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Wall Street Journal Podcast: Professional Blogging

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Today, the Wall Street Journal’s Tech News Briefing podcast includes an interview with me about the growth or demise of professional blogging. Here are the Wall Street Journal’s podcasts and the RSS feed to subscribe to the Tech News Briefing.

My interview starts at about 7:40. I share some of my experiences with blogging particularly at Consumerism Commentary and my thoughts about earning money with blogs, non-professional blogging, professional blogging for the beginner, and bloggers earning over $100,000 from their websites.

Download the podcast here.

Updated January 16, 2010 and originally published May 21, 2008. If you enjoyed this article, subscribe to the RSS feed or receive daily emails. Follow @ConsumerismComm on Twitter and visit our Facebook page for more updates.

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Luke Landes, also known as Flexo, is the founder of Consumerism Commentary. He has been blogging and writing for the internet since 1995 and has been building online communities since 1991. Find out more about him and follow Luke Landes on Twitter. View all articles by .

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avatar Mike

Listening now and looking forward to hearing your thoughts.

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avatar klerg

Listening to it now, man…great insight!

Just curious: why does Wordpress put so much strain on a non-dedicated server?

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avatar jim

Congratulations man, good interview.

RE: klerg – it hits the DB every pageload unless you have caching installed/turned on… mySQL can’t handle a lot of connections.

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avatar klerg

Ahhh…makes sense…thanks jim!

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avatar Ben

Cool interview Flexo! It’s not everyday you get to be on a Wall Street Journal podcast. You sounded great, I’m sure I would have stumbled over my words. Nice work!

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avatar Luke Landes ♦127,380 (Platinum)

Ben: That’s the magic of the editing room. :-) Thanks!

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