This Article is About
profitable niche
auto pilot
sales letters
financial success
wrong direction
important point
amount of money
How Do You Make Money With A Blog?
Join 1000's of Authors at StreetArticles Today!

How Do You Make Money With A Blog?

One subject you are sure to find plenty of information about on the web is blogging, and how to make money from it. Should you decide to start a money making blog, you will also begin to appreciate the demands for new content that you will need to provide to keep your readers interested in what you have to offer. The financial success of your blog depends on it.

As you might expect from the web, you will run into plenty of hype which can waste your time and your money, and quite likely lead you in the wrong direction. As always, beware of hype!

In this post, we will review some approaches people use to make money with blogs.

If you check the money making offers that come your way, you will undoubtedly have seen ads and sales letters telling you how you can make a lot of money blogging. These ads and sales letters wouldn't keep coming your way if blogging was not a practical way to make money online.

Some bloggers are trying to make a modest amount of money to make ends meet. Others have found that if they continue this activity over time, their blogging income can grow considerably. And it's a steady recurring income, but it won’t happen on "auto-pilot."

Every blog published is different, and therefore the earnings potential will vary all over the map. The important point to keep in mind is that people are making money with this medium. The successful blog owners are the ones who have found a profitable niche. Writing for a wide audience is not practical in today’s web, not if you are interested in making money online fast.

So, where does the revenue and profits come from?

Google AdSense Most everyone that has been around the make money online field will be at least aware of Google AdSense, but they may not realize the great potential it has for creating income from your blog. This income comes from ads that Google places on your blog, and that visitors to your blog will choose to click on.

Some bloggers have gone on to build big incomes using AdSense. Others have found out the hard way that these days you have to be extremely careful with Google’s terms of use because even an innocent/careless mistake can cause the cancelation of your AdSense account with the resulting loss of that income source.

Other than that, you will have tremendous flexibility in the content of your blog, and Google AdSense will find the right revenue producing ads to place in those pages, and you will get paid for it.

E-Book Sales You don't necessarily have to write your own e-books to offer them for sale. You can easily finds e-books in just about any subject that interests you, or that you feel there is a need for, and get products that you can re-brand.

This can get you started while you do some research into a subject that may be of great interest to you, which you are passionate about, and can then write your own e-book. Your success in selling your own e-book will depend on the demand or the need for what you want to write about.

You will see e-books being sold for a little as $5-$7 all the way up to $20, depending on how unique the e-book is, and how much of a need it fills.

Affiliate Marketing This has often been presented as the ideal business to be in because you get to choose what you want to promote from a very large inventory of available programs. You will need to research the market beyond what the product owner offers you.

The beauty of this approach is that you don’t need your own product. Your job is simply to send potential buyers to the product site and collect a commission for any resulting sales.

When you are getting set up, you can compare various programs, including the promotional material they offer their affiliates, the sales letter that will present the product to the potential buyers you send to the product sites, the ads that you will place in your blog...every item you will need is already waiting for you.

All you do is make sure that your blog subscriptions continue to grow. And you won't have to worry about the quality of the product you are promoting because you will have checked this out in your program selection.

Membership Programs You have probably seen ads for membership programs. Many successful operators of membership programs swear by them because once you get a few hundred sign ups, you will be generating a steady monthly income. The products offered range from blogs, to software, to training courses and more.

Of course to be successful, you have to deliver quality content for which people will be willing to pay a subscription fee. You will have a certain level of turnover so you will need to keep recruiting new members.

Conclusion This is just a brief overview of some of the money making opportunities that are possible with blogs. Should you want to pursue this further, you will find an abundant source of tutorials and other instructional material by doing a few Google searches.

Street Talk

No comments present
You May Also Like
How To Increase Traffic To Your Blog Or Website
Advetising a blog or website really isn't as hard as you may think but there really is no point in having one unless you can get visitors. I'm going to provide you with information on how to increase traffic to your blog or website and all of these methods are…
By: angie smith in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Traffic Building   Jun 06, 2013  
  Likes: 3

Be The Blog
Um, what? Not something you would typically see in an article about writing blogs, let alone for articles that are hopefully increasing your online exposure. But think about it, “be the blog”. If you are developing a website and blog, or write articles regularly, you want to make sure that…
By: Rick Jantz in  Home Based Business  >  Network Marketing   Mar 17, 2013  
  Likes: 2

