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The Crazy Story Behind Blogging For Money

Blogging started in 2004, how has it changed since then? How did I keep my blog going when nobody cared what I was writing about? Surviving the Site5 and the notorious Media Temple hacks! How I learned to scale WordPress on Linode. How I survived the New York Times and Yahoo Answers stealing my content and headlines, and the subsequent (unfair) Panda and Penguin penalties that decimated my business, even though all my content was 100% original. Then I explain the evolution of my video content production.

Tags: blogging, blog, hosting, WordPress, Google, plagiarism, marketing, business, freelance, video, content, linux, Media Temple, Site5, Techcrunch, Mike Arrington, Linode, Myspace, Facebook, tracking