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Blogworld 2009 Monetization Track Summary

As you may or may not know, this is my 3rd year as the organizer for the Blogworld “monetization” track. That means that I get to create sessions for the show that revolve around “making money with blogs”. The past two years have been extremely successful, with jam-packed sessions and thousands of happily informed people walking away with tips and tricks and motivation… oh my!

This year I’m at it again. The final schedule is up now and you can see the panels that I’ve put together.

Are you coming? Because it’s going to be the best track yet! Over the next few weeks leading up to the show I’m going to feature each panel I put together and talk about why you NEED to be in attendance.

Here’s a run-down of the sessions I’ll be talking about here on my blog over the next few weeks. Note: I’ll be personally moderating a bunch of these panels.

Friday, 11:30 AM
Panel: Are You Getting The Most Money Out Of Your Blog As You Can?
Description: You may think your blog is earning well, but what if someone showed you how you’re leaving money on the table and could be earning much more? Well, this panel will show you how to extract those extra revenues out of your blog that you’ve never thought of. Ready to make even more income next year? We’ll show you how.

Panelists: Dave Taylor, Tim Jones, Chris Pirillo, Chloe Spencer

Friday, 12:45 PM
Panel: Affiliate Marketing Blogging Secrets
Description: Top bloggers already know, and have proven, that affiliate marketing is a top three money making tactic for their blogs. Now is the time to learn from the affiliate marketing experts about how to incorporate high-converting affiliate marketing efforts into your plan of attack.

Panelist(s): Angel Djambazov, Brian Littleton, Ben Huh, Kim Rowley

Friday, 3 PM
Session Title: Making Social Media Make Money – The Top Ten Strategies
Description: Social Media has become our first choice for communication with friends and for business. Most of us start our online sessions with Twitter or Facebook. Social Search poses the first real threat to Google’s dominance. This presentation will explore practical applications to deliver real bottom line profitability for business and leading strategies for building your personal brand online.

Panelist(s): Jay Berkowitz

Friday, 4 PM
Panel: Did I Miss The Online Video Boat?
Description: So what happened? Last year everyone told me I should be making Web videos and I’d be rich. I didn’t do it because I was too busy and didn’t know how to start. Did everyone get rich besides me? If so, who and how and is there still time for me to jump on board?

Panelist(s): Steve Rosenbaum, Gary Rozenwieg, Vincent Everts

Saturday, 11:30 AM
Panel: The Money Making Potential of Continuity Programs
Description: The business case and money making potential of creating and maintaining continuity programs.

Panelist(s): Tim Kerber, Ryan Lee

Saturday, 12:45 PM
Panel: How to Earn A Big Ole’ Pile of Money By Making Lots of Killer Blog Content
Description: One way to make money on your blog is to create tons of high-quality content. But how do you do that if you’re a one-person shop? Learn from the experts about how they create massive amounts killer blog content that helps them earn like Web rock stars.

Panelist(s): Rosemary, Warren Whitlock, Dan Gray, JB Glossinger

Saturday, 3 PM
Panel: Blogging Super Panel Live Feedback Site Reviews
Description: Is your blog optimizing its potential to make money? Find out! This panel of the top money making bloggers of all time will spend a few hours reviewing your blogs live. So get there early and step up to the mic and be ready to have your blog picked apart by the pros who know.

Panelist(s): Darren Rowse, John Chow, Zac Johnson

Saturday, 4:15 PM
Panel: How to Make $60k a Month with a Membership Program?
Description: Learn the secrets of how to take a niche topic and turn it into a profitable membership program from scratch, capable of earning $60k a month or more. It wasn’t always easy either. Learn about the early days and the problems we ran into, as well as the mistakes we made in the process. Also learn how to turn on the marketing machine to attract new members.

Panelist(s): Timothy Sykes, Adarsh D. Pallian

Bonus! She’s not in my track, but she is speaking.

Session Title: Facebook & Twitter Fortunes: How To Strategically Grow Your Business Using the Top Two Online Social Networks
Description: Facebook is the largest online social network and Twitter is the fastest growing online social network. These two giant sites have changed the landscape of online marketing with significant implications for business owners, marketers, and entrepreneurs. Facebook boasts over 200 million active members and is growing at a rate of over one million new members per week. Twitter has grown 2300% in the past 12 months. Facebook, Twitter and other social media sites are extremely powerful marketing mediums through which to exponentially grow your business.

Panelist(s): Mari Smith