Ad Placement Tips and Examples

The usual process for a blogger placing ads on their site goes something like this:

Start your blog.
At some point, put up ads (your own products, affiliate items, an ad network such as Google AdSense, text link ads or direct banner sales).
Watch and wonder why the ads aren’t making you any money.

If you’re looking to make money off your football blog, knowing where to place your ads (and which placements work best for each type of ad) is crucial. Instead of […]

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8 Tips For Aspiring Football Journalists

So…you want to be a football journalist? You want press access to all the matches and press conferences, one-on-one interviews with the football stars, dining with the biggest names in the game?

There’s good news, and there’s bad news.

The bad news is that your chances of ‘making it’ as an averagely-successful journo working for a top-of-the-line newspaper are less than 1 in 10,000. And your chances of being a really, really, REALLY successful journalist and ‘living the life’ (which usually […]

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