Time to Add A Bit “Commercial” to my blog

In business by Michael Michelini3 Comments

I’ve always hesitated to do too much self promotion on my personal blog….but recently after so many people seem to be confused on what I do for a living, and the recent EXPLOSION of “personal branding” and the convergence of personal lives and professional lives, I decided to add some small banner ads on the right side here on my blog.

I never liked to be a big pressure sales guy, I like to have people who are looking for a solution come to me. That is why I LOVE THE INTERNET. Because it is inbound marketing rather than pushing sales. I do have a more commercial site on WWW.michaelmichelini.com that I call my “office” here on the menu bar, but seems it is not enough to make it obvious to people that is where they can learn about my professional experiences.

I did have some stupid “google ads” on this blog years ago, but it made no money, and didn’t really make a good impression to people coming on the blog, like I’m just writing this blog to get some PPC income from visitors.

The reason I blog here is to share my experiences, and its my “online journal” – since I have always kept a journal since early in high school, I thought rather then carrying a heavy paper journal around with me on my travels, I would keep it digital and online.

So these “banner ads” are simply displaying the businesses I am involved with for those of you curious enough. I’ll add and remove, since I realize how many different “businesses” I am involved with. I LOVE startups. Its my passion, and business is so integrated into my life….why not integrate the business I am involved with into my personal blog to.

Its all about today’s explosion of SOCIAL MEDIA, and dealing with PEOPLE rather then BUSINESSES. I used to be scared to connect my personal life to my business life. I used to hide my name on newyorkbarstore.com – I remember all of us in the business wanted to hide our personal names from the website – maybe for 1 it would make it seem to small and for 2 maybe there would get some crazy stalker.

But seems today’s internet world, everyone is connecting their personal “brand” to their business brand, and I may as well do it here on the blog.

So enough for the JUSTIFICATION and explanation, there’s just gonna be a few small square banners on the right navigation bar now, so deal with it 😉

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  2. haha,,cool, you can also give other people chance to ad on ur blog ,how much for the banner advertisement on your site ,hahaha!

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