creating income. To this day, it's my favorite board game and some of the best money I've [...]

Blog Income Report :: March 2007

By | April 10th, 2007|Categories: Affiliate Programs, Income Reports|

Monetization of Genius Types is right on schedule. I'm happy with the amount of money I'm earning and especially the growth rate. The compound monthly growth rate of income earned on in 2007 is 24%. If it continues to grow at this rate, Genius Types will earn over $1000 in March 2008. Six Months [...]

Link Soup :: Help Steven Aitchison Become a Pro-Blogger

By | April 6th, 2007|Categories: Link Soup|

Link Soup is your rundown of what's hot in the blogosphere. This week's theme is bloggers shooting for the stars. Steven's Going For It! Steven Aitchison of Change Your Thoughts has written an e-book with the goal of selling 20,000 copies at £4.99 a piece in order to pay off his mortgage. If he does [...]

Clean Up Links to Increase Page Rank

By | April 5th, 2007|Categories: Blogging|

Broken links can be silently killing your page rank if you're not careful. It's easier than you think to "dirty-up" your site with broken links. Search engines see bad links as a sign of unreliability and penalize your page rank for it. If you are a blogger who constantly adds inter-site references within your posts [...]