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October 7, 2002

Where’s The Money?

Clay Shirky has written about why weblogs are never going to make anyone rich, and why anyone hoping to make money off their weblog should just give up now. There’s a lot of “No Duh” stuff in this article, but it’s a good summary of the philosophy I’ve followed regarding the Internet: websites are predominately about saving money, not making money. In an ironic twist, he says the best way to make money from a weblog is to write a dead-trees book about weblogging, as a few have done.