Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Blogs to Riches - The Haves and Have-Nots of the Blogging Boom -- New York Magazine

"“You gotta have something posted before people get to work,” he explains, “because my audience is people who hate their jobs.”"

David Hauslaib has a celeb gossip site called Jossip. His secret (other than good writing) is to publish in the early hours of the morning, so everyone has something to read when they come into work.

I really like the comment that his audience is people who hate their jobs. That could be an overall company metric - how many people are happy in their jobs based on the amount of web sites visited per day.

As Ben Franklin said, "Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise."

David is trying to match Gawker's $1-2 million in ad revenue.

I'll have to check on my D-list status on Blogebrity.com.

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