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I’m very pleasantly surprised to be nominated for Total Film’s Best Creative Blog Award. After just one year of running NoFilmSchool as a daily blog, I’m honored to be listed alongside the likes of Ted Hope’s Hope for Film and John August’s… um, John August. If you like what you’ve been reading here on NoFilmSchool, please head on over to the Total Film Movie Blog Awards and give this site a vote! The awards are also, of course, a good way to discover other film sites, so check ‘em out.

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Can a blog like NoFilmSchool be self-sustaining? As a blogger you can make money by being a contributor to a huge tech or political blog, wherein you’re one of many staff writers churning out content every day — which I’ve done — but can you turn a profit by writing about what’s important to you, on your own site, in your own way? In my recent manifesto I talked about blog revenue being one (small) slice of the self-sustaining pie, and on this site’s about page I wrote, “a big part of figuring out how to be independently creative — and by this I mean, being able to work on your own creations, for yourself, without having a day job — is figuring out how to derive value from the content you create.” Here, then, are the traffic and revenue stats from NoFilmSchool for the just-concluded month of April: More »