How Much Money Can (REALLY) be Made From Blogging?
A good question. According to a report from the Christian Science Monitor:
A little more than $1 billion, or one-fourth of all advertising online, went to Google’s AdSense program in the third quarter of 2006. Of that, Google shared $780 million with those running AdSense. Approximately 3 million blogs now use AdSense, according to the blog-tracking site Technorati.What isn’t known is how that $780 million was distributed over those roughly 3 million blogs. But anecdotal evidence suggests that there’s a majority making nothing, a sizable minority bringing in at least $100 a month, and a few making serious money.
Apparently the report also cites a problogger.net survey that reported: