Bloggers Face-Off: Darren Rowse vs. Jeremy Shoemoney
There are many interviews with famous bloggers around the Internet. After you read a couple of them, however, they start to get somewhat boring. Thinking about this problem I decided to try something more innovative and hopefully interesting, both for the interviewees and for the readers.
Bloggers Face-Off will be a weekly feature over Daily Blog Tips, where 2 famous bloggers will answer to some quick questions, and the results will be presented side by side. Apart from valuable insights the Bloggers Face-Off should also provide a nice reading for everyone.
Before introducing the interview I would like to thank both Darren Rowse from Problogger.net and Jeremy Schoemaker from Shoemoney.com, I could not imagine a better couple of bloggers to kick-off this project!
|1. How long have you been blogging?||4.5 years||1.5 years|
|2. Did you start with the purpose of making money?||No||No|
|3. How many blogs do you have or write for currently?||I write on 3 personally, have another 5 that I own that others write and help manage a network of 172 others (b5media)||1 blog|
|4. How many hours do you dedicate to them every day?||I do blogging related activities 8-10 hours a day. I actively blog 2
hours a day on average
|Less than 1|
|5. Digg or StumbleUpon?||Digg and StumbleUpon||Digg|
|6. How much do you make from your blogs monthly?||5 figures||$10,000/month from direct ads|
|7. What is your main income source?||Chitika and AdSense||My parent company, Shoemoneymedia|
|8. How many RSS feeds do you track daily?||666 – evil isn’t it!||10|
|9. Have you ever invested money in promotion?||Rarely – I’ve dabbled with AdWords but have probably spent less than
$500 on advertising in 4 or so years
|10. Would you use Black Hat SEO?||No||It depends on what your definition of is is.|
|11. If you could write a post on any blog in the world, which one
would you pick?
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211 Responses to “Bloggers Face-Off: Darren Rowse vs. Jeremy Shoemoney”
I like both guys alot, but I tend to follow Darren a bit more. His articles are awesome!!! …very informative & not too overcomplicated. Just my opinion…
Ya I like darren’s answers very much.. And I’d like to know answers for all these questions from darren again in this year 2011..
OMG!!!$10,000/month from direct ads? He is making whole lots of money from one blog.
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