Wednesday, May 11, 2005

The ads are up and the money is, well?

The program is called ADSENSE, a part of Google and after six months of blogging, I've decided to dip my toe in that water. It's simple to do, just go to
  • Google Ad Sense
  • where you get walked through the process.

    How much money do you make? Probably pretty pathetic, but you can start talking to your writing buddies about 'revenue streams, page impressions versus click-thrus' and all kinds of nonsensical crap that has very little to do with writing.

    Here's a site I discovered that has almost up-to-date information about other web money-making outfits (through having ads where you have your writing).

  • Make Some Money

  • I haven't explored it fully, but if anyone suddenly starts getting checks from these other sources, PLEASE email me and I'll post it.

    TODAY'S OP-ED IDEA - In San Francisco, a law prohibiting 'prejudicial language' has been passed. Jaysus. They say it will not interfere with anyone's first amendment rights. Well, we know that's not true. But as an OP-ED, it has great possibilities. It can be tied in to the speech codes universities have instituted (and generally regretted after the lawsuits were filed.

    Here's the story:
  • SF Gate story