Sunday, October 28, 2007
Here you are, reading a blog. You're staying up to date with the latest news on fitness, health, food and nutrition. Maybe you also read other blogs to check up on current events, or celebrity gossip, or sports -- but does that mean you're addicted?
You might have blogitis, which, at least according to one public relations speaker, is a real disease.
At Earn Money to Blog, we can’t disagree – especially when you add the element of monetizing your blog; the disease is taken to a whole new level. Today I will give you my top 10 signs that you have Monetized Blogitis – An addiction to earning money with your blog (of course I just made this up but humor me and play along).
10.) You have multiple blogs. One just isn’t enough is it? You need to create multiple sources of income.
9.) You are registered at any or all of the following sites: Technorati, StumbleUpon, Furl, del.icio.us, MyBlogLog, and Digg.
8.) You create a new blog post every day because Google just loves new content (and so do your users!)
7.) Firefox is your choice of browser BECAUSE you need plugins like Digg, del.io.us, and Furl to easily bookmark your new blog posts.
6.) You Check your emails for responses to your blog posts several times an hour.
5.) You have blog monitoring tools like Google Analytics and HitTail to track your visitors.
4.) You worry obsessively that your Google AdSense ads are in violation of their Terms and Services.
3.) You check your Google AdSense several times an hour to keep tabs on impressions, click-through rate, and amounts earned.
2.) You put keywords into Google several times a day to see where your page ranks.
1.) You’ve convinced your spouse to start a blog to earn money.
If you answered yes to 7 out 10 of these signs – congratulations! You have Monetized Blogitis. It’s a completely made up disease by Earn Money to Blog! Hopefully your signs of this disease increase, because so to, will the odds of earning money with your blog.