The Best Cooking Blog For You
Finding the best cooking blog can be quite hectic today, especially because of how numerous the blogs are. Obviously all cooking blogs don't have the best quality that they claim to have.You as a blogger should know precisely what kind of information you want from any blog before you begin…
By: Deshinali in  Food and Drink  >  Cooking Tips   Jan 22, 2012  
  Likes: 3

Write A Funny Blog
Some days we need to laugh…some days we are unable to. What is today for you? I often try and interject some humor into my articles and it works when I just let it flow while writing. But have you ever set for yourself the task of purposefully writing what…
By: Rick Jantz in  Arts and Entertainment  >  Humor   Mar 17, 2013  
  Likes: 1

How to Start A Food Blog on Wordpress
Do you have a gift for the culinary arts - otherwise known as you can cook and bake, then you might want to share your talents with others in the online world? If so, you might be wondering how to start a food blog on your own and it can…
By: Jedith K in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Blogging   Jul 02, 2013  
  Likes: 0

Ways to Monetize Your Blog
There are more than a few ways to monetize your blog - in this article I will be covering the ways I, myself have used to a degree of success. Unfortunately, most people's opinion of blogging these days is colored a little by constant success stories. Blogging is not as…
By: Chris Evans in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Blogging   Oct 23, 2013  
  Likes: 2

Some SEO Blogging Tips for Your Blog
Increasing traffic is the biggest aim for all bloggers worldwide. Let's say you have a blog - nice design, some published articles, but you don't have enough visitors. It's time to start work on your blog. I just made a few tips to help you get some visitors and earn…
By: Petar Bekarovski in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  SEO   Sep 30, 2012  
  Likes: 4

How to Earn Money In Blogging – Top 5 Ways to Make Money With A Blog
If you are starting a business online or thinking of the idea to do so, then, it would be a good idea to learn how to earn money in blogging. It really does not matter what niche you want to build a business around. If you have thought about that…
By: Zaquej Williams in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Blogging   Aug 25, 2013  
  Likes: 0

Making A Good Blog Post - Don't Follow the Crowed And Be Creative
There are millions of people trying to make a blog and trying even harder to get it noticed. When making a good blog it is all about the post and the content. Spending too much time on the look and the ads is just going to leave you in the…
By: Matt Burge in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Blogging   Apr 26, 2012  
  Likes: 2

Create A Successful Blog
There is nothing magical or hidden about creating a successful blog. I would argue that anyone can do it if you… Have the Desire Just like with anything in life, creating your own blog requires the desire and the passion to keep it up. Whether you choose to write daily,…
By: Rick Jantz in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Blogging   May 22, 2013  
  Likes: 1

Start A Blog for Free
If you want to start a blog for free, you have the ability to do this. There are a few things you need to know in advance before doing this. You need to know what 3rd party applications are, what sub-domains are, how popular platforms are setup compared to professionally…
By: Hiram Cooper in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Web Hosting   Jul 31, 2012  
  Likes: 15

How To Get Organic Traffic To Your Blog Without SEO
Being driven to the near point of insanity, most of us bloggers and internet marketers are slaves to search engine optimization in efforts to get traffic. We understand that it is the website traffic that creates the foundation for the success of our online businesses. We also have a solid…
By: jeroen waning in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Blogging   Oct 28, 2012  
  Likes: 1

Why Building A Community on A Blog is Essential
Blogs are there for the purpose of reading enjoyment, and whether or not you monetize your blog, you still need traffic for your readers. First of all, building a community on a blog is quite essential because it will result in more traffic, and that is what all blogs need…
By: Denise Durband in  Writing and Speaking  >  Creative Writing   Mar 05, 2012  
  Likes: 1

Building A Successful Blog
Many people start writing just for pleasure like myself and find they really enjoy it. This holds true for blogging too. If you are a blogger and do it to update your friends on your daily rendezvous or things happening in your life and space you do not need any…
By: Chris48 in  Business   Feb 27, 2013  
  Likes: 11

Blog With Pictures
How many times have we heard “a picture is worth a thousand words”? One picture could be the difference that keeps visitors reading your blog and, maybe, even buying. Are you using pictures with your blog? Far too often I find myself typing an article or a post and it…
By: Rick Jantz in  Internet and Businesses Online  >  Blogging   Apr 21, 2013  
  Likes: 3

Article Views: 1553    Report this Article