It is very popular to start a blog and monetize it. In this article, I want to give you some ideas to make money blogging. First, you can read how to create your own blog and then I’ll tell you some ideas on how to make money from it.
Start a blog
If you’re going to blog, you need a blog, right? I recommend that you start a blog on WordPress. You have to pay for a domain name and a web hotel. It’s a small investment, but you get a nice-looking blog and you can change everything on your blog however you want. Go Daddy’s advice to register your domain name and Hostgator for your web hotel. They are large companies with good service and affordable prices.
The topic of your blog
The first thing to think about is the topic of your blog. What are you going to write about? I suggest something you like and have as a hobby. You write with more passion when you write about something you love to do. If you just pick the topic that makes the most money, chances are you’ll get bored and stop blogging after a while. Some suggestions for topics are:
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If you start a tech blog with an idea to make money, you have to meet people’s needs. You can’t write about what you made for breakfast or how your day went. When writing, you need to consider the needs of your readers.
Get traffic to your blog – Submit your blog to directories
You now have a blog and a topic. After you’ve written a few posts, you can start submitting your blog to directories. The folders then link to your blog. Your blog will get noticed by Google and get some traffic. Here’s a list of some good directories to get you started:
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Search engine optimization (SEO)
To get more traffic to your blog, you want to be loved by Google. So you need to use SEO on your blog. In this article I cannot tell you everything about SEO. It’s too much to cover. Search Google and you will find many good articles to learn from.
Start linking to other good blogs and websites you visit. Your readers love it when you provide good information. Other site owners will notice you and maybe give you feedback. You also want to link within your blog. Links to other posts relevant to what you’re writing now.
Comment on other blogs
Start reading blogs that write about things similar to yours. If you have something good to say, write a comment. You can add a link to your blog in the comment. Now all other readers will notice and maybe visit your blog.
Do you use social networks like Facebook or Twitter? Adding links to your blog posts can help you get more traffic.
Now – Ideas to monetize your blog!
- Ideas To Make Money From Blogging – AdSense
One idea to monetize your blog is to put AdSense ads on it. You make money when someone clicks on it. It’s easy to get started. If you want to learn more about Google AdSense, read my article Ideas That Will Make You Easy Money – Google AdSense. In that article I teach you step by step how to get started with AdSense.
- Blogging Make Money Ideas – Write an Ebook
A good idea to make money is to write an e-book. Write something your readers will enjoy reading. If your blog is about weight loss, you might want to write an ebook on low-carb diets. Don’t forget to choose a related topic for your eBook. If you write a gardening ebook and blog about weight loss, your readers will be confused. Not a good idea to make money. Once you’re done with the eBook, you can sell it on your blog.
- Blogging Make Money Ideas – Become an Affiliate
Another great idea for making money is to be an affiliate. An affiliate promotes other people’s products. If your blog is about weight loss, you can promote a weight loss product. When someone buys it through your link, you get paid.