I own a blog, how do I make some money with it?
Make Money Blogging from Home: Monetize your blog
First of all you need to get visitors to your blog! These techniques here are useless for a blog with no audience!
Ok, you now own a Blog with visitors that like your content. Now you want to make money out of your blog, of course!
There are a lot of ways to transform your visitors (=traffic) into revenue!
Everybody keeps talking about affiliate marketing, and you should knw what it is. Basically you get paid comissions for selling other peoples products through your website. Or even easier than that, you just send them to the seller and get paid a comission.
Check my article on Affiliate Marketing, to find out what exactly affiliate marketing is and what tools and education you need to get startet.
2. Put some Advertisements on your Blog
If affiliate marketing is too much effort for you, you can always just put some ads on your blog. For example goolge adsense, as you might know, it allows you to put Ads on your blog that are related to the topic of your blog.
There are different types of ads you can put on your site, PPC (pay per click) and PPV (pay per view) ads.
Putting some contextual, text, and impression ads on your blog, can be a great way to generate some revenue with your site.
Here are some websites, that pay you to display Ads:
- Google AdSense
- Text Link Ads
- Text Link Brokers
- Tribal Fusion
3. Make your own Online store
It’s simple, use a wordpress-plugin to make a store on your blog and sell whatever want. (as long as its legal)
4. Useful Links
- Affiliate Marketing for dummies
- My article on Affiliate Marketing. How does it work? Where do I start?
- Google Adsense, Put Advertisements on your blog / website.
- One of the biggest affiliate marketplace out there.
- Wikipedias explanation of Affiliate Marketing
Make Money Blogging from home takes some time and effort, but its definitly worth your time. If you already own a blog it is about time to monetize it and start making money blogging!