I am hiring talent from Elance. I have also completed hiring $2000+ worth of writers at Elance.
With the ongoing changes and upgrades to search engine algorithms, blog writers are finding it harder to climb higher in search rankings to reach a larger audience.
When it comes to digital marketing, a myriad of channels can be used to spread a message. Depending on your message, some mediums may prove to be more effective than others.
Bloggers and online entrepreneurs wants to start with a brand new idea. But I see that there are very few big ideas that has become great businesses (for computers and online world at least) for those who pioneered it.