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My goals for 2011: Make sports blogging pay off

In my never-ending quest to figure out a model for making what is currently my hobby & passion into something bringing in at least a side income, I've decided to set a couple goals for myself to complete during the rest of 2011.

Simply put, I plan to publish two products over the next few months, which I hope will provide real value to hockey fans, and that they'll be willing to pay for.
Will it succeed? Will it fail?
The only way to know is to put my nose to the grindstone and get these two things done (I'll keep the details under my hat for now).
The important thing to note is that these efforts are in addition to anything I'm doing over at OTF. Taking away what we're doing over there and asking people to pay for it is a surefire lose-lose all the way around, because if there's anything we've learned over the last few years, it's that people love to read about sports, but only for free.
I'm also optimistic about Hockey Gear HQ, as I've h…