Tag: revenue

  • Getting serious about hyperlocal, part 3: Money, money, money!

    Parts 2 and 3 of this series covered legal issues and journalism. Now I’m going to cover that big elephant in the room: money. Much (most, all?) of the hyperlocal efforts at the moment are voluntary, passion-driven projects. Many I’m sure cost only time; it’s easy enough to run a site on WordPress.com for free […]

  • £72.50/mth ain’t bad for The Lichfield Blog

    What started as ‘suck it and see’ exercise is now generating over £70 in ad revenue each month for The Lichfield Blog. With 7 out of 8 ad spots now taken up on the blog I’m wondering whether there is some money to be made here… We’ve made very little effort to actually tell people […]