Quiz: Can blogging make you rich?
by Staff
Is your blog poised to make millions? Not if you fail our "How to Make Money Blogging" Quiz!

The word "blog" is a hybrid of what two words?

  • "web" and "log"
  • "web" and "logarithm"
  • "bio" and "log"

True or false: Everyone who blogs makes money.

  • True
  • False

In 2007, how much did Perez Hilton's celebrity gossip blog receive per month in advertising revenue?

  • $0
  • $111,000
  • $111 million

According to a survey by the technology Web site Technorati, what percentage of bloggers earned a salary in 2011?

  • 1 percent
  • 14 percent
  • 85 percent

The 2011 Technorati survey suggests that 10 percent of bloggers were paid by the post. Half reported that they earned less than what amount per post?

  • $25
  • $100
  • $1,000

Technorati identifies what four different types of bloggers?

  • hobbyists, newscasters, journalists and entrepreneurs
  • government officials, professionals, corporate bloggers and entertainers
  • hobbyists, professionals, corporate bloggers and entrepreneurs

Of the four types of bloggers, which is the most common?

  • entrepreneurs
  • hobbyists
  • corporate bloggers

True or false: Not all professional bloggers are full-time.

  • true
  • false

For what purpose do corporate bloggers typically use their blogs?

  • solicit product ideas, post news stories and share client information
  • share expertise, promote their brand and try to attract new clients
  • share client information, advertise their competition and promote their brand

How are entrepreneur bloggers different from corporate bloggers?

  • Entrepreneur bloggers write about their lives and interests.
  • Entrepreneur bloggers are hired simply to maintain a company's blog.
  • Entrepreneur bloggers actually manage the company or organization that they're promoting.

True or false: You should blog about a topic that you love.

  • true
  • false

Visitors to a blog are also referred to as what?

  • clicks
  • customers
  • traffic

What is one of the most common ways bloggers can earn an income?

  • photography
  • traveling
  • advertisements

How can a blogger use an affiliate program in his or her blog?

  • The blogger frequently visits the Web site of an affiliate program.
  • The bloggers includes a link to an affiliate Web site within a blog post or on his or her page.
  • The blogger models his or her blog after an affiliate program's Web site.

When using an advertising service like Google AdSense, how much compensation should a blogger expect from a single ad click?

  • less than a penny
  • 50 cents
  • $1

What is it called when a company pays a blogger to write about its products on the blogger's personal Web page?

  • post-and-pay
  • pay-per-post
  • write-and-reward

According to BlogPulse, how many blogs existed as of Nov. 13, 2011?

  • 176,000
  • 176 million
  • 176 billion

True or false: Most successful bloggers begin making money immediately.

  • true
  • false

What is the typical compensation for a pay-per-post blog entry?

  • $10 to $20
  • $100 to $200
  • $1,000 to $2,000

True or false: Most companies will pay you to blog even if you have little or no experience.

  • true
  • false