Blogging is very powerful as we all know, and at the same time it is fun and exciting too. Even better is the fact that it can get you a lot of money by way of ads, sponsors, reviews, affiliate sales, etc. But the problem is… today, a lot of blogs (especially multi-author blogs — no offense) are becoming content farms.
First things first. What is a content farm?
Content farm (also known as a content mill) is basically a company that hires a lot of “niche writers” to write search engine friendly content so as to get organic traffic from search engines and ultimately make money selling ads.
So, their primary goal is to generate as much page views as possible to make even more money per visit (it reduces their cost of content creation). That’s why instead of linking out to external web pages they try to keep the visitor within their website by interlinking their own content. [Read more…] about Why Multi-Author Blogs Are The New Content Farms (Sort Of)