Additions To Our Family

investing in domain namesOne of the most difficult and frustrating aspects of beginning a blog is finding an audience. Unless you actively seek others to trade links with, comment on ones that are popular and put a lot of effort into promoting what you’re writing, you just aren’t going to get a lot of readers and it’s always a lot more fun to write when there are people at least reading what you are putting down. This is a reason that so many who write end up quiting before the first year is up. So what happens when these are abandoned?

Most are simply left there never to be updated again. There are a few, however, that get deleted by their owners for whatever reason and these then become available

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6 Responses to Additions To Our Family

  1. sean says:

    $50 should be an absolute piece o’ cake. The Bored Investor & Our Balance Sheet probably need a little more content to satisfy potential bidders – at least, I’d want a more in place – but just throwing on some Text Link Ads should handily yield you more than that on each of the PR4s, & definitely from the PR5, with almost no effort outside of listing them and putting a few lines of code into their template.

    Good pickups, btw – I never even considered looking at deleted blogspot sites…

  2. Elena says:

    I just wanted you guys to know that since I found your blog, I’ve been reading it on bloglines. Once in a while I click on through. I find your advice helpful and encouraging. I’m just a mom with six kids, lots of debt since my husband became self-employed, but we’re hoping we’re nearing the of the pain and will be seeing some gain shortly! I find lots of your ideas helpful!

  3. pfadvice says:

    $50 should be an absolute piece o’ cake. The Bored Investor & Our Balance Sheet probably need a little more content to satisfy potential bidders – at least, I’d want a more in place – but just throwing on some Text Link Ads should handily yield you more than that on each of the PR4s, & definitely from the PR5, with almost no effort outside of listing them and putting a few lines of code into their template.

    Have you really had decent success with text links ads? I’ve only submitted a few of our sites, but they pay so much less than linkworth does plus take a bigger percentage that I can’t even get myself to try them. I may have to try again and see if their pricing has improved…

  4. samh_ says:

    These all seem like good purchases. I hope you find the resources to keep them up.

  5. sean says:

    Have you really had decent success with text links ads? I’ve only submitted a few of our sites, but they pay so much less than linkworth does plus take a bigger percentage that I can’t even get myself to try them. I may have to try again and see if their pricing has improvedů

    TLA have worked great for me. I run them on a few sites, and have had nothing but luck getting every slot I’ve offer filled in no time. Sure, the amount per link probably isn’t phenomenal (but then, none of my sites are particularly busy, so they probably aren’t worth a heck of a lot), but it took me all of 5 minutes to figure out how to incorporate into my sites and maybe another 5 to write up my listing. Some links in an empty space on a few of my sites are certainly worth a couple hundred a month, to me anyway.

    Linksworth, on the other hand, I haven’t sold a thing on. Either that, or I just can’t figure out what the heck’s going on on their site – they really need a UI guy in there!

  6. pfadvice says:

    Can’t use text Link Ads on blogspot blogs :(

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