Count the days since new years, you Beer Bloggin’ Bastard you. At the time of writing this, it’s been 30 full days since 2011 began. The last full year before the end of the world…some from California will say.
You remember what we spoke about last time, you can read it right here -> Class Begins Now - no need to repeat my exciting self to you.
Long story short, I went on about how the generally accepted idea of “not being able to make money from Beer Bloggin” or how “one can’t really ever expect any real type of income” or “how one can’t build a brand and or business” from their efforts is well…incredibly stupid and just plain freaking wrong. Don’t argue with me, I promise you I’m right on this one. Almost a decade of internet marketing experience and a job in the field will do that to you.
It’s been a while since I last posted anything up. Actually…shit…it’s been a little over a month. Well I’m here now in the virtual “flesh” and since this is the first post after the fact, I need to bring up the question.
What have you done with your Beer Bloggin’ life since the new year started?
I could care less about the new blog widgets you installed, the new theme you’re running, new posts about new beers you’ve tried etc. Ok I do care, but that’s not really the damn point right now.
I want to know what strides you have made if any at monetizing your beer blog, beer site, beer network etc…building your brand…and creating an actual business out of your hard working passionate ways.
What is it you’ve done? Why did you do it? Did you always intend on it or was it a recent change in your perception and idea on this matter? What do you want out of all of this…as in what’s your goal?
I’m opening this up to some SERIOUS (despite my immaturity) discussion here Beerlings…and for a reason. I’m already working “behind the scenes” with a couple Beer Bloggin’ Bastards helping them turn what was always just perceived as “just a beer blog” into something that adds value into the lives of others and gives back to one’s passionate pursuit.
Remember, Damn That’s Good Beer’s direction is now focused on turning your passionate and hard work into something that gives back. So now the floor is yours to answer my questions…discuss…and ask your own questions…
…Shall we begin?