Can you really make money blogging? In how many ways you can monetize a blog? What is the legitimate way to make money from a blog?
If you have these questions in mind, then my friend you have come to the right place. In this post, I will show the ways to earn money from your blog.
But to make money from a blog, you need to have a blog. if you have a blog then congrats, but if you haven’t a blog and you want to create a free blog then I have already covered how to start a blog for free and make money.
You can’t make money just by having a blog. To earn money, your blog should have traffic.
Tips for getting traffics on new blog :-
- Do proper keyword research.
- Write SEO friendly valuable content.
- Share your blog post on each social media platform.
- Write a guest post to get backlinks.
- To email to pro bloggers and digital marketer to share your blog post.
Now you have a blog and traffic then let’s talk how you can earn money from blog.
1. Ad Network
The easiest way to start making money from a blog is placing ads.
You can place advertisement in your blog and whenever someone saw and click on your blog you will and earn money.
There are many ads network you can join to earn money from advertisement.
The two top Ads network are
However, Google AdSense is the most preferred choice of every blogger, when they move ahead to earn money from ad networks.
Joining the Google AdSense ad network is also very easy to compare to the other one.for joining Google AdSense your blog should fulfill these criteria:-
- Each post should have a minimum of 1000 words.
- Your blog should have a minimum of 30 posts.
- Your blog should have original content(do not copy content from another website).
If you fulfill these criteria then you are ready to apply for Google AdSense.
Once your application is accepted, you are ready to show the ads in your blog and make money.
2. Affiliate Marketing
The affiliate program is a great way to make money from your blog. Affiliate marketing has changed the life of bloggers.
Be a travel blogger or fashion blogger, there is an affiliate program for each blogger.
I am sorry, because I forgot to tell you that affiliate marketing is the top choice of most of the bloggers to earn money.
You can make a lot of money in single click from affiliate marketing than a single click of ads.
Affiliate marketing is promoting someone’s product and service. When someone buys a product from your link, you earn a commission.
You don’t have to think about you blogging niche because there is affiliate program for blogger of any field.
Before joining affiliate programs you must check these points-
- What is the minimum commission for every sale you make?
- How much time it will take to get your commission after the successful sale?
- How you will get paid?
- Will you get a discount for your audience?
- Will you get help from the company to increase your conversion rate?
- What is the cookie period?
Some top affiliate network you should join are:-
3. Sell Your E-Book
You read it right. If you love writing then you can also write and sell your e-book on your blog or on kindle.there are many bloggers who are making $1000+ per month.
Use your skill and experience to write an e-book and sell it on your blog.
You can write an e-book on any topic like if you know knitting then you can compile an e-book on knitting or you can write an e-book on how to plant a tree from scratch.
Over time your e-book will generate passive income for you.
To write e-book you can use Google Docs or press book and to sell it on your blog you can use Edd WordPress plugin.
Do not forget to also list your e-book on kindle.
4. Online Course
Do you have skill of playing guitar/ do you know how to talk to people?
Then why not teach it to the others and make money online. Yes, you can make a course on any skill and sell it on your blog or any other platform.it can generate a passive income for you.
ramit sethi have made more than 10 millions dollars annually from their premium courses.
To create and sell your online course you can use
Your blog is your brand which has given you identity in this digital world .people know you from your blog then why not use your brand and identity to make money.
You can offer consulting to individual or company and earn money.many bloggers are charging $1000 for consulting.for consulting,you can create a service page a list ther point in which areas you consult.
Finally, people in need will contact you from your blog and you can make money in exchange.
Also Read:- How To Earn Money From YouTube
6. Sell Freelance Service
You can sell freelance service from your blog and can make money from it.you can offer any service in which you’re expert like SEO or web designing service.
Create a service page on your blog and list your services you are offering with your contact email.
You can also join the freelance market to offer the same service on these platforms.some top freelance market is
7. Sponsored Post And Reviews
Companies always look platform to promote or to get a review for their newly launched products.
For this they contact bloggers who have good numbers of audience, to write about their newly launched products.
When your blog becomes popular and you have a good reach to the audience, companies will contact you for promotion but if they do not then you can yourself contact these companies to write about their product on your blog, for which you can charge them money.
8. Sell Membership
Another legitimate ways to make money from a blog is to sell membership.
You can create a membership page on your blog where you will post premium content for the people who buy membership of your blog and become a member.
For example:- you can see how business insider(financial and business news website) have a business insider prime membership where they offer exclusive content to their prime members.
To create a membership feature on your blog you can use member press plugin.
MemberPress plugin is all in one plugin using which you can accept payment, create membership level, restrict access for membership plans, add members-only content, and many more.
I hope I helped you to know how you can earn money from your blog. Do not forget to subscribe RichestNerd and give feedback.