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Bloggers who work for Weblogs Inc, newly acquired by AOL for $25 million, soon will have ownership of their content; vastly increased exposure through AOLs subscriber network; and other favorable terms yet to be announced. But there’s no more than an “allusion” to more money for the bloggers, who now work for a pittance.
That’s the word from Darren Rowse of ProBlogger, who says a WIN staffer sent him an internal email with the details.
Dot Blog Millionaires? Not Bloody Likely
The many millionaires of the 90s included rank and file who got stock. I sure hope the WIN bloggers, whose content is the heart of the blogs, will get a big payout. But I wouldn’t bet on it.
Everyone at Weblogs, Inc is said to be happy that Calcanis is staying on. I predict that he’ll be on to his next great adventure in no time flat. Money goes to money, as my grandma always said.