Dating on a dime joel


Blog Tip: If you’re worried about your boss reading your blog, A) You probably shouldn’t be writing it or B) You should find a boss that values employees that have opinions of their own, think critically and take initiative.

I have a whole list of impossible things that I’m actually doing.

I will never make a dime from this blog and I’m perfectly okay with that.

Lately, I’ve gotten a lot of questions lately around my future plans for the blog and how I’m planning to “monetize BIT”.

In the last year, Highlight, Sonar, Glancee, Intro, and many others have all tried their hands at connecting people based on proximity with mixed results.

But Grindr, the dating app for gay men, has been doing it since 2009.

Today the company announced it hit four million users with 1.1 million daily actives.



I was an extra in a movie and did lots of other stuff as well.I’m not “location independent”, I’m not living in Asia and I’m not Tim Ferriss [Surprisingly, I actually get asked all three of those questions a lot. There are a variety of reasons why not, but the main reason is I think most blog monetization strategies are sort of boring.There are usually two types of blog monetization strategies.After all, that’s what most bloggers do when their blog reaches a certain size, right?


Well maybe, but I’m not most bloggers and BIT isn’t like most blogs.

There’s a lot of noise out there, a lot of people who write about stuff that matters, but never actually do anything.


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