Money Meets Medicine Podcast

MMM #8: How Blogs and Podcasts Make Money

Have you ever considered starting a side gig in blogging or podcasting?  Maybe you are just an avid consumer of these two media types.  Either way, it is useful for you to understand how blogs and podcasts make money.  This way, you will understand the conflicts of interest that exist and be a smart consumer of these media products.

What You’ll Learn from How Blogs and Podcasts Earn Money

Set for Life InsuranceIn this episode, you will learn about how bloggers and podcasters make money and how this may (or may not) impact how you consume information and act on the advice offered on these platforms.

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  • What I view as my number 1 job as a blogger, podcaster, and educator.
  • How blogs and podcasts make money through affiliate marketing links that you often click on.
  • What a masked link is on the internet.
  • How refinancing your student loans through The Physician Philosopher offers you a cashback deal you wouldn’t otherwise receive, while I get paid for that transaction, too.  It is a win-win.
  • Selling products

Resources from the How Blogs and Podcasts Earn Money

Check out the resources mentioned in this episode:

This Episode’s Sponsor

This episode’s sponsor is Jamie Fleischner from Set for Life Insruance, which is one of the nation’s top independent brokerages specializing in life and disability insurance for physicians and professionals. Since 1993 they have worked with thousands of clients finding the most suitable products at the greatest discounted price.

Jamie has been a long time sponsor at The Physician Philosopher, and I’ve never heard a single bad review from my readers.  So, if you need a term-life insurance or disability policy, you can reach out to Jamie by calling Set for Life at 888-553-3559 or emailing her team at [email protected]

Listener Question of the Week:

Today’s question comes from Dr. Matthews,

He wants to know the following, “What does financial success mean to you?”

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