Content Farming 101: Making Money with Content Farms

This is the second of a three-part series about so-called “content farm” websites, an alternative to blogging.  Part one provided an overview of content farms and the pros and cons of writing for these websites.  If you missed it, make sure you check it out!  In today’s installment, we are looking at the different ways you can make money with content farms. By... read more

Content Farming 101: What Are Content Farms?

This is the first installment in a three-part series about content farms: what they are, how they work, and the differences between the various sites. When I made my first foray into getting paid to write on the internet, it wasn’t with a monetized blog.  I actually got started in early 2009 by writing at eHow, one of  many sites that fall under the umbrella of “content... read more

Help! Someone Stole My Blog Post!

Maybe you got a suspicious pingback on a blog post.  Maybe something fishy turned up in your Google Alerts.  Maybe someone else stumbled across it and brought it to your attention.  No matter how you discover it, having your blog posts stolen can leave you feeling angry and violated.  Luckily, there are a few things you can do. Is it really that bad to have my posts stolen? As... read more