Blogging bought me some toys


August 1, 2007 11:25 PM

LG widescreen monitor and Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7

where the magic happens :mrgreen:

Blogging has been real good for me. It started out as a creative outlet way back when, then I met and got to know other bloggers, some of whom have become real life friends. And as mentioned in my latest podcast, blog advertising has also given me a nice little side income.

LG widescreen monitor

And this is the latest toy that I’ve bought with that side income: an LG 20″ widescreen monitor, $299. This is on top of the camera I bought in May for $399 – a Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7.

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LZ7

The ironic thing is, if I wasn’t a blogger I could have made do with my older camera, and if I wasn’t spending so much time in front of the computer, I would not have been tempted to upgrade the monitor.

Oh well, never mind. I’m now working towards the funds for my end of year holiday. πŸ™‚

17 thoughts on “Blogging bought me some toys

  1. mooiness Post author

    sourrain: no problem – email me!

    10/3: it takes time man. It was at least 5/6 months before it started to trickle in. but some are quicker than others, it all depends on the niche of your writing.

    blur ting: yeah I’d say #1 benefit is meeting ppl, and #2 is the side-income.

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  2. mooiness Post author

    ront: yeah unfortunately not. πŸ˜‰

    indra: know that it will take time. Just have to be consistent with yourself – write well and write often if you are serious about it. and thanks!

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  3. mooiness Post author

    Rachel: that’s good! just be patient – I had to wait a few months too before it started becoming more constant.

    nadnut: atm, planning for end of year – Xmas/NYE.

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  4. Andy

    Great that you can write about things you love and get toys on the side.

    Methinks you need a new keyboard though! The one in the pics looks like it came from 1995 πŸ˜€

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  5. mooiness Post author

    Andy: haha you would be correct! But it’s a Honeywell – even if it’s that old, it’s still very comfortable to use. But yeah, now it doesn’t match my new monitor.

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