Jason Kottke is leaving his full-time job to devote himself completely to his blog. He won’t be making money through advertising, he’ll be relying on the goodwill of visitors to pitch in. His basic donation is $30 and I’m sure he won’t have a problem finding 1,000 people to donate that much money. Is it sustainable year after year?
It would be nice to quit the corporate world withe a product so popular people will support me via donations. However, it doesn’t seem like a good long-term stragey.