Friday, August 19

Tag: blogging

Money For Nothing, Clicks For Free: Could Facebook Make Blogging Profitable?
Opinion

Money For Nothing, Clicks For Free: Could Facebook Make Blogging Profitable?

Danny Angove explores how Facebook could become a profitable blogging platform in the near future. Here’s a controversial opinion: in ten years’ time, most self-hosted blogs won’t exist. The evolution of social media sites into content-hosting platforms will, for the most part, render self-hosting unnecessary. Instead, bloggers will publish their content directly to - and have it hosted by - Facebook, Twitter, or whichever social media site they think fits them best. On the surface, this might not sound great for the majority of bloggers. What it does mean, though, is that some bloggers might actually make a bit of money from blogging. Now, it goes without saying that if a publisher chooses to publish their content on Facebook, the platform will place some adverts alongside their ...