This week I tried something new. Instead of someone paying me to create linkbait for them for up to £2,000 I created a piece of linkbait on spec and marketed it to the members of my “Headline and Content Ideas”, newsletter.
Membership comprises mostly of publishers who are hungry for linkalicious content. I priced the content at the low price of £500 and crafted it to appeal to both those on social tagging sites and those who link.
After a few days the content sold, proving that such a market exists and establishing a price point. (more…)