The Latest in Moneymaking News

A few things worth noting in the Make Money Online blogosphere. Some may be news to you, others you may have seen floating around already. First up, there is Entrecard, which is a new online initiative launched by Graham Langdon (creator of the Million Dollar Wiki).

In a nutshell, this is what Entrecard is:

"Entrecard is your business card 2.0. It's a 125x125 image which represents you and your blog. Its part advertisement, part business card. It comes with a widget you place on your blog, so that others can leave their Entrecard for you. You can also use Entrecard to promote your blog and launch free advertising campaigns."

The other big news this past week was that Google is changing how they pay for clicks. Google used to have it where a website viewer could click anywhere within the ad block and you the publisher would be paid. They now have switched it to website viewers must click on the ad title or URL link. This may not be the same for all size formats, but it could impact earnings for many publishers.

If you aren't aware of Contest Blogger, give it a look over and subscribe. The blog regularly presents all sorts of blog and website contests you can enter for great prizes. The most recent example is a $100 giveaway for a "Love Contest". All you need to do is link to the contest sponsor Romance Tracker with the text love. And it's for the love of money.

Also, congratulations are in order for BloggingZoom. It's a great new tool similar to Digg, but for those of us in the blogosphere. It recently zoomed into the 100,000 level for Alexa rank, which indicates the site is getting a heavy dose of traffic. Highly recommended for all bloggers, Zoom a blog article or two, it just might increase traffic and return visitors to your site!

Finally I'd like to make a bit of a plea to the owner/host of 45n5.com's "Top 100" Moneymaking blog list. The top 3 are Problogger, Shoemoney and John Chow, as expected. After the top 100, are the "up and comers" of the make money online blogging world. Monetizer has emailed a few times now asking politely to be included on the "up and coming list". Monetizer believes this blog qualifies for the top 234 listed there, so if you're reading 45n5 owner, hook me up!

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