How To Make Money Blogging Without Tons of Page Views: My Very First Income Report


I’ve been running this blog for 3 years now. I can’t even tell you about the day I started it, (because I really don’t remember anything about it), but I vaguely remember deciding that I needed to vent or I was going to punch people in the face. So I did what I felt like doing in that moment, and logged into WordPress and created an account. I had no idea you could make money blogging.

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Why We Ought to Take Blogging A Little More Seriously

Why We Ought To Take Blogging A Little More Seriously

For some reason that I’ll never understand, a lot of people in the wonderful world of academia tend to hate bloggers.

Maybe not hate-hate, but they certainly don’t take blogs seriously.

Because apparently, if you’re not published in some fancy-pants journal, your work isn’t  important.

Makes sense, right?!

Well, no. No it doesn’t.

So in response to all the blogger-haters out there, here are a couple reasons why blogs are awesome and should be given all the credit they deserve.

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Essential Career Lessons I Learned From Mean Bloggers

Essential Career Lessons I Learned from Mean Bloggers

One of the things I love the most about blogging is that the blogosphere tends to be this lovely place of encouragement and wonderfulness. If you read something and think it’s awesome, you “like” it or your comment about how great it is. If you think it’s awful, you just go and read something else. It’s really a very uplifiting practice, writing. We share our thoughts and opinions on things that other people might care about. I personally write so that I decrease the amount of time that I spend talking to myself. People usually find this strange.

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