Kottke Ends his Experiment

By Deane Barker on February 22, 2006

Oh, what a year: Jason Kottke is apparently going back to work. A year ago he asked people for money so he could blog full-time. He ended up getting $39,900.

I’m not going to be asking for contributions again. Part of it has to do with the reasons outlined at the bottom of this post. I haven’t grown traffic enough or developed a sufficient cult of personality to make the subscription model a sustainable one for kottke.org…those things just aren’t interesting to me.

Here’s more information on how much he made